1- Copper tubing should be cut with a tubing cutter not a pipe cutter 2- Copper tubing has to be reamed to prevent erosion and premature piping ...
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
Mr. Fugasi Again you prove how little you know. I can see why you do not hire anyone as most people do make a lot more then you are capable of e...
Again you prove how little you know "I don't know what would cause an odor, but I would make sure your CO detectors are in good working order. I...
A crack in a vent line can be more serious then a leaking waste pipe. If one crack was found the plumber should do either a smoke test or an oil...
A lot of unknowing folks use piercing valves and plastic tubing for ice maker lines rather then spend a little more and buy copper tubing and ...
Many of the homes I service are well over a 100 years old and they do not require extensive re piping. Lets take it SLOWLY and consider the fa...
Many times a washing machine discharges more water then a 2" drain pipe can handle that is the main reason for the 2" stand pipe that acts as a res...
Hi Big Rob , better be careful on the advice you give "buy a new toilet and break the old toilet and find out what's in it. Good luck. " Bre...
Thank you Jim, live and learn every day.. "It is used in conjunction with sheet lead to correct for any and all inconsistencies in the flooring ...
I would not try it because it may damage the enamel finish. Have you looked into faucets with the pull out spray?
Come on Nascar, any plumber who works on a plumbing system (water) that has been off for any length of time would, SHOULD listen as they open the ...
I am guessing that some where the pump is sucking air in on the suction side of the piping. I think a local contractor familiar with country plu...
Hi again Bill, we must stop meeting like this. What do you mean lead in the 1970s surprised you.... I STILL USE lead pipe(lead "D" 8 PSF) Pl...
Very common dilemma that the extractor (easy out) does not work. I normally use a hack saw blade with duct tape on one end and use it CAREFULLY ...
New system? Check for a possible valve not fully opened of a washer loose if you used globe valves. A loose washer will make a water hammering...
I found the same thing and also wondered WHY? I also see some folks put lots of plaster under a toilet when setting them. When I installed my...
Hi Neil, here is some ammo you can use. Fixtures are based on fixture units A FU is the amount of water that can be drained in a minute. T...
HI Bill, A few years back one of my EX supply houses sent me foreign made flange floor bolts not the Hercules brass ones I ordered. I removed th...