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Residential Code requirement for clothes washer standpipe

The Uniform Plumbing Code (804.1) requires clothes washer standpipes to extend at least 18 inches above the trap, but not more than 30 inches. The pluming portion of the Residential Code (P2706.2), allows for a minimum height of 18 inches … Continue reading

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Residential Code requirement for water hammer arrestor

The building code* requires the use of water hammer arrestors in conjunction with appliances that use quick closing valves.  Examples of these types of appliance include; dishwashers, clothes washers, and even some refrigerators. *Note: There are two primary plumbing codes … Continue reading

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