Get yourself some Hercules "LEAD FREE Solder in paste form" normally 95 -5 even though the directions say not necessary to clean the tubing an...
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.
No you do NOT have to use CPVC, you can use Brass piping schedule 40 or copper tubing type L
I'm not sure what you mean. NYC code for example requires 1- 4 " main vent stack to penetrate the roof and we can connect all the fixture vents...
1- If you have a tankless coil and it has a pin hole that would account for the elevated pressure 2- If the automatic feeder set 12-15 PSI is d...
The stand pipe should be at least 2" diameter and normally 18" - 30" high and trapped and vented
You have to find the frost line in your area and if that is a problem you can always use sewerage ejector to pump the waste up hill. The piping...
If you noticed this problem right after the house was built WHY DIDN'T you notify the builder or contact the installing plumber? Just because a ...
If you noticed this problem right after the house was built WHY DIDN'T you notify the builder or contact the installing plumber? Just because a...
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...
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...