1/4 water lines in my opinion are greatly undersized. I have used pex piping wich is a plasic line, very flexible, super easy to install and easy t...
j-manplumberMember since 08/18/01
It has become code here to install pressure tanks and check valves in houses. The purpose of the tank is to allow for expantion in the lines. The c...
use a hacksaw blade and cut off the seat bolts from the top of the rim. If there rusted they should cut off easy. never use a hammer anyplace near...
it sounds to me like your sink is not properly vented. When the washer drains it should be able to pull air through a vent line, it sounds like the...
If your installing a full bathroom you will need an influent pump, these grind and pump out solids, an influent pump only takes away liquids, and w...
When your water softner regenerates, it will use water to loosen up the softner media when it back washes, that would contribute some. Maybe check ...
concrete eats copper? or maybe just doesnt allow for expansion / contraction. If the leak is before the meter( wich must be obvious or your basemen...
It isnt all that great, I work as a plumbing forman on large comercial jobs, my company bills me out at $65 and hour, my share of the profits ?????...
I am concerened about the safety of your tub filling from a drain? On all newer plumbing fixtures there is an air gap, that is the distance from a...
I would have to agree with the plumber who looked at your home, If your piping was to close to gether you would only get warm water until the line ...
If you are dealing with a sump in a basement I would guess the we are not dealing with a whole lot of water here... I would pipe it directly into t...
If the plumbing was installed corectly you should never have to clean the trap.
I would be a little worried about using chain/snap cutters on a pipe that is that old, remeber it is "cast iron" and with age they become very thin...
I have come across the same problem (stong sewer gas smell around the outside of house and in flower beds) being created by having the weeping tile...
It can be done, but remeber you will have to haul the water for your emergency tank. If it is hooked into the existing well you will still have the...