Basement Sink Pump:

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  1. May 8, 2008 #1

    tomtoolman12345

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    I just put a utility sink in my basement, it required the installation for a pump to force the water out into the sewer. My main question is, do I have to install revent to an outside source of air or can I leave it short into the basement. The instructions never specified what to do with the air vent.... Thanks Tom
     
  2. May 8, 2008 #2

    glennjanie

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    Hey TomToolman:
    The vent should be routed to the outside to prevent the build-up of odors in the basement. Any point in the drain past the P-trap is subject to give off bad odors.
    Glenn
     

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