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Safe to use this narrowing 2" PVC extension in shower drain?

Is 1.75" .vs. 2" significant? (if schedule 40, as is likely/common, actually 2.067" ID for the drain pipe) Math makes all clear. If you want to do the whole thing, the area of the pipes ...
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What are these rubber gaps near the top of my sink drain?

Bathroom sinks typically have an overflow hole which routes the water into the drain instead of overflowing your sink in the event that your stopper is engaged and the water is left running. Per your ...
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Would this be a proper way to run drain line for basement sink?

Are you smelling bad sewer gasses down there? I would assume you don't so it makes me think the black drain line from the water heater runs to a sump drain unless there's another trap somewhere else ...
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French drain exit placement

If I were your neighbor, I would not allow you to drain on to my property. But you can always talk and explain your plan. Rather then digging long trenches sloped from house to the street: Dig a 3 ...
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Kitchen Sink Drain Needs a Re-do?

Yeah I agree completely with Armand... the areas you have identified with green are all too level. This is definitely something you can do! I don't think you need to change the arrangement, as in your ...
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Kitchen sink backs up after 50 seconds

All you investigations and assumptions are correct. However, that the auger came out almost clean say you ended up in the drain vent pipe. The drain and drain vent are connect with a T junction after ...
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Kitchen Sink Drain Needs a Re-do?

I suspect the issue might be with the pitch of pipes. The green sections look like they may not have enough downward pitch for all the liquid to flow downstream, and so some puddles in those areas and ...
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Shower drain leaking from the ground

Rent or buy a Drain camera endoscope (sometimes called Borescope) and investigate without digging.
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