Oh the old Frost proof hose bib caper where where there are no leaks UNTIL someone opens the frost proof faucet and had a split in it as the home ...
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.
Have you considered a return bend (180 degree fitting) and using NO HUB couplings this way you can disassemble the couplings when you need access t...
It could be the packing gland (nut) stuffing box etc just needs tightening. Depending on the type and manufacturer
Normally I try a larger wrench if that doesn't work then I use a chisel cave in the threads remove the plug snake the line and replace with a lea...
Thank you Larry, I just bought another Ford 350 extended body and needed to get signs for it and checked out the internet and found a great guy fro...
Simple Get a camera with a built in locater so you can see the condition of the piping and the locater will pin point exactly where you want to cu...
Larry, many contractors for some strange reason do not charge the right prices for their skill and training, over head and profit margin
Check your washing machines as there may be a by pass allowing cold and hot water to mix. Also some older Moen shower body's had a problem allo...
Normally once I know any type of chemicals were used prior to me snaking a line there is a $75 EXTRA fee attached as one of my employees once lost ...
Having installed over 1,500 toilets during the NYC greater toilet change out to conserve water I found the Crane $59 toilet to be amazing and even ...
Calling a tech means possibly you called the wrong type? Did you find the "technician" under T in the yellow pages? If people were honest ...
If everything is working and the water heater does not maintain enough H/W possibly because of the age the bottom of the tank has a lot of sedim...
I really am glad it worked out al right .. Do not forget to shut it off if you live in a zone that goes below 32 deg F and open the valve out side...
Reason for the circulation to be at the bottom of the tank is hot water rises thus you want the hot water near the outlet and the tempered water to...
You lucked out that you had cast iron and a CI flange.. One can play lots of games with cast and still have water and gas tight integrity
Normally I install an inside isolation valve even if the existing out side hoe bib is a frost proof model this way if the spigot needs repairs I ca...