We sometimes use "Key grease" found in plumbing supply stores and it is used on the spindles and works for both hot and cold water supplies.. good...
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
I totally agree a trap is the best way to go and I would use a running type of trap with Two clean outs and a fresh air inlet installed and the V...
A porcelain steel tub is the cheapest on the market for a very good reason. We normally replace it with either Americast Or cast iron
Why not stick with the neighbor who knows plumbing quite well and let him keep trying things out? You might hurt his feelings thus let him keep ...
Rent a snake with a 3/4 wire open the street side of your building house trap then open the house side and hope it is only a trap stoppage.. IF ...
The thermocouple just maintains pilot light If the pilot light does not stay on then it need replacemsnt BUT a 7 year old heater I personally wo...
Has anyone suggested a Swiss cap as it will let the exhaust out but will not let any rain in?
Water is stupid it does not care to know what makes it hot Also mixing metals (ferrous and non ferrous) the metals do NOT care to know if it is...
Check for a loose washer either on the fill valve or the shut off valve controlling water to the tank
I use cast Iron piping and depending on the GPM flow rate would determine the fixture (normally 1 GPM = 1 FU) In no case would I use less then ...
Hard to tell unless you actually remove the bolts disconnect the water supply AFTER shutting it off and physically checking
Once someone uses chemicals they mask what the problem is. Also when I know someone used chemicals prior to our working on the drain there is a ...
I never use that brand I use either Crane or Gerber and with the Crane I never had a call back or any problems even with the 1.6 GPF I would co...
I do it constantly but a lot of folks do score the tub and if they cut in to deep they not have a leak. this is especially challenging on acrylic ...