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....
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.
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...
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...
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...