Welcome to the wonderful world of Friction loss. Just like electricity one can not run an extension cord ?water lines and think the pressure /vol...
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.
"Just to throw into the mix the main sewer line has an offset pipe and to go from the outside cleanout to the curb (about 40 feet with sidewalk and...
"Inspector found gas leaks by shut off to water heater, fitting by dryer and one coming in from the main, all very small and usual for a 40 year ol...
WATER JETTING Is used for SOFT stoppages such as 1- Grease 2- soil 3- sand 4- Soap scum 5- Saw Dust 6- possibly TOILET paper ...
Filing fees, Hiring a licensed and INSURED plumbing contractor, plaster, tile work water lines re venting min size toilet waste is 3" and as for a...
Hi Nat, go around and make sure you run cold water in every single fixture and floor drain and aim a garden hose in the sump pit until the sump ...
In that case the loop is to make sure the waste is below the air gap fitting is below the water supply
On the hot water tank there is a drain valve and a T&P. Read the manufacturers directions on how they suggest you test the T&P (be careful as th...
When I did this same job in a high rise condo and the work was performed on the 47th floor of a 60 story building I had to charge the condo owner ...
I would be a lot more concerned about who installed the black ell (under the PVC TEE) To bad the installer never went to school that day and li...
If the main drain pipe as you call it is cast iron and it is less then 70 years old Get back to me in about 60 years and we can talk about what t...
Yes it could be connected as the AC brings in what is supposed to be fresh air BUT if the intake air is pulling near a vent (sewer) then this foul ...
Better check your local code (plumbing) as some locations do not like these types of poorly vent fixtures
The stand pipe should be 2" diameter with a 2" P trap and vented. A lot of folks use plastic piping for drainage and these was fittings especial...
Id rather have them hum then whistle Humming is OK as long as the toilet holds a tune BUT if your really against the humming sound you can try t...