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How do you replace clay drain pipes with PVC?
IF ITS A HOLE PEICE OF RUBBER AND A AUTOMOTIVE HOSE CLAMP IF ITS THE FITTINGS YOU MUST REPLACE ..GO TO ACE YOUR HELPFUL HARDWARE MANS STORE HE WILL TELL YA HOW , IT EASY..GET …THE SIZE FITTINGS YOU WILL NEED ..1 1/2 OR 2 IS THE MOST USED..AND DONT USE THEAD TAPE ON A PLASTIC PUMP..ASK HIM THAT TOO
You are relocating your kitchen sink you must move your drain and water lines how do you tap into the main drain with a new PVC piping The main pipe is already PVC?
Depending in which part of the world you live in will depend on what legal fittings are available. in most cases, reducing collars are available which are PVC welded onto the …main line.
Why does a new bathroom sink and drain with metal pipe make a gurgling sound and drain slowly when it is not clogged and the old sink and drain with PVC pipe did not gurgle and was not slow?
I'm going to guess the old sink was porcelain or cast iron and the new one is cultured marble? If that's the case, the old one had an over flow hole at the top of the bowl so …that is wouldn't over flow. That was the vent for the sink. Cultured marble ones don't so the water is trying to go down against air pressure. If this is the case, it can be fixed or at least helped. Message me back for the details.
Answer Polyvinyl chloride Answer PVC = polyvinyl chloride, a synthetic resin preparedd by the polymerization of vinyl chloride Polyvinyl chlorid…e
Answer They make both kinds. Just make sure it fits snug before you glue it. Answer there are several types a 3x4 fits over 3" and inside 4" but… there are ones that will go over 4" and inside 3" Answer I had the same question, especially after installing a 3" flange inside a 3 inch pipe. The trouble with this is that you are 'narrowing down' the drain opening (i.e. restricting the flow) so that clogs are more likely. I know, cause I clogged mine and then my wax ring blew out (while removing the clog), so I had to pull toliet off. I cut out my old flange and replaced it with a 3/4 flange that fit OVER the outside of the 3" pipe. Now when you look down at the flange, you now have a 4" hole, not a narrow 3". The less restrictive opening should help prevent clogs (I hope).
Answer One-quarter inch per foot is both the standard practice all around the country and the minimum slope (or grade) allowed by most codes. If maintainin…g that much slope is a problem, an exception can be requested from the administrative authority.
Answer PVC or polyvinylchloride. IN other words ~ plastic pipe. k
You can, bearing in mind that it will not stand any pressure or force separating the joint.
Muriatic acid is a very dangerous type of acid. You need to wear gloves and protective eye goggles when using it. No, you cannot use muriatic acid without diluting it to u…nclog a PVC drain pipe.
Clay has a bell part, attach below the bell a FERNCO rubber boot type fitting which is the diameter of the clay pipe. It will go from PVC pipe to the clay pipe. The Fer…nco are heavy neoprene rubber tubes with stainless steel squeeze straps at each end. You might want to use some black piping tape over the metal if you're going to put this underground. For inserting a spigot end into a bell ,, there are some good epoxys made for this purpose.. Use PVC it's easier to work with.. For the other side, I'd personally just avoid the bell and cut it off with a circular saw with a masonary blade than use epoxys. Check with your local inspection people .. They should be able to give some good advice..
Most of the time it is 4 inch.
Two ways. Caulked joints and ty-seal joints. Cut the cast iron behind the hub and use a Clamp-all to join it to PVC pipe. If this sounds too difficult, CALL a Plumber. Why do… you want to replace your cast iron? That would be alot of work, only replace what you need to. Unless it is your sewer line then i would replace it all to the main. I agree with answer # 1. IN ADDITION: Back in the day, cast iron joints were sealed together with hot lead. Depending on the position of the cast iron pipe and the size of it. Either one can cut the cast iron piping and clamp PVC to it or you can melt the old lead out of the cast iron joints and place PVC piping inside and then "recork" (reseal) it with prattley putty to prevent it from leaking. CORRECT 1- Older CI roof drains were installed by Caulking using oakum and then pouring molten lead 2- Some older CI drain drains used a Durham system meaning the Cast Iron drains were SCREWED the pipe galvanized in most cases and then the galvanized was caulked into a cast iron bell. It is unprofessional and highly unskilled to replace a cast iron leader line with plastic for several reasons. Seems the non skilled always try to use some type of epoxy.. You may want to contact a licensed master plumber who has had the required 10,000 hr apprenticeship training
Yes, you can physically, but I'm sure by-laws may forbid it in some areas.
Which is better and will last longer when replacing main sewer drain lines - cast iron pipes or 4 PVC pipes if the plumber gave you a 3-year warranty on the cast iron and a 1-year on the PVC?
Answer I can't imagine the plumber only giving 1 year on the PVC. Cast iron is rough on the inside and those rought spots can snag paper, lint, etc, eventua…lly leading to blockage. PVC should last much longer and be less susceptible to blockages from material getting caught on the inside wall of the pipes. Also, PVC doesn't rust, while cast iron will. All-in-all, I'd have to vote for the PVC (make sure that it is at least Schedule 40 PVC).
-Turn off main water supply (or supply to that pipe, if a more local shutoff is available.) Then saw out the damaged portion. - Cut an equal size piece of new PVC pipe. Dry …fit new pipe and two connector couplings to be sure the fit is good. Remove new pieces. - For each connection (each old pipe joined with a coupling, each new pipe end joined with one of those couplings): Sand cut ends lightly to remove any burring that would interfere with a tight seal.Swab outside of pipe and inside of coupling with PVC primer (usually brightly colored, such as purple or orange.)Swab the outside side of pipe and inside of coupling with PVC cement (glue).Firmly push pipe halfway into coupling, twisting slightly to ensure a good seal. - Let dry briefly before restoring water flow. - Once water is restored, check new fittings for leaks.
As far as I know PVC is illegal in New York and Chicago.