Anytime a quick closing valve causes hydraulic shock waves (water hammering) There is a very good possibility of rupturing a pipe
SylvanMember since 01/24/06
What project are you working on now?
Started doing new constuction again,. 50 family homes for middle income
What is your favorite tool?
Sewer and drain cleaning equpment
When snaking a line one should not only snake towards the outlet (street side of the trap) but should also snake towards the building house drain (...
So what is the answer to his question? Other than PVC cannot be exposed to sunlight. What do you use for the roof termination? I'm an apprentice ...
I use No Hub cast Iron pipe and some of the codes are inferior as as the home builders have a very strong lobby and Congress /senate folks in this ...
It is a shame you did not mention what part of the country /world you live in. Here in the NYC we had record breaking cold spells (so much for m...
There is 90% chance it can be retrieved by an closet auger as the trap is not designed to allow straight objects to make the turn
Some of the possible causes 1- No heat sink of 27" to prevent stratification of the hot water molecules going to the cold water as heat goes to ...
To whom it may concern, I do not know about the other plumbers on this list but sometimes it does help if someone would give me a hint like poss...
Try using 20 sheets of toilet paper and flush the toilet if if backs up you got trouble. Normally these types of item even Q tips wont pass the to...
When was the last time someone shut the water supply to the washing machine and actually checked the screen (filters) located in the hose for sedim...
Besides the 11/2" tub and 2" shower waste the minimum here 900 Sq inches that the pan would sized figure 30" x 30" Many times people go from s...
One Trap located closes to the outlet pipe of the waste line and the trap should be placed with in 2 feet of the vent. They do make a Swivel T...
NO you can not flush glasses down a toilet. YOU CAN get an closet auger and remove the obstruction before if blocks up your entire soil line and c...
When you stated a "plumber" helped you may I ask what apprenticeship did he /she attend? What licenses or certifications do they posses. Ho...
A young woman was about to finish her first year of college. Like so many others her age, she considered herself to be a very liberal Democrat,...
I wonder what brand /type of putty you used? I install sinks /faucets / bathtub wastes then use the fixtures with in two minutes of using the p...
Back flushing can cause major problems and it would be very risky trying to explain it on here. Somethings a DIY just should not attempt