Your home’s plumbing network consists of more than drain pipes and fixtures such as sinks and toilets. It also includes an extensive network of ventilation pipes hidden behind your walls. Vent pipes are necessary for the proper functioning of your drain-waste-vent (DWV) system.
Without vent pipes, your waste pipes would drain poorly or not at all, and they would allow noxious gases to enter your home. Below is more information on this critical component of your home’s plumbing and what you should know about its maintenance. Read more