Stink pipe under roof


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Old 03-06-18, 06:51 AM
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Stink pipe under roof

Hi everyone, first post here

I bought my first house this past November. The venting pipe for the sewer drain comes out of the side of my house and ends under the roof



I think it' not a good thing to have it beside a window, or under the roof

I am thinking of using 2 45 pvc connectors and bring it up the chimney to above the roof line

is this a good idea?

thanks!
 
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Old 03-06-18, 07:27 AM
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A VERY good idea; but I'm not sure your jurisdiction will like the multiple 45 and 90 (is there another inside?) along the route of what should be a straight shot ?

Did you have a Building Inspector look at this Stack before your purchase ?
 
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Old 03-06-18, 11:45 AM
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I don't see any issue with a few elbows and extending it up above the roofline. You won't be adding enough bends that would make snaking difficult or impossible, and snaking is less likely needed with a vent.
 
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Old 03-06-18, 01:06 PM
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And, bends are permitted in a vent line when they are inside the home. It's common for them to have several bends up in the attic to relocate them so they go through the roof on the back side of the house instead of the front where they are more visible.
 
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Old 03-07-18, 07:14 AM
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My basement has foam insulation covering the sewage pipe where I believe the stink pipe connects to it. It runs from the basement through the main and second story walls and out to where the picture shows. I did have an inspector but he was incompetent and missed many things that found out after I moved in (the leaking steel roof is being replaced with shingles as I type this)
 
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Old 03-07-18, 09:47 AM
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Unfortunately a lot of home inspectors don't have the background and experience needed. But like most things real estate related... necessary evil.

Good luck and we're here if/when you need more help!
 
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Old 03-07-18, 03:06 PM
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Yes, venting near a window is against code. What is this vent servicing? Toilet, sink?
 
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Old 03-08-18, 01:41 PM
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I am not sure yet. It's coming out through the bathroom floor
 
 

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