If water flows and then starts to trickle you may have galvanized piping that is starting to corrode internally Or sedimewnt build up inside the p...
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.
Want to know nervous? Try being a 17 year old in the Navy in a boiler room working with 1,500 PSI super heated steam NOW that's scary. Or ...
TN. By the time the pipe got to the bottom of the mountain it was almost at 1000 psi. If you had to deal with 1,000 PSI what piping materials d...
Bill sorry to inform you not all codes require 30 PSI For example many of my accounts are high rise buildings exceeding 40 stories in height so...
A T&P is the only protection on a domestic water heater. It stands for Temperature and Pressure relief valve. If you want a crash course in AS...
The Fluid master part is a tank bulb attached to a stainless steel ring with an epoxy ring that is supposed ( in theory) to be anchored water tigh...
Fluid master has an epoxy type of flapper for this toilet I personally never had any luck using it I just replaced the toilet as everyone deserves ...
11 years old Replace it as I bet the T&P has not been tested Considering the heater has a guarantee of 10 years better off replacing it
I had no idea the allen wrench (key) used on a Delta faucet would work for a Gerber, Moen and other brands I guess one tire fits all also huh? T...
Many anti scald types have to be adjusted for seasonal changes as the ambient temperature gets colder and the piping has more of a heat loss this ...
Each year, approximately 3,800 injuries and 34 deaths occur in the home due to scalding from excessively hot tap water.
You want to get rid of a shower device that protects people and is required by many model codes. I guess it is like someone saying I dont need se...
CRASH Hydronic course There are basically two types of expansion tanks used on hot water heating systems. 1- A tank filled with air and 1/...
When the AAV fails and you get sewer gas in your home and wonder why you maybe suffering from headaches and your family starts showing signs of il...
What could happen is the piping that froze could split depending on the material you have If you can not get heating tape or better insulate th...
A shower waste is 2" diameter the bath tub is 11/2" You will also have to have the trap directly under the shower to make rodding easier and pre...
You have to drain all the water lines ,heating lines and traps ANTI FREEZE is not allowed to be poured down the drain. I would leave water in ...
Sounds like someone who installed the piping did not do the calculations properly like velocity and GPM (flow rates) If they did not size the ...