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Toilet and Stack systems

Everyone knows that every toilet, bathtub, sink, shower, etc. will have a drain to carry the water away to sewage treatment, or your septic. But not everyone knows that they ALL also need to be vented.

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Toilet and Stack Systems Cost Explained

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Toilet and Stack Systems

Toilet systems explained

Whether you’re putting in a tub, toilet, sink, or floor drain, they all need a plumbing vent on the drain to make it work properly. If there is no vent, a number of problems may occur:

  • The fixture without a vent may drain slowly
  • The drain will likely make gurgling noises
  • The water in the trap could siphon out, resulting in a potent sewer smell
  • The smell emitted from an unsealed trap (Methane Gas) poses a health risk

Installing a vent will solve all of these issues.

What is a Toilet Stack?

In modern plumbing, a drain-waste-vent (or DWV) is part of a system that removes sewage and greywater from a building and regulates air pressure in the waste-system pipes to aid free flow.

How far can you put a toilet from the stack?

Tie the waste line from the new toilet directly into the stack if the toilet is within six feet of the stack and the waste line is 3 inches in diameter. If the waste line is 4 inches in diameter, the toilet can be as far as 10 feet from the stack.

Can two toilets share the same stack?

The vertical pipe that leads from a toilet to the sewer is called the soil stack. ... Most houses have more than one toilet, and if they are on the same side of the house, their waste lines can usually tie into the same stack. If they are on opposite sides, however, each may need its own stack.

What is the difference between a stack vent and a vent stack?

The vent stack usually runs parallel with the soil/waste stack and may either extend up through the roof or connect to a stack vent. And in this corner: a stack vent is the uppermost portion of a soil/waste stack that continues the pipe from above the highest connected fixture out the roof.

What size pipe is used for toilet drain?

A 3-inch diameter pipe is the minimum size for any building drain or building sewer pipe that connects to a toilet.

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