All is forgiven come on back to the PIPDL Thinking like a contractor lets remember there are thousands of law firms looking to protect the victi...
SylvanMember since 01/24/06
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Started doing new constuction again,. 50 family homes for middle income
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Sewer and drain cleaning equpment
35 -50 PSI will elevate water to a height of almost 81 feet - 115.5 ft (not considering friction losses) Unless you live on a mountain top or ha...
Yes the waste line for a shower is normally 2" diameter and a tub waste is 11/2" The other factors are the roughing measurements and how you are...
Before installing a bath tub/ shower base even custom made lead pans the very first thing one would do is make sure the base (floor is level) and ...
http://www.zurnclassaction.com/ http://newsblaze.com/story/2007081013504600001.pz/topstory.html http://www.radiantheat.net/tubing_main/ Th...
Larry, thank you.. It was not that long ago there were articles about "state of the art" plastic piping failures and many plumbing contractors too...
Yup pipe taps work UNTIL you cross thread an existing female thread inside the wall or place to much force and snap a yellow brass thread inside t...
By the way I use Hercules putty and the 5 pound bucket lasts years and never dries up ..... In the winter 30 seconds micro wave and BE CAREFUL :-)
Great question,like how much flux to apply prior to soldering. I normally place a bead of putty under the flange squeezing it flat leaving abo...
Yes there is a Chemical called WATER that is amazing in restoring internal piping to a like new condition and restoring full flow. Even in ext...
It is a great idea when using any chemicals to try to clear a drain is to have windows open as you only have one set of lungs and many of the chemi...
Have you considered calling a licensed professional and please be considerate enough to warm them you used chemicals as many are caustic and cause ...
Most people are lax when it comes to saying "thank you" as they feel the world owes them and many after the problem is solved will never post anyth...
1- Ball valve 2- Gate valve 3- Globe angle 4- Globe straight 5- C x C valve (depending on type) 6- IPS (depending on type) 7- co...
All piping should have some type of AMTM markings. Also as must I promote copper fro water supply and roof flashing and cast iron for drainage ...
Gas pressure should not be the requirement it is normally sized by volume required for BTU INPUT and developed length of piping. For example in ...
James ALL sinks / showers /bathtubs have an AIR GAP On drainage the space between the waste to the drain is called an AIR BREAK AIR GAP wate...
Try removing the shower head completely then use the diverter and see if that helps. Sometimes sediment has to be flushed out.
I would open the wall and then expose the piping then have someone open the bib and have a light hammer ready to tap on the pipe once you locate th...