I personally would have replaced the Douglas valve and in case of Eljer the outlet is china so possibly roughing up the surface and then drying it...
SylvanMember since 01/24/06
What project are you working on now?
Started doing new constuction again,. 50 family homes for middle income
What is your favorite tool?
Sewer and drain cleaning equpment
Great call Larry I wish I thought of it LOL Also if the home owner supplied the parts I personally tell folks no guarantee if parts are supplied...
Thank you Larry, The 400A is great for letting folks know if the toilet is the leaker otherwise you can just remove the refill tube and with a fl...
What I used to do is place instant coffee in the tank and look to see if it shows in the bowl. I think an easier way would be to shut the water ...
I must remember that copper only lasts 40 - 50 years as someone forgot to tell that to the roofing contractors who over the past 1,800 years used c...
I just finished an apartment in Manhattan two bathrooms and I only charged $290,000 and the kitchen went for $83,700. One thing about ball park ...
You may have to disassemble the shower body and make sure nothing is blocking the water supply by flushing it after the seats are removed etc.
I have a feeling it is not so much a loss in pressure but more of a volume problem as the sinks have a 1/4" opening (seat)and the tub has 1/2" -3/4...
Depending on the waste line piping material (galvanized) and if short radius fittings are used such as a drainage ell then coffee grinds can cause ...
The almighty dollar was able to get the best officials (politicians) money could buy. IMHO PVC is a known carcinogenic and the fire department w...
Call me Sylvan after all I know you over a year .. Glad it fixed itself and I will look for your e mail dear lady.
First off yes I remember you, how can anyone forget that lovely first smile. second I what do you call a deer with no eyes? I have no idea of...
Check the water level (1" below over flow tube) and re adjust the chain and keep trying
I was asked to check a newly installed roof in upper Manhattan and noticed how some so called roofer had installed some really poor quality drains....
That is why I like Vanities as at least you have a place for extra storage and easy plumbing access Good luck mate and EH to you too LOL
1- No there is no wrench to get behind the pedestal as far as I know 2- I hate working on pedestals for the very reasons your having as many ti...
I have had cases where a brand new heater had a defective T&P and if this is the case the installer should be called back to replace the valve and...
I installed over 1,500 toilets during the NYC toilet change out and not one call back using Crane If Crane is not available I would go with Gerber.
Yes it is bad as hydraulic shock can rupture piping. Check all the washers and also the incoming pressure and quick closing valves such as a toile...