I have just moved into a house, built about 1965-1970. The strange thing is
that the soil pipe goes into the loft but is then sealed with an end cap, I
always presumed that the soil pipe should go out the roof. It does not loof
as if the pipe has ever gone outside. The top of the soil pipe looks
correct, it looks like it was made be BAA.
Is there a danger that the gas has no were to go !
So how does the gas from the drainage system get out of the stack pipe !
As we are getting a drainage smell in the bath room, sound like the valve is
What is the best make to fit and is it a simple job. Is the gas a health
hazard ! and are there testers to check it.
On Thu, 13 Nov 2003 22:05:20 GMT, a particular chimpanzee named
email@example.com randomly hit the keyboard and produced:
I suspect that the logo on the top is BBA (British Board of Agrement)
which is the body that certifies building products. If it is there
should be a number underneath (yy/nnnn) which if you plug in to the
certificate search of http://www.bbacerts.co.uk/frames.html , should
come up with a certificate for an air-admittance valve.
"You know, I'd rather see this on TV,
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