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Can a washing machine drain pipe be vented?

Can a washing machine drain pipe be vented?

NEVER install a washing machine drain pipe and vent like this. Look at MY drawing below. Kevin, the answer is NO.

Where do you put the vent line on a washing machine?

If you put the vent line at the connection point of the washing machine branch arm like you see in my drawing, the vacuum pulls the needed air from the vent pipe before it tries to get it on the other side of the trap. It’s looking for the path of LEAST RESISTANCE to get the needed air.

How big is the vent in a half bath washing machine?

The dashed lines are vent lines and note the one vent line for the half bath is a full-sized 3-inch vent that goes up and through the roof. The pipe that drains the lavatory sink is 3-inch in diameter because that drain line also acts as a vent for the toilet.

How long should a vent be for a washer and dryer?

The rule-of-thumb for route length should be reduced for each turn in the path. Subtract 5 feet for each 90-degree turn and 2 1/2 feet for each 45-degree turn. Be sure to take into account distance adjustments created from appliances resting on top of washer and dryer pedestals .

Can a dishwasher vent and fan be replaced?

Replace the vent and fan assembly with a manufacturer-approved dishwasher part. Use these steps to replace the vent and fan assembly in Kenmore, KitchenAid, Whirlpool, Maytag, Amana and JennAir dishwashers. You also can use the same basic process to replace the vent and fan assembly in some GE, Frigidaire, Electrolux, LG and Samsung dishwashers.

How do you replace a dryer vent cover?

To replace old outdoor vent covers, first pull apart the duct at the last joint inside the house. If they don’t pull apart easily, look for small screws holding the sections of pipe together. Next, remove the screws or nails used to attach the cap to the siding and cut through the caulk around the edges (Photo 1).

Where can I connect a Studor vent to my Sink?

Many localities allow Studor vents inside the sink cabinet, so you can connect one on or just above the horizontal arm of the P-trap. That’s definitely convenient, but there’s a problem.