It could be a partial blockage or a blocked vent line either way you may find it cheaper in the long run to hire a licensed professional. Many,m...
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.
If your toilet is seeping from a defective fill valve or tank bulb or flapper this will cause condensation on the out side of the pipping and mold ...
Larry, do not take it for granted as many installers figure one valve fits all and even reading Google steam radiator valves some state good for...
Carefully look at the configuration of the valve. Then look at "normal" radiator steam valves angle pattern. Normally steam valves are globe p...
If the parts are really stripped and the socket tool does not work then you can open the wall a little more and use a basin wrench to remove the nu...
That would depend on the code and piping in general should be protected from coming in direct contact with cement
The system is hot water so you better make sure you drain down the system completely before loosening the union Ell or valve and there will be real...
Hi Bill, That is why I make my own heat sink by installing the cold water feed 27" down then bring it up to the heater to prevent stratification of...
Someone forgot to install a dielectric fitting by to prevent electrolytic action between ferrous and non ferrous metals thus the mineral deposits ...
Yes I did that several times On demand has no provisions for water to return to the source thus your losing a lot of water was the water that ...
Why install a new one if you had paid a plumber to install it in the fist place have him /her come back and make things right NO CHARGE....
Did you ask for a licensed plumber? Many times I go behind a franchise stumble bum the worst possible non trained person sent out in the field a...
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...
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 ...