If you do not want to burn out the lead (caulk) joint Try the following get a Sawzall cut the galvanized pipe about 2" away from the caulked join....
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
I happen to like Delta as I find they are easy to disassemble and repair Moen sometimes the cartridge is hard to remove and Moen did have a by pass...
If you run water and a few seconds later the sinks start to fill it could be a stoppage down steam and plunging forces the past a small opening in ...
Possible trap seal loss?? Let the water run for 2 minutes to replenish the seal and see if that helps
Just like Bill stated or it could be a partially closed valve or undersized piping. Sometimes folks only open a valve part way and the pressure ...
When you installed the new supply lines and opened the water supply did you take the precaution of disassembling the fill valve to make sure no sed...
1) frozen pipe 2) value not fully open. what is the water flow if you open the value without a water supply line Depends if your main va...
Has anyone suggested a peppermint test or smoke testing a lot less invasive then tearing apart walls Also has anyone thought of a video inspec...
When you installed the new supply lines and opened the water supply did you take the precaution of disassembling the fill valve to make sure no ...
Your more then welcome and the best things about metal waste piping is if you use a plunger or Ram jet must less chance of the drain piping coming...
A bathroom sink (basin) some lousy codes require 11/4 BUT the better codes better plumbers use 11/2 waste line , 11/2 x 11/4 trap. (11/2 outlet)...
Your troubles are just beginning, like hitting the very tip of the iceberg it is just starting. 11/2 trap under a kitchen sink BAD News #1 1...
Many ball cocks when their washers are giving up the ghost make a sound like a 22 cal machine gun going off VERY COMMON
There are rear flush toilts either floor or wall mounted and they do come in all shapes and sizes
Easy fix, look at the TDH of the pump and the GPM rating. Then adjust the height accordingly Or make a larger sump and set the sump pump to come...
Cast Iron NO HUB above ground drainage for a QUIET long lasting SAFE system, Copper tubing water supply Type L above ground and depending on soil c...
Look at the installation instructions and do the exact reverse BUT shut the power FIRST
I would contact the local building department as many codes now require ADA* and barrier free environments on new installations * Americans wit...
First thing is to isolate the noise so you know your dealing with. Sometimes a toilet fill valve will makes these sounds as the water seeps past...