Anytime I have plummbed a house, I always start on the far end of the drain system and slowly drop the grade as I work my way to the main drain. Just always remember sh!t rolls downhill. goodluck
Asked in Science, Geology, Math and Arithmetic, Definitions
What is the definition of elevation?
It depends upon the context. In mathematics, elevation usually refers to how much something is raised, and the angle of elevation would be the angle between the horizontal and the direct line to the object. In ballistics, elevation is the angle of elevation of mathematics. In architecture, it refers to a vertical aspect of something, e.g. the front elevation of a house would be the vertical front of the house as someone looks at it from the street. In cartography (map making), elevation would...
How do you use the bottom drain in an in-ground pool?
Well, if you mean to drain the pool --- it is not a drain as in house plumbing -- the sink -- the tub. It is connected to the skimmer and that is connected to the pump. Your main drain is most likely 'working'. It does not nave to be a strong flow. Well, if you mean to drain the pool --- it is not a drain as in house plumbing -- the sink -- the tub. IT DOES NOT...
Asked in Plumbing, Rain and Flooding
How does a septic tank system handle heavy rain?
If your house plumbing is put together right rainwater won't go into the septic system. A properly designed septic system only takes "waste water". Story water is supposed to drain away from the house or into a "sump". ...
Asked in Plumbing
What are the cheapest companies for drain pipe repair?
IThe drain pipes on the outside of my house have recently been damaged in a storm. What are the cheapest companies for drain pipe repair? ...
Asked in Building and Carpentry
How many downspouts do you need on a house?
You should try to limit the number of downspouts. The number is really determined by the length of gutter run. If the length is over 25-30 feet you may need a downspout at each end. Otherwise you would not be able to get enough pitch or slope on the gutter for it to drain properly. Aslo look to place downspouts where the excess water can easily drain away the house and foundation. ...
What should you do if you have condensation coming into your house through the ducts in the winter from the roof unit?
Find the condensate drain and make sure it is open. If there is no condensate drain, figure out how to drain the condensate. ...
Asked in Plumbing
How much does it cost to winterized a house with a well system?
I would guess about $100. Drain pipes and holding tank open well pipe to drain that antifreeze in the drain traps ...
Asked in Cars & Vehicles, Rain and Flooding
Water under house crawlspace when it rains we dont know to do who would help us?
You need to install 4 inch perforated drain tile around the perimeter of the crawl space. Tie the drain tile system to a sump pit and have a sump pump eject the water to the outside. You can't stop water, you can only divert it properly. ...
What would cause the garbage disposal in an apartment to back up into the bathtub which is now not draining?
Your kitchen sink drain and your shower drain are connected to a common drain line. There is some sort of blockage in the drain line past the point where the shower drain ties in. You need to call a plumber to run a snake through the drain line from the kitchen to where it ties in to the main drain of your house. ...
Asked in Home & Garden
Why is the air conditioner not cooling the house properly?
If the air conditioner is on but not cooling the house properly, you may have a leak in your duct work. A leak would allow all of the cold air to escape, blowing into the outdoors instead of cooling your house. ...
Asked in Texas, Elevations
Where is the highest elevation in collin county Texas?
I believe it is on the north side of Virginia Pkwy right at the end of Independence. The shed in the backyard of the house that is on that plot of land is at an Elevation of 799 ft. ...
Asked in Richard Nixon
What committee in the house of representatives recommended that President Nixon be impeached?
The House Judiciary Committee recommended President Richard Nixon be impeached in February of 1974. President Nixon resigned before the Articles of Impeachment were voted on. ...
Why is water dropping from your evaporator in the air conditioner in the house onto the fan and then blowing out water all over the room?
drain is clogged. or there a hole in drain pan.
Asked in North America, Oceans and Seas
When an elevation drawing says north does that mean looking north or north side?
There are two schools of thought regarding elevation views of buildings. Some say that when you are standing to the north of a building, you are looking at the North Elevation, because THAT is the side that is FACING North. Others say that since you are LOOKING to the South, you are looking at the South Elevation. I myself am baffled that there is even this confusion. Consider this. If you are looking at a house and you can see the...
How can you make it cold in your house when your air's not working properly?
You can open the windows in your house and use fans. Or you can have you air repaired. ...