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  •  PVC is typically used for drain lines here n/t (1+ / 0-)
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    "Americans can always be counted on to do the right thing...after they have exhausted all other possibilities." -- Winston Churchill

    by Spud1 on Sat Oct 27, 2007 at 08:03:09 AM PDT

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    •  for that we use ABS (1+ / 0-)
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      But i Have seen PVC used in places. depends on the code

      " You don't need to be an icthyologist to know when a rotten fish stinks." Daniel Ellsberg, from "Secrets"

      by exlrrp on Sat Oct 27, 2007 at 08:16:33 AM PDT

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      •  I always have to tell the plumbers to switch (1+ / 0-)
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        to ABS for the roof vents. I hate seeing white PVC vents poking through the roof.

        "Americans can always be counted on to do the right thing...after they have exhausted all other possibilities." -- Winston Churchill

        by Spud1 on Sat Oct 27, 2007 at 08:23:19 AM PDT

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        •  Paint em!! (1+ / 0-)
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          I always spray paint metal vents and flashing sticking out of roofs--hate the sight of bare aluminum (or Galvanized) sticking out, esp on older houses

          " You don't need to be an icthyologist to know when a rotten fish stinks." Daniel Ellsberg, from "Secrets"

          by exlrrp on Sat Oct 27, 2007 at 09:21:29 AM PDT

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          •  PVC doesn't take paint well, and then who is goin (3+ / 0-)
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            rincewind, Bronx59, Leo in NJ

            to repaint them? So much easier to just have the plumber switch to ABS (which is black for those that don't know).

            "Americans can always be counted on to do the right thing...after they have exhausted all other possibilities." -- Winston Churchill

            by Spud1 on Sat Oct 27, 2007 at 09:27:16 AM PDT

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