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comment DIY Dip Station
There is a fitness.se, but I don't know if this would be on topic for them.
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reviewed Close I installed new undermount sink, now the p trap won't fit
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comment Collapsing wooden basement walkout
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comment DIY Dip Station
I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because this appears to be a hobby project to create exercises equipment rather than improve the home.
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comment I installed new undermount sink, now the p trap won't fit
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comment Wind from kitchen sink drainage pipe
@supercat The alternative to connecting to a vented stack is an an AAV. You replace the S trap with a P trap that connects to a tee. Bottom of the tee goes to the drain in the floor, top of the tee goes as high as possible (underside of the countertop) and has an AAV placed on top. This permits the air to enter behind the draining water so the trap isn't sucked dry, while closing in the other direction to block sewer gases.
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comment Wind from kitchen sink drainage pipe
The back feeding risk into the dishwasher is that a clog in the drain will backup into the dishwasher instead of into the sink. You wouldn't even know there's a clog until you open your dishwasher and find it full of your sink waste. When you affix the dishwasher drain to the underside of the countertop, the sink has to nearly overflow before anything can drain back into the dishwasher.
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comment Wind from kitchen sink drainage pipe
Tester pretty much nails it. You also want that dishwasher drain line affixed to the underside of the counter top in at least one point to minimize the risk of water feeding back. And that's effectively an S trap, not good but fixable. Changing the 90 elbow in the back to a tee with an AAV as close to the countertop as you can get it would be the fast solution.
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comment Wind from kitchen sink drainage pipe
A properly functioning trap should have water in the bottom of it after you use the sink. I think we'd need to know if your trap never works (never fills with water), gets sucked dry when you drain a lot of water quickly, or dries out due to wind pressure over the outside pipes.
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comment Wind from kitchen sink drainage pipe
S traps are not permitted in a typical drain setup because they result in the water draining too fast and sucking water out of the trap (your local codes and gray water system may permit it). You want a J trap with a vent connected where the line goes vertical to avoid sucking water out of the trap.
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comment What is best decking material to keep out rats?
If you're trying to stop them with the decking material, then I think you've already lost that battle. By decking material, are you referring to subfloor, roof sheathing, an exterior deck, or some other surface?
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comment Range hood exterior vent close to window?
I don't believe hover bricks are a thing yet, so there's still load being supported by them, up the wall, and via a lintel over the windows and doors. Just make sure that any opening you create can still properly transfer load to the structure below. I'd also avoid an exhaust fan that close to a soffit, otherwise you're going to have kitchen grease drawn into the attic.
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