I am willing to bet you donuts and coffee that the builder used the lowest bidder and the low ball plumber used PVC for drainage and venting. Yo...
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.
temperature sensor 1- aquastat 2- thermostat 3- thermometer 4- remote bulb 5- capillary tube What kind of "temperature sensor" ...
You cant turn the CI pipe because it is caulked in with lead and oakum. You should contract a licensed plumber and have him do it. About pric...
Mixing ferrous and non ferrous metals is contrary to better plumbing codes and even the ASME do address this problem when people mix these metals a...
When in doubt hire a licensed professional ASK TO SEE THE LICENSE if the guy says he is a "tech" tell him the copy machine is in your other house a...
"Our water heater normally pops and bangs when hot water is used, as we expect it would" Sorry, but in over 32 years of installing hot water h...
ALL piping passing through concrete EVEN cast iron should be protected by an arch, lintel or iron pipe sleeve. Copper expands and contracts ...
Removing the drain is simple but care has to be taken. All one has to do is carefully hack saw the tub outlet being careful not to scratch the...
Check your toilets for a 400 A Fluidmaster as some times if the flapper is leaking the water will fill up periodically making a whooshing sound
Congratulations, now you can do me a favor if possible. considering you saved yourself a plumbing service call of at least $150 I would really a...
I can honestly say I never work fro GC's as they like the government ask for the lowest bid normally and you see how the government works. Norma...
READ the post below this one The tank has two or three brass bolts depending on model that holds it to the bowl. These bolts have a washer...
I installed both in my home as I have 6 bathrooms and by far I like the Sloan Royal flushometer NOT the flushmate. The great part about a flush...
Q- Also what action will the plumber take to repair this situation? A- The legitimate plumber will take what action is necessary to make the re...
How long as your friend been a plumber? How can he can suggest a material that is known to make a lot more noise then cast Iron, has much shorter r...
When working in apartments (cold water flats) some of the faucets were installed prior to WW 2 When faced with these frozen faucets I use a sawz...
Chivalo69 I happen to agree with you as having a check valve out doors is a great idea if you do not mind changing piping ever year do to freeze ...
Shut off the water supply under the toilet tank, dissemble the fill valve, Place a cup over the the fill valve outlet, reach down and open the shut...
If your sink is 3 feet away from the existing location your talking 6 feet of tubing not 3 as you hopefully want cold and hot water to this sink if...