I would remove the toilet , check the floor flange, replace the wax gasket with a deep seal type install new quality brass floor flange bolts and ...
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.
Personally I would open the building house trap (one of the clean outs) or any other clean out and then put on the washer and look for a water flow...
Another "State of the art failure" Got to love the the way contractors love the get in get out approach to plumbing and heating. After all co...
you have what is commonly called a water hammer condition ( hydraulic shock waves) Which can be cause by lose washer or a solenoid and any qu...
Sounds like a partial blockage down stream. Try pouring a 5 gallon pail of water directly into the bowl and see it it starts to over flow
I use copper type L above ground type K below for domestic water supply I don't care for plastic as I do not know what carcinogenic may leach i...
Yes it can be done BUT then you would have the following condition SEE BELOW "the washing machine drain overflows when the washing machine begin...
The venting would be behind the wall and above the flood lever rim of the fixture being served
Excuse me BUT are you taking about potable water or waste or vent piping Lead pipe was used for many ,many years for water mains and there are...
To remove soap scum and lint I would strongly suggest water jetting as opposed to snaking. Also if the installer had used a long sweep even a s...
A quick closing valve like a ball ***** or solenoid valve from a dishwasher or washing machine or piping not supported properly can cause hydraulic...
Check your main vent pipe and the Fresh air in let to make sure nothing is blocking them
I have got mixed response from all the plumbers that I have called. Some of them want to open up the ceiling in the living room in the 1stfloor and...
They make a filter that fits prior to the shower head Are you on well or city water?
1- Are they connected to the same waste outlet OR both are draining independently? 2- When the alteration was being performed did the plumber i...
Have someone check your vent terminal as you may have a combination system where storm and sanitary go into the same system and if your vent ter...