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Is it ok for the furnace's condensate drain to touch the vent pipe on water heater and furnace?
My sewer vent pipe does not even extend to the ceiling
Can sewer gas reenter the house from the stack vent through exhaust fans and dryer vents on the roof
Can I run a drain pipe along the outside of the separation wall in my garage?
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Sewer vent pipe running across attic has a low spot and rainwater doesn't drain down.
There is a pvc pipe that runs across the attic and connects to the stack vent that goes through the roof. The 'run' across the attic that eventually elbows down has a low spot before the turn down. Rain water collects in about a 2 foot section before the turn downward rather than draining on down the pipe. In extremely cold weather the water froze and cracked the pipe resulting in drip ono the bathroom ceiling. (which is how i knew there was a problem). I managed to replace the cracked section but what do I need to do to avoid repeat? Shim the pvc pipe bit at the low point?
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Yeah, either shim it or even better, install some PVC pipe hangers to make sure that there are no low spots along the run. Shims may fall out with constant temperature and humidity fluctuations unless you secure them to the framing.
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