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Posted in thread: Roof Venting on 12-13-2014 at 01:40 PM
This is a general view of the house's chimney family (all in all 3 chimneys):
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7508/16013475055_f6a8b4edba_c.jpgThe 1) is a chimney for a
fireplace. 2) is one right above...
Posted in thread: Roof Venting on 12-13-2014 at 12:34 PM
Sorry to be the guy to say it.. but you need a pro, and you probably will be putting in two
liners. That chimney is really unsafe with it being unlined. Then you have the offset flue
tiles on the insi...
Posted in thread: Roof Venting on 12-13-2014 at 12:26 PM
If you're referring to the pipe that your arrow is pointing to, it's a vent stack for your
sewer lines.The arrow is not pointing to the stack protruding from the roof and close the
bedroom window. The...
Posted in thread: Cast Iron P-Trap Under Bathtub Collapsed on 12-12-2014 at 09:11 PM
I was thinking that if the sink drains into that vent and it drains good, that might tell us
something.If the sink has a separate drain and vent you could maybe remove the whole pipe thru
the attic or...
Posted in thread: Cast Iron P-Trap Under Bathtub Collapsed on 12-12-2014 at 08:58 PM
simple explanation of a vent.fill a glass with water, put a straw in the waterput your finger
tip over the end of the straw and pick it straight up.the water stays in the straw. no venttake
Posted in thread: Roof Venting on 12-12-2014 at 08:42 PM
Another pic of the aggravated ex-chimney and seemingly current hvac vent:
Posted in thread: Roof Venting on 12-12-2014 at 08:28 PM
I would suspect it's an old double chimney flue. You should have them inspected by a pro,
especially if they're still being used.This is what goes over them. seems that they are being
used by the fur...
Posted in thread: Roof Venting on 12-12-2014 at 08:25 PM
Looks like a chimney to me and yes it needs some work, if the furnace is venting thru this, I
think it should have a steel liner.This should have been posted in masonary.There is nothing
even close to...
Posted in thread: Roof Venting on 12-12-2014 at 04:51 PM
Hello, a recent acquired house has several plumbing stack vents going to the roof, a chaminey
with cap, and it has something that seemingly is missing a cap: it may be an hvac vent (I am
Posted in thread: Cast Iron P-Trap Under Bathtub Collapsed on 12-12-2014 at 04:01 PM
Will that vent also be the drain for the bathroom sink?It is just a vent stack for the plumbing
that happen to be directly connected to cast iron elbow which then also connects to the bathtub