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Is there any reason that plumbing can't be adjacent to a heating/cooling duct?

I'm installing a utility sink and the only place to put the plumbing (if it's going to be right under the sink) is either directly behind or infront of this vent... Is there any reason not to put it ...
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DIY Bathroom Addition Vent and Drain Questions

I am adding a bathroom addition and I need some advice on laying out the drains and vents. The new bathroom will be 8'x 15' and will be slab on grade. When the new septic system was installed a few ...
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Electrical rough in

I have 2 question on electrical rough-in 1) For the outlet boxes, do I strip and wire nut the wires or just roll them up and tuck them in for the inspection? 2) For my recessed canless LED lights (...
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Minimum Concrete Thickness Over PVC After Rough-In

I just has some plumbing roughed in for my basement. The plumber did an okay job but for some reason routed the drain pipe for the sink under the area where my shower will go. This would't normally be ...
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Deciphering Basement Bathroom Rough-In

The original owner of our house had the layout changed from the standard design and we need some help with deciphering what's what so we can try to figure out what the new idea was that he was ...
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How can I improve a poorly-done concrete patch in a basement slab?

I had a plumber dig a trench to rough-in a bathroom in my basement. The concrete repair was done fairly poorly. It had areas that bumped up higher than original floor. I had them come back to fix it ...
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Can you install slip nuts for the bath tub drain under the house?

I'm not sure why it would matter, but I'm wondering if it is ok code wise to install the bath tub drain system at the Tee for the drain and overflow valve with slip nuts under the house. Just ...
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Should and can I move the gas pipes to make height for bathroom

Trying to add a bathroom to the basement with the builder provided rough in which is next to furnace/heater (located at 10 ft right angle away from electrical boards and laundry) I see that the city'...
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Installing a fiberglass shower in basement

I have an acrylic preformed shower to install in my basement. There is a rough in drain in a 10x10 cutout. I have two questions. The shower hole for the drain is in the center of the shower so it ...
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Toilet drain roughed in to wrong location

New construction home plumbing issue. Architects placed toilet in front of bathroom door. What the heck- that is where the sink should be! We did not notice until slab was poured and we saw the drain ...
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Replacement Window Rails Not Aligned

I had a custom Reliabilt window built by Lowes a couple weeks ago. I installed it and made sure everything was level and square but I noticed the rails are not in alignment. I took the window out to ...
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How to re-seal rough-in bit in basement bath?

I'm finishing a basement, and a bathroom shower drain rough in was pit was sealed with a plywood top. Now, the drain had to be moved a bit, so we cut the plywood to get access to the piping below, and ...
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Can I rough in an exterior light without cutting into the siding?

I have my interior wall exposed and would like to rough in some outdoor lights without actually cutting into the exterior siding right now. I plan on replacing the siding this summer. Is this ...
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RV / Manufactured Home Toilets Adapter

Situation: I'd like to eventually upgrade my toilet from a cheap, manual flush (need to physically apply foot pressure) to an affordable one that has a "walk away" flushing mechanism. It doesn't ...
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How far to rough in sink

When roughing in a sink, how far should I extend the 1.5" PVC into the room (i.e. through the drywall). Seems like if it goes past the framing, the drywallers are going to have to cut the hole before ...