There is a place called "home wreckers" that specializes in salvaging old fixtures and other parts from homes they do alterations or know down T...
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.
1- Get rid of the lousy PVC 2- Increase the kitchen sink waste line to 2" diameter ( I never use less then 2") 3- Use long radius fittings ...
Remove the shower head holding back on the shower arm with another wrench. Then check the flow restrict or for possible obstructions. While t...
Try using a hack saw blade GENTLY cut the nut in half Use duct tape on one end to act as a handle TA DUMM
Please keep me posted, I hope you did clean the area and rought it up a little so the epoxy will hold better
Jerry you have a vent problem. This condition is called negative pressure when a fixture is used and the vent is non existent or blocked it pull...
Why would anyone who has quality cast iron want to ruin the system by installing PVC is beyond my comprehension. Yes there are adapters Mission...
"I live in a large metropolitan city and am experiencing the same thing. I have had a plumber out twice and they have not been able to determine th...
I don't care for tank less heaters if your talking about a coil in a boiler why heat a big boiler to get a water through a coil and heating a much ...
If you think gas heaters are scary how about driving a car in New England states knowing there are senators named Kennedy behind the wheel of a ca...
Renting a back hoe and digging is how many folks ruptured a gas /water/ sewer line and power lines NOT THE GREATEST IDEA.. There is also the rea...
A loss in pressure is why I think the tank needs to be replaced reduced temperature in most cases can be taken care of but if your losing water so...
ALWAYS on a holiday week end this stuff happens WORSE then being a doctor. When was the last time you read the manufacturers directions on flus...
Hey Scott sleeving the flange is not a great idea considering you have a close radius fitting (street ell) Hercules has a PRO POXY made especial...
"The tub is 60" long by 34" wide and 15" deep" According to my rough calculations your tub will hold 132.46 gallons ( not taking into consider...
Normally the nipples are galvanized and the traps are brass thus you get electrolytic action from dissimilar metals coming into contact with one an...
This is one of the many,many reasons I hate PVC You can try using primmer around the bottom of the joint and then adding more glue (wear safe...
Q- There is a drainage ditch in front of our house, and a lot closer than the woods. Dumping into the ditch is a good idea, but how do I find out ...