A snake will not work on frozen drain lines What will work is a water jetter using either hot of cold water as the high pressure alone with a penet...
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
Your husband should listen to you and leave the plumbing to someone better suited to do it
Tell your plumber to re pitch the discharge piping so it drains properly as the picture shows it is slightly back pitched
The reason it is flushing great is because it is leaking YOU still have a problem inside the piping
1- Bad flapper /tank bulb 2- Defective fill valve or the refill tube is below the fill valve siphoning out water 3- Defective over flow tube...
Hi even insulating the piping is no guarantee that after prolonged outage the pipes will not freeze. Even some areas in NYC like mine have over...
Of course heating piping can freeze I made a fortune during the greater NYC Freeze up. Steam systems if properly pitched and the condensate ret...
Some require an Allen wrench to unjam them and others have a manual reset button located on the bottom of the unit. DO NOT place your hand insi...
Hoar frost can be prevented in most cases by increasing the vent terminal to 4" diameter as the vapors that freeze inside the opening cannot brid...
As a master plumber I have found over the past 40 years plastic piping systems are the most expensive systems to be placed in a building where the ...
Possibly they did not flush the lines prior to making repairs and a bib screw of part of the old washer is blocking the supply line
Use it of lose it. If plumbing systems are not used the trap seal evaporates washer become brittle and piping can blocked with sediment as the s...
The pump pit may have water in it but the line above is frozen so the pump keeps working not being able to discharge the water. Hopefully the pu...
Contact the manufacturer and ask them what chemical agents they recommend to remove the deposits from the orifice
1- Great idea to have a LMP check out the plumbing 2- Areas to possibly video inspect is the main sewer to street connection if applicable and ...
I normally install two one on the feed side of the rad and one on the out let side just make sure you face them correctly CONTACT B&G they are grea...
Got to love plastic, did you notice the plastic department is right near the ear muffs and plungers as your in for a long time of both noise and s...
Normally there are two screws holding the trip lever in place I WOULD REMOVE THE TWO SCREWS and then see if the link had been disconnected