we have well water on our property. recently, we have noticed more bluish color in the water. i understand this is due to copper sulphate. is th...
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I have a conventional 2 piece steel tub. The Apron is ugly and I would like to know how it is attached to the tub itself, and if I can remove it wi...
When I turn on the hot water at any of my faucets it takes at least 30 seconds for the water to get hot. I am guessing this is because of cooled w...
We moved into a newly constructed house two years ago. Recently when the washer is used, both toilet bowls gurgle and the water in the bowls is dr...
Our copper pipes all over the house have pin hole leaks. Why is this? The house is about 35 years old. I thought copper was a good thing.
We just bought a house last month and this morning since it was raining we figured that water was leaking from the ceiling exhaust fan in the bathr...
My drain field has developed a hole at the top and is now leaking. The problem might be clogged drain pipes. Is there anything I can puchase to f...
I am about to build (small 24 x 24 cottage) and am considering a point of use electric water heater under the kitchen sink and another unit in the ...
OK here it goes. I wanted to replace the whole bath drain. The old twist and turn plug has been broken since we moved in. So I took my plyers pu...
We have a circa 1930's bathtub with lead pipes that drain very slowly. I have been told to not try and snake them out. Sometimes a good plunge he...
I'm installing a new bathtub (not a tub shower combo).Is it neccessary to set the tub in grout or redimix?
Background:We recently bought a house that is on well water with pressure regularly between 35-45psi. There is an older water storage tank that re...
I have a 50 gallon gas water heater (installed 10/00) and a water softener (installed 11/94). Last November I started getting reddish-brownish par...
I am interested in using Kitec piping for my water supply lines in a 3 season house in northern Ohio. Since the water will be drained every winter...
We are going to build on a lake lot in Northern Missouri and would like any suggestions on geo thermo heating and spetic systems used in Missouri o...
I recently installed a new Price Pfister shower valve and there is no (i.e. a trickle) of water flowing to the shower head when turned on. It is in...
The plumber put in new shower controls in both bathrooms; now what do I attach to the studs before re-tiling? Some sort of water-proof drywall or s...
Can someone explain the differences between an Aqua Booster and a direct fire water tank?
About two weeks ago my hot water started sputtering as if air had gotten into the lines. I also noticed the water coming out cloudy sometimes. I ...
This is good to hear. I was thinking of this, but drum trap was in a tight spot and I was concerned that too much torque would damage the connectin...