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What is a P trap?

Curved section of a fixture drain that is designed to hold water to prevent sewer gases from getting inside the home

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What does DWV mean?

Drain waste vent

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What is a wax ring?

Ring that seats on closet flang and seals sewer drain and toilet drain together

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What is the difference between PEX and CPVC?

PEX is flexible

CPVC is ridged

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What is a pressure regulator?

Valve used to reduce water pressure in house

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What is the warranty on a stooped floor drain?

30days

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What is the minimum clearances for a water closet rough in? From back wall? Side wall to center?

Back wall: 12 1/2"

Side wall: 15"

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What is the stated warranty given to our customers for plumbing?

1 year fixture

2 year system

30 day sewer stop up

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What is an access panel? Where might it be used?

Clean out access used in tubs, jacuzzis

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For underground plumbing, were are print dimensions pulled from?

Plumbing plans- pulled from back of house

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What is a hung sewer?

Sewer that forces gravity up

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Are sewer ejector pits located in the prints?

No

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When should you schedule a water meter install?

After ground works

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What is a back-flow preventer? Does your area require them?

Allows flow to go in one direction. Yes

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Who installs the plumbing roof flashing in your area?

Roofer