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Master Bathroom Project

I started this project because I wanted two sinks in the master bathroom and because the sink drained very slow.

Initial Research:
The original continuous waste and vent looked like this...

After looking at a few plumbing sites there was only a few options to choose from.

Option 1:
Continuous waste and vent three sinks
Three Sinks Two Bathrooms Back-to-Back


This option is the easiest to install and requires less new holes in the 2x6 wall. The drains would be tied into an existing vent line.  Note that some of the 2x6 frame in the picture was removed to allow more room for notes. 

This option was NOT the right way to do this installation. 
The drains farther down the pipe have the potential to evacuate the upstream traps.
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Option 2: 
Three Vertical Vented Drains to Common Horizontal Drain
-- Three Sinks Two Bathrooms Back-to-Back

This option is the hardest to install and requires more new holes in the lower frame of the 2x6 wall.  This is a 2x6 non-load bearing wall so more holes is not an issue.  The vents from the sink would be tied into an existing vent line in the attic. This is the option was chosen with help from www.plumbingforums.com . THANK YOU!!!

(See
http://www.plbg.com/forum/read.php?1,487174).


 
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As Installed:
Three Vertical Vented Drains to Common Horizontal Drain
-- Three Sinks Two Bathrooms Back-to-Back
What I ended up doing was a variation of Option 2; this installation required fewer parts and required fewer holes. The outlets were moved per code; cords will no longer be hanging over the sinks. I have a few more plates to install and some insulation to put in place before I button the wall up. No, I won't be using the original paint!!!  Please also note the outlet on the right was rotated 90 degrees to line up with the outlet on the left.
 

 

 
I really need to buy some insulation!!!
 
 
 
Added insulation and going to tacked down the loose wires on the left.
 
 
Starting to look like a room again.  I can't wait to cover up that paint!!!! 
 
 
 
Master Bathroom Vanity and Mirror As-Built:
  
 
The Master Bathroom Mirror; not quite hung up yet.
 
Almost Done...
 
 
I went with the taller trim because I like the look.
 
 
 


 
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Timothy Schmidt,
Aug 9, 2012, 9:18 AM
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