Originally posted by Michael Labbe:
Testing system on modular 2-story house, shipped already sheet-rocked. No leaks at lavs, tubs, showers and places I’ve had to make connections. Afraid leak is under sheet rock somewhere. Is it possible to run a smoke test? If so, how?
Never EVER, EVER test water piping with “AIR” Only a real moron/stuble bum would dare suggest this.
Water lines shall be tested with potable water and depending on local code around 11/2 times the actual working pressure
A “Smoke test” like an oil of peppermint test is used on DWV systems only