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    Default Radon Vent

    Is a sceen cap or rain cap required on radon vent terminations.

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    Default Re: Radon Vent

    Quote Originally Posted by mathew stouffer View Post
    Is a sceen cap or rain cap required on radon vent terminations.
    Nope... Any water that gets in will trickle back down to the earth in the pit that the pipe is coming out of. Same goes for the condensation that will collect in that pipe.

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    Default Re: Radon Vent

    A 'cap' is not needed; however, the termination should be 12 inches above the roof where it intersects the roof.

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