Would you happen to live in a house where they installed a plastic waste / vent system?
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.
If the garbage disposal is broken remove it and install a new streainer and tail piece and of the required piping as the old disposal is just addi...
Sounds like a partical stoppage from all the soap scum reducing the piping diameter and just snaking will not restore the line to full flow, consi...
I used to have a sign on my yellow page ad and on my vans that said "We repair what your husband tried to fix" The so called simple repairs c...
Hydronic systems are the best BUT when one has to replace a valve or do work then normally the entire system has to be drained and refilled and th...
Sometimes your better off just pointing to the leak and let the plumber find it without unbiased confusion. If she or he has any questions I am ...
After you find exactly what is under ground (I will you you coffee and a donut) that it is cast iron then I can possibly help you in the new connec...
Have you considered NO HUB cast Iron? If one should use NHCI there are Mission couplings NOT Fernco (junk) and use a NH long turn tee why (wye a...
Anything can be done but why would you want to use a cheap material and bring down the value of your home? Did you check your local codes as man...
Your very welcome Mark. I am glad to have been of help.. Sylvan In the future when you hire a plumber ask to see their Masters license if...
If you have the pipe (galvanized) and the threads look not that good you may consider using a caulked joint rather then the rubber type that may no...
The plastic one your showing I would not install even a a dog house UNLESS I hated the dog that much to punish it I would go for a BRASS type an...
Sometimes when a the water is shut off and then turned on again sediment can block /a restrict a line Try shutting off the water from the wate...
Try pouring a little bleach down the drain and let it sit for about 1/2 hr this sould kill any bacteria that can cause smells. After a half hr run ...
It can be removed as the sink is not manufactured around the drain. Personally if it is more then 5 years old Id replace it
Let the water run for a few minutes. Normally when the piping is repaired or a fixture / appliance is added it disturbs the sediment in the pip...
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