we are thinking of putting a bathroom in the basement. however, the drain going out is about 5 feet off the floor. Are upflush toilets a good answe...
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Every once in a while I have a kinda sulfur like smell comming from the pipes in my bathroom...any idea what is the cause? thanks
I have a lead "flange" in my toilet riser pipe. I bought a new lead colar, but when I tried to take the other lead ring out I find that it is som...
when I turn on the water in the bathtub the water immediately leaks out of the shower head then when I pull the lever for the shower water leaks o...
I'll try not to make this too long. I am a tenant in a building in downtown Boston. About two weeks ago I found a leak in my ceiling in my room r...
My home is 70 yrs old and has 2 bathrooms upstairs (back to back) that have the old sand trap instead of a "P" trap on the drains. The tub plugge...
I am replacing my galvanised pipe (insurance requirement) with 1/4" copper pipe in my basement ceiling (90 year old house) and I want to conserve a...
I have seen water pressure buffer tanks, similar to a larger version of the 'water hammer stoppers' that are sometimes added to the input of washin...
I need to replace a wooden toilet seat. Unfortunately, the screws holding the seat onto the toilet have rusted into the plastic nuts located under...
We're having almost all of the plumbing in our old house replaced. In a couple spots, the plumber soldered new copper lines without using a shield...
My well will not shut off. I have to kill power to stop it. Could it be bladder tank or pressure switch ? Maybe both ? Any ideas ?
Does anyone have the Eljer brand toilet? I am putting in a new toilet and saw these at Home Depot. Wondering if they are any good or not. Consid...
I have just installed a water softener and I am now looking for help on where to hookup my supply line for my under sink water filter. I have the c...
I am remodeling my basement bathroom. Doing this I am going to add a floor 7" off the floor. There is currently a toilet in there. I am wondering w...
I'm in Florida...water is hard and full of chlorine, etc. Can anyone tell me what the best brands of water-softner systems and reverse osmossis ar...
We have a running toilet that if you wait until the tank fills up and then use the faucet, will stop the toilet from running. Jiggling the handle, ...
I thought I saw something about a pipe that's wraped around the waist line to warm the water that goes into the hot water heater. Anyone know if t...
My pressure has dropped significantly. I have a submersed pump and a pressure tank system. A H20 purification system is also attached (Clearwater...
The bathtub sometimes gets clogged. I've already used Draino and it worked... temporarily. I replaced the 'strainer' so that no hair or other obj...