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Residential Code requirement for sediment trap

The Residential Building Code (G2419.4) requires the installation of sediment traps on certain appliances.  If the sediment trap is not incorporated into the appliance, it must be installed at a location downstream of the shutoff valve. The trap itself can … Continue reading

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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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