hi there...my husband and i recently purchased an 82 year old home and the hot water pipes are an eyesore in our living room. We would like to cov...
COMMUNITY FORUM: PLUMBING
We recently bought an older home in the City. The home was very well maintained and is essentially a custom brick bungalow in Chicago. My problem...
I am moving my 1/2 bath from a side wall, to the center of the house. The waste pipe, should not be an issue - I will just drop into the basement a...
I seem to have a clog in my tub, and can't plugger it out because i can't get an air tight seal. I need help uncloging it, if anyone knows of any ...
Help! I need to connect a flexible hose to a "Spring House" tub faucet. The faucet has a tiny downspout that can be unsrewed and taken out. Is t...
I moved into my house a year ago. Previous owner had replaced the hot water heater a month or two before they moved out. Ever since I moved in, I ...
We recently noticed that our bathtub has a soft spot. When you stand on it you can hear water "squish". The bathtub is a guest bathtub and hardly...
Having trouble getting a wingnut loosened from the toilet bolt. Have tried Navel Jelly, WD-40 and other lubricants,have even tried to gently tap th...
In December, I had a pipe burst in my garage that led to the front hose bib. In October I had shut off and drained the hose bib, so when it burst ...
I have a 30 year old ranch house with three bathrooms. Bathroom #1 is in the basement and has new plumbing and a new single lever shower facet. Bat...
Well, the drain itself works. It's the lever mechanism that opens and closes the tub train that has broken. It appears as though the female side ...
Can anyone tell me if copper is the way to go and if so some basic feedback on what to expect roughly cost wise? Also any other helpful hints you w...
Water constantly drips from either the shower head or the bath faucet. I've tried to get the knobs off the hot and cold, but with no success. I'll ...
We are getting bids to find the location of a sewer leak beneath our slab foundation. The water gravity test showed that it is leaking 12inches pe...
I have a slab leak and the plumber wants $1650 to run a new line after opening the wall where he says a manifold will be. He will then verify whic...
For a basement bathroom I am considering using a Sanipack or Sanipro macerating/pump system as opposed to breaking up the concrete to install a sum...
I want to vent a new bathroom in my basement. I have access to 4 inch cast iron vent stack. However, the pipe is in the rafters and there does not...
I live in Central Massachusetts andwas wondering if anyone new how much an indirect water heater would cost installed. -Tom
can i turn off the electric to my oil hot water heater for a week when i go on vacation?