I would live with it as if you installed a back water valve (check valve) you would have more problems
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.
Try filling the sink with the stopper in with regular tap water warm would be ok. Then let the water down and see if you get a gurgling sound. ...
Try pouring some hydrogen peroxide as it may kill the odor causing bacteria and it is a lot safer then bleach
I used Gerber for over 25 years BUT only the 2,3 and 4 valve shower body's Now that the good codes require a pressure/ temperature balance type ...
This person sent no less then 11 E MAIL complaining about drip drip drip drip drip and asking how they can tell if the water dripping is hot or col...
They will possibly send you a FREE replacement handle they are a decent company to work with like Delta and PricePfister
Masking a foul odor is not the greatest idea as this could be a sign carcinogenic fumes from a sewer may be entering the home (ever look up sick bu...
That would depend of several factors. 1- If the diameter of the copper lines pays to repair 1", 11/4, 11/2", 2" etc 2- How much room you ha...
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 ...
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...