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Lights Dim When I Flush ... #107121
12/08/04 12:16 AM
12/08/04 12:16 AM
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Was this a plumber doing electric work?

Who do I call to get this fixed?

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Re: Lights Dim When I Flush ... #107122
12/08/04 12:45 AM
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Hope that fixture's rated for Hazardous Atmospheres... [Linked Image]

Re: Lights Dim When I Flush ... #107123
12/08/04 02:24 AM
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OMG is that the toilet breather pipe ?? Or is that pipe and elbow just a means of mounting the security light fixture ? ?

Re: Lights Dim When I Flush ... #107124
12/08/04 03:43 PM
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that looks a little shi%y tome

Re: Lights Dim When I Flush ... #107125
12/08/04 06:42 PM
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Hmm,
That's a liitle strange.
Thanks for the Pic, Jim!. [Linked Image]
I'd just like to ask how the gases that are supposed to get out of that vent pipe, escape?.

Re: Lights Dim When I Flush ... #107126
12/09/04 07:58 PM
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I dont think its a vent if it was it would probably be black ABS PIPING Please Note (PROBABLY) you never know

Re: Lights Dim When I Flush ... #107127
12/09/04 11:22 PM
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Where you are located will decide if the DWV piping is ABS or PVC.

Re: Lights Dim When I Flush ... #107128
12/11/04 08:24 AM
12/11/04 08:24 AM
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I'm curious if the other end of the wiring comes up out of their toilet, lavatory, or shower.

Personally, I'd pull it up through the washing machine drain to make for a neater installation [Linked Image]

Maybe this is just a new twist on the old M80-down-the-porta-potty-vent trick?
Scenario:
Visitor comes while homeowner is "taking care of business".
Motion detector "sees" visitor, and makes.
Resulting spark ignites methane gas in drainage system.
Result=
Visitor waits 10 min after ringing doorbell while occupant takes a very necessary shower.



[This message has been edited by electure (edited 12-11-2004).]


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