What kind of heating system do you have? If you have steam heat and you shut off the water and the boiler runs out of water and shuts off then ...
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.
Never ever dare use a potable water source to clear a stoppage without back flow protection. The high pressure Jetters I use have either an air...
We use hydrostatic pressure NOT air as air can cause an explosion and or blow pipes to pieces of shrapnel. This is why boilers are hydrostatica...
Yes they can vary ask to see the roughing mesurements of the tub you plan to buy then measure the existing
Try removing the shower head and then run the water. It could be something as simple as a blocked flow restrictor or a showerhead that needs cle...
1- shut the water first then unscrew it counter clockwise Gently if you need slip joint pliers its OK but BE GENTLE and next time remember it can ...
Try Peroxide is will kill germs and is a lot less dangerous to use the bleach
You are correct. I am estimating that the cast iron pipe is 2.5" because a 3"snake won't fit IF you cannot get a 3" cutting head through a main ...
Sump pits should not give off any smells if it is clean ground water. There are many types of causes some are quite serious in nature and should...
When having trouble locating the shut off line valve inside the structure try the following. Open the outside bib (hose valve) and go inside the...
Type in "pex lawsuits" and then you decide who is right http://www.lieffcabraser.com/hydronic-pipes.htm FYI I use plastic on chemical and o...
http://www.masterplumbers.com/plumbviews/authors/sylvan-tieger/articles.asp Try "Goggle. com Sylvan Tieger
Copper is natural and has a proven track record of several thousand years. "Plastic" had numerous failures and if one reads about some of toxici...
The reason folks do not use these fittings is the same reason folks do not bother to install a valve on the inlet and outlet side of a heater. I...
Shut off the C/W supply disassemble the faucet and check the cold side for sediment or other obstructions. Also once the spindle is removed one ...
Where ever mixing ferrous metals and non ferrous metals on a domestic water system good plumbing practices say to use a dielectric fitting to preve...
Here you spent a lot of time and possibly a lot of money to install new tiles over an existing old shower body that will cause trouble in the futur...