How to Clean a Drain Vent
A clogged exterior drain vent can cause serious problems for your home's plumbing and drainage. Often, the cause of the problem is poor placement of the drain or animal deposits. In any case, a trip to the roof usually can clear up the problem.... More »
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How to Clear a Clogged Plumbing Vent | Video | This Old House,,20813264,00.html

Mar 16, 2015 ... This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey ... From the roof, slowly feed an inspection camera down the vent stack.

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Sluggish drains aren't always caused by obstructions in the drain lines. ... None of this needs to happen, though, because cleaning the vents is a routine ... To Clean A Drain Vent&v=ZTJVn3vso8k
Oct 2, 2014 ... This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey employs ... how about solving the problem with a vent cap after you clean it?

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Blockages caused by frozen plumbing vents can be a problem for homes located in extremely cold climates. ... How to Clean a Faucet Aerator and Sink Sprayer ... To Clean A Drain Vent&v=q1uqqBnx0-Q
Oct 24, 2010 ... All of the drains in my house have been flowing slowly since I bought the place 5 years ago, it recently became worse. This is more evident ...

How to cleanout a clogged vent stack? - ventstack plumbing cllogs ...

I've finally gotten around to going up on the roof to peer into the vent stack ... they' ll break up and flush down the drain, and won't create a new clog lower down. ... Need to improve my house cleaning skills February 12, 2009 ...

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Jun 17, 2008 ... Tim Carter explains why vent pipes are important and how a vent pipe ... a drain and vent pipe with this plumbing tip · How to Unclog a drain ...

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Dec 20, 2013 ... Before you consider cleaning your drain from a rooftop, take into account the accessibility of the vent, condition of the roof, weather, and any ...

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Q: How to Clean a Roof Drain Vent.
A: 1. Place a ladder near the roof drain. Make sure the ladder is steady and on firm ground so you won't sway from side to side when standing on the ladder. 2. Put... Read More »
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