The lacquer finish has deteriorated on the brass ports and drain in my tub. I have used a fine wire polishing tool on a drill to clean them up but ...
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I've noticed that on occasion there is hard white stuff that forms in the pipe under the toilet tank plug. It has happened to all of the toilets i...
I have a leak from the shower head. It appears to be the valve is tight. However, the valve is tightened as much as it can go. Any ideas how to fix?
I recall that there was a recall or some sort of legal settlement in the past year or two regarding a certain type of plastic plumbing pipe. Can a...
The faucet for the washer & dryer is leakyand needs to be replaced. In trying toremove them, it appears to be soldered on.Is this common? Hold do...
When two toilets overflow only when thelaundry or dishwashers are operating, what is the first thing to check out?
I am getting ready to install marble tile in my bathroom (over a bare concrete slab). When I lay the marble next to my toilet flange, they are flu...
I saw a message on one of the bulletin boards awhile back and cannot find it again...We have a well. What I want to know is how often our pump sho...
how easy is it to convert bathtub fixtures to accomodate a shower combo fixture and what tools do I need.
There is a high pitched noise that seems to be coming from plumbing lines. Occurs when water is turned on or during the night apparently when heat ...
Am planning tub removal and replacement and ordering cbu. Does cbu need to go all the way to the floor or does it just go to the top lip of the bat...
How do you get old drain out of the tub? I need to replace 2 one of them I already broke off the metal cross peices in the drain.
I recently purchased vinatage faucets, because they looked brass in the picture. However they are plated with the nickel and the brass is just show...
I am having difficulty finding vintage faucets for my kitchen. I am looking for copper or something similar in finish. Any ideas?
had flappers and other parts replaced last year, now in the past few months the toilet does what I call a long burp and quite often, it doesn't do ...
Can I be the only one with a toilet that honks after every flush cycle? We have a new toilet (2 yrs old) by American Standard that honks at the en...
I have to turn a room into a bathroom for my grandmoter in an old brownstone at least 100 years old. The room is not directly under or over anothe...
The water leaks slowly out of the tub while I'm giving my kids a bath. I can lose 1 1/2 to 2 inches in 5-10 minutes