Why would anyone sane want to bury piping under concrete knowing it cannot be repaired when it fails? Why would someone place heating under grou...
SylvanMember since 01/24/06
What project are you working on now?
Started doing new construction again,. 150 family homes for middle income. Started a new company fire suppression piping
What is your favorite tool?
Sewer and drain cleaning equpment
What's your favorite Bob Vila memory?
Seeing Bob in Connecticut in Sears.
I have never in the last 45 year heard the "Bold look" mention quality? As a master plumber I would not install, repair or even suggest a Kohl...
How true You DO GET WHAT YOU PAY FOR If the contractor is using plastic may as well hire a handyman Or do it yourself as PVC / PEX requires the...
I would never allow PEX to be used for my water supply or for heating The cost of copper compared to plastic is not even in the same ball park...
It takes a certain mindset t bury piping in cement when there are options One has to wonder why someone would not argue the price of buying a ho...
Of course it will drain as water is inside the pipe. ALSO If the water heater is above the garage yuo will not only be draining the water ...
Why would anyone want to allow ground water to enter a sump at the base? The middle of the sump pit is totally understandable By allowing w...
Remove the shower head, check the flow restrictor /screen for any debris such as sediment
If this started in the past few months it is most likely a lose washer or a swing check valve that needs to be replaced I doubt it is from th...
If the water does not over flow the sump pit with the pump off then I would raise it as the builder did
When connecting PVC t a cast iron hub (caulked joint) Ideally the installer will use an adapter such as a 2" Galvanized or Brass nipple caulk that...
Was the job filed and inspected? The problem maybe the "plumber" may have used the existing waste which is one commercial size smaller and af...
If a valve if not tested periodically it will freeze in either the open or closed position Think of a faucet or flushing a toilet these valves...
Of Course you can shut the main valve and NO IT WILL NOT LEAK if the valve is in decent condition. I have shut water main valves over 100 years...
Normally if you hear a banging sound when you first turn on a shower during the winter months its louder it is the coefficient of expansion of pip...
You can always E mail me to ask a question that there is no answer on here Last week I was called for a slight leak in a boiler rom. This is ...