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    Any ideas what this is?

    There's this pipe outside my house. I've no idea what it is for?

    Any ideas what this is?-imageuploadedbyedugeek1405675453.139062.jpg

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    Overflow? What's on the other side of the wall?

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    It's an emergency entrance for Italian plumbers. Ensure there's plenty of mushrooms on the other side.

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    It is waste water piping and could be

    1 - Redundent waste from a since removed sink / bath / shower etc
    2 - Condensate line from a condensing combination boiler
    3 - Emergency overflow from condensing combination boiler (although these should be in Cu)

    Without knowing what's on the other side of the wall these are just wild guesses:-

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    The wall's just pulling up its skirt to show you a bit o' leg.
    Appreciate the effort it puts in to looking beautiful for you, damnit!

    Sheesh.. Some people..

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    Overflow for you kitchen sink maybe

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    Entrance for the borrowers?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Seb1780 View Post
    It is waste water piping and could be

    1 - Redundant waste from a since removed sink / bath / shower etc
    We have something very similar to this outside the kitchen where there used to be a sink on the other side of the wall

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    Exhaust pipe.

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    Its a pipe. Its used to drain liquids (normally waste water), usually by gravity but can sometimes be assisted and be pump driven.
    More often than not, at the other side of the wall the pipe will emerge and continue to whatever appliance needs to be drained.

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    Could be a prop holding that Wall up disguised to look like a waste pipe to avoid causing alarm

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    looks like copper pipe with end feed fittings - I'd say its for a header tank or old toilet cistern overfow

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    could do with a lick or paint, and that decking looks a little uneven.

    What you have there is a summer job

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    It's a plastic elephant trunk to scare off stupid / blind mice.

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    Duh you're all wrong it's a tooth fairy entrance portal.

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