Water sounds travel, I once had an account swear the water was behind the wall yet nothing showed up on the ceiling below. I told her just keep ...
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.
A tank less heater is OK but like anything else it does have its limitations and draw backs. First off even if some one gave me an electric one ...
If your not going to use the piercing valve shut off the water and clean the area where the hole is and solder it ( LEAD FERE) if it is coper or ...
Piercing valves manufacturers should be forced to use them in their homes not in some unsuspecting trusting persons. The problem is your using a...
"I have this very same problem in my new home when I run hot water in my kitchen sink, or even if I pour hot water from a pot down the sink, the wa...
RE knocking pressure on the hot water. Why would someone suggest placing a pressure reducing valve on the main (C/W) if this phenomena is only ...
Your very welcome, have a great week end and please feel free to keep me posted.. Sylvan
1947 was the greatest year in history for plumbing and like most baby boomers I am also warped slightly but like anything that ages we learn to no...
Pipe each one separately Or use a regular shower body and the lower outlet for the hand held from what would normally be the tub spout and the up...
How much was the next question Tank installed and filing fees plus testing for CO and checking the up draft and installing new valves and using ...
1- T&P gave up the ghost 2- Tank leaking 3- Water line coming from the tank leaking 4- Blow down valve leaking 5- Someone tested the T&...
Who said you cannot tap of a 1/2" line? I would love to see how they derived at this stroke of genius. Got to love advice who have no clue to t...
Very few of my regular accounts ever ask me how much or any written estimate I just do the job and bill them.. I did one job for 7 hours work I ...
I would contact the EPA as some fumes like sewer "gases" can be highly dangerous. There is a lot of sick building syndrome going on with radon etc
I doubt it would be the flux after using the water for any extended time. The plumbing contractor should have flushed the system prior to turnin...
Personally I do not care to use a check valve on a dish washer discharge as it adds a restriction and once any debris gets stuck under the disc it ...
There should be no reason why black piping cannot be run inside an outside wall. But check with local codes as it is their call
Sounds like the piping with the water hammering is hitting another pipe as some folks tie water lines to waste/vent lines. Check the flush valve...
Rather then take any chances know your exact finished wall and take the measurements from there. Even if you lose an inch or so 4" cast iron h...