Last spring, I had a new furnance installed in my 20 year-old house. When the furnance began running last November, I noticed an odd odor (like a d...
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My 25 year old gavanized plumbing is shot. I am planning on replacing it. Are there reasonable (and reliable) alternatives to copper? (which seem...
I am attempting to secure a lavatory to a stud spanning cross member (a 2x4 wood piece). The problem is that the studs are metal so how does one ac...
I have a Victorian home and would like to install a water closet. I've found new ones but they were over $800, does anyone know where I might fin...
My house was built in 1963 (37 years old).Laundry and Kitchen are located right next to each other. When I do the laundry, some water from the was...
I just bought a house that is on well water. The smell of the water is hard to nail down but it's a cross between a fishy smell and rotten eggs. ...
How long is a water softner typically take to clean itself out? We have an older one that takes about 3 hours. Also, it is dumped into our sump p...
Installing a disposal on a double bowl sink.Need advice on piping layout. Looks like the wall stubout is too low to accomodate the system. What sho...
I know this is gonna sound stupid but we just moved into our new home (less than two months ago) and we haven't located our well yet. My husband s...
I need to replace my toilet flange. It is cracked and will not be able to securely hold the bolts to the toilet base. Problem is that the current...
Our pedestal stink has a hot handle and a hot water spout - a cold water handle and a cold water spout. Where can I find a new Spouts and handles?
Problem: can't stop flush valve leak.Background:Upon returning from vacation, I noticed the upstairs toliet was leaking (refill valve came on about...
I am installing a toilet in a basement that will be on it's own separate septic tank system. I don't have an easy way to install a vent pipe witho...
I recently finished my basement and about two weeks ago started noticing a strong kitty litter or cat urine odor coming from my water (both hot and...
My husband has just installed a water line for our icemaker (on our side-by-side Whirlpool refrigerator). The problem is with the water flow from t...
Does anyone have any experience with having their home repiped with PEX vs. copper?
I am preparing to pour a concrete floor in a basement, located in an existing structure. We want to add a toilet to the finished basement, however ...
Can you help, please? New house bath tub drain leaks. If we put small amount of water in tub it leaks out on its own. When it leaks out a small ...