odd that the plastic is popping...much more common for the water-heater to pop and the noise transmits through the piping...check the heater. erik
The main valve partially closed is of no value other than restricting the volume to the house...you continue to have a "high-pressure" situation if...
Get ahold of the specific tool for that job called a "spud-wrench". sometimes if the drain is badly rusted into place even a spud wont help...neces...
Shut your water off to the property, remove the stem of the hose bib valve and change the washer...turn the water back on. If you dont want deal wi...
Often times its the "aereator" that the bread gets caught in...simply take the aereator off clean it out, open the faucet h/c wide while the aereat...
You moght try "lime" ...it can be bought in 50lb sacks (powder) and spread under the house to neutralize odors....its cheap too. erik
Aware of the process....have seen a few presentations from various companies. I understand its about 1/2 the cost of re-pipe. I would be interested...
Oh by the way (i just re-read your post), make sure someone has ruled out any broken lines..If there happened to be a broken line you would lose pr...
Get a reputable company that specializes in "repair-Plumbing" and condo systems. Sounds as though one "leg" of the hot water system is clogged from...
If this is a traditional "hot-mop" shower pan a "cracked" tile is meaningless. The shower-pan is a seperate membrane installed before the tile...Be...
Chances are it has nothing to do with on site water and the electric water heater. More likely the distance the water heater is from the fixtures. ...
Hammer arresters simply are addressing the symptom and not taking care of the problem. Usually high-pressure or loose washers or perhaps piping tha...
....I think your over-complicating your system. I could see isolating your upstairs from your downstairs but seperate for each seems excessive. Thi...
I had a similar situation a few years back..no one was able to ascertain the origin of a horrible smell...turned out that the window being left "op...
I suggest getting in touch with your local building dept....codes are different throughout the country...erik
I had a similar situation a few houses ago...I had the blocks covered with dry-wall and then a mantle built across the top. This was a 50s house th...
I suggest you tap into some of the newspaper archives...I know the l.a. times has published several articles pertaining to "Quest". I have accessed...
Sounds like some sort of "flushometer" toilet..most common brand is Sloan. Usually when the valve has an internal leak it shows inside the bowl jus...
I would suggest if your doing it, do it correctly and go with option 2......Both for your own convenience and for re-sell. erik