3 Minutes on Thursday with 3-D

8-1-19

During a home inspection in Aurora, the condensate drain tube for the air conditioner was terminated directly into the waste stack of the plumbing system. This can allow sewer gases to enter the tube, making its way into the HVAC system, and subsequently spread into the house through the duct system.

 

 

Obviously, sewer gases can be a health problem. Drain lines are typically terminated above a floor drain.

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