I live in a highrise condo. I have had a few toilet backups which
clear after a few plunges with the toilet plunger,on
some occasions it has taken more than a few plunges to clear. On one
occasion I have had a serious overflow
The property management have removed the toilet and used a snake to
attempt to fix the problem, to no avail.
I still am getting toilet backups.
Management removed a "Y" section of pipe which takes the waste from my
apartment to the main stack, (pipe).
The plumber showed this "Y" section to me and said " you can see it is
There was a certain amount of crud buildup insid the walls of the "Y"
The plumber removed a section of wall from my kitchen and cut a
section of pipe from the vent pipe to check for blockages.
The vent pipe was clear.
The building I live in is 36 years old.
I live on the 17th floor of a 23 storey 300 unit apartment building.
The property manager is trying to tell me the problem is mine!
Q: Is there a way of calculating the percentage of restriction of
water/waste flow through a pipe of a given inside diameter, with a
given amount of scale/crud/dirt buildup on the inside walls of the
Any help on this matter.(No Pun Intended), would be greatly
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