Well what happened?
SylvanMember since 01/24/06
What project are you working on now?
Started doing new construction again,. 50 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.
Many of the cals that come into my office start as "Help my husband tried to" With that I hear about acid /chemical placed in the line or...
FORGET using any type of inflatable devices on a kitchen /bathroom sink as you will cause one major flood These fixtures are vented and if y...
I use chrome plated copper supplied with brass ferrule compression as even the stainless steel burst proof relies on rubber for integrity I mu...
RE: Adding water (Jetting ) to a total line stoppage is crazy at best. Ideally one snakes (rods) the lines to get a flow going then use the jett...
Some things are BEST to keep a secret and kept under a rock or better yet in a garbage pail for toxic and useless products being pushed on the...
The Kitchen hose allows water to run down it and allows mold to grow that normally cannot be seem. Best bet is to pull the hose out as far as pos...
I use chrome plated copper supplied with brass ferrule compression as even the stainless steel burst proof relies on runner for intergrity
Whoever stated the installer should have used an epoxy should be tied by a long rope attached to their neck and dragged 100 yards behind a gallopin...
I am 3rd generation roofer and also a master plumber and the BEST material for roofing should be installed by a plumber or qualified tinsmith ...
By the way it is not just the toilet seal that needs to be replenished All floor drains and fixtures need to have their traps filled with water ...
I would be very concerned about water infiltration as it could be from ground water which you may not be able to control and have a chronic condi...
Whenever a water heater is installed the connections should have been tested by the installer I would say 50% of the time there is a leak normal...
1- Back flush the H/W supply using C/W to the basin with the aerator removed 2- Disassemble the shower faucet (After shutting off the water s...
Very hard to install as the roughing has to be on the mark. Even professionals have a hard time installing pedistal sinks
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...