Have you thought about adding a Tee in the feed lines so you can drain them down when your not there? Heating plastic piping with heat tape is n...
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.
As a kid I used to install SIS (16" seams AKA double) roofing cold applied and some built up roofing systems using "hot" and 4 ply 15# felt wit...
Do you have a toilet tank or flushometer? If you have a toilet tank adjust the water level a little lower Over time the fill valve may not...
If you have a Fluid master 200 or 400A make sure the refill tube have a loop above the fill valve Also check the over flow tube that is attack...
The Pitch (slope) really has little bearing on basin waste UNLESS the waste for some strange reason doesn't go vertically down right after the t...
As I stated leaving gas on any appliance while gone on "extended" vacation is looking for a fire for a place to happen why not just drain the t...
To replace a valve the water supply leading to that valve has to be shut. Then it has to be determined if the valve that is going to be replace...
In most civilized areas there will have to be an asbestos abatement program sett up where the old boiler and related piping are removed. Also ...
Be prepared to have a chronic problem with stoppages. It takes a certain mindset to use PVC ells (short radius) fittings when a decent plumber woul...
Not long ago a landlord called me about a tenant trying to make repairs and did some damage to his home I looked at the attempted repairs and t...
I like the suggestions on storage tanks and no one asked what area of the country / world you are located and what about freeze protection for the...
The sump is doing its job by pumping out ground water.. Just because the ground maybe frozen does not mean that the water table below the frost ...
It is known as ground water or sub surface water. Just because the ground is frozen does not mean the freeze had reached the frost level of a wa...
Has anyone suggested a pressure test (5 PSI) should tell if the drain /sewer line is the culprit
I am at a loss as why would you have water going to a furnace? A boiler of course you need water but a furnace is scorched air