It is a great idea when using any chemicals to try to clear a drain is to have windows open as you only have one set of lungs and many of the chemi...
SylvanMember since 01/24/06
What project are you working on now?
Started doing new construction again,. 150 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 calling a licensed professional and please be considerate enough to warm them you used chemicals as many are caustic and cause ...
Most people are lax when it comes to saying "thank you" as they feel the world owes them and many after the problem is solved will never post anyth...
1- Ball valve 2- Gate valve 3- Globe angle 4- Globe straight 5- C x C valve (depending on type) 6- IPS (depending on type) 7- co...
All piping should have some type of AMTM markings. Also as must I promote copper fro water supply and roof flashing and cast iron for drainage ...
Gas pressure should not be the requirement it is normally sized by volume required for BTU INPUT and developed length of piping. For example in ...
James ALL sinks / showers /bathtubs have an AIR GAP On drainage the space between the waste to the drain is called an AIR BREAK AIR GAP wate...
Try removing the shower head completely then use the diverter and see if that helps. Sometimes sediment has to be flushed out.
I would open the wall and then expose the piping then have someone open the bib and have a light hammer ready to tap on the pipe once you locate th...
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 ...
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...