SylvanMember since 01/24/06
What project are you working on now?
Started doing new constuction again,. 50 family homes for middle income
What is your favorite tool?
Sewer and drain cleaning equpment
I would also consider running a full 1" main and branch off to 3/4 copper to each bathroom The problem with undersizing the supply lines esp...
That would depend on several factors 1- If the toilet is not properly vented it can lose its seal 2- If the toilet is on the same stack as o...
This looks like it could be an expensive repair . When you had your closing did you have any money left in an escrow account? Also did a home in...
Your insurance company normally does pay a claim for this type of clean up. Bleach is not a chemical one should just say "use"
If your on the Island of long and have the sewer line installed properly and NOT Orangeburg piping or clay then roots should not be a problem ...
Clevis Hangers behind every hub or every 8 feet is the normal requirement
Brass being softer then cast iron but not as brittle care has to bew taken when using a cold chisel. You maybe better off heating the CO agaion bu...
Call a licensed plumber and have her do a smoke or oil or peppermint test to make sure your venting is working properly
In 1999 I strongly suggested if you have to install a sewer ejector go for the extra money and get a duplex system as one stoppage could more dam...
Steam or hydronic boilers do NOT have filters a furnace has them The coil will do a great job so will taking a line from the WET RETURN with...
Anyone who installs an AAV should be sent to jail and not pass go Depending on a piece of rubber and plastic to keep carcinogenic fumes from ent...
The pipe your showing looks like it is caulked (lead) into a tee which is more common on venting then a drain line
If the "plumber" used epoxy then why not just go to a decent plumbing supply and buy some yourself? I must admit when I attended my 5 year, 10,0...
When installing any type of sewer ejector /sump pump it is a great idea to use a soft seat check valve to prevent hydraulic shock (water hammering...
Go with a 2" drain as as back up and thy to connect it with another trap /waste line if possible Having both inlets connected to the same drain ...