Over the years piping becomes encrusted with grease (kitchen sink) and soap scum (laundry) snaking is totally useless and a waste of time. Water...
SylvanMember since 01/24/06
What project are you working on now?
Started doing new constuction again,. 50 family homes for middle income
What is your favorite tool?
Sewer and drain cleaning equpment
1- Was the vent connected when the trap was replaced? 2- Was the trap installed level or possibly pitched with allowed the trap seal to be lost?...
Got to love the inferior products out there that folks put in their homes and code officasls that money can buy to allow these products to be sold/...
Sounds like you have a pressure balance valve that is supposed to protect against sudden pressure changes in the cold and hot water lines. These...
1- When I size a vent I take the developed length of piping and fittings into account 2- I also add up the total fixture unites connected to the...
pressure. Sight unseen it is very difficult to give you an exact answer. When I get calls like this I find it like going to a dentist that the pa...
1- Did you open the valves fully? 2- Did you bother to remove the aerators from the faucets prior to running the water? 3- Did you check to s...
Are you on well water or city and do you have a pressure regulating valve on your water main
1- Check local codes as far as installing a dry well 2- To keep costs down run ONE copper line below your frost level and install an electric w...
Considering the money you wasted on useless chemicals and using a snake didnt help either I would call a licensed plumber and have her/ him water...
There are plumbers and so called wanna be plumbers. Plastic bottles are in general very easy to remove with a retrieving head. Roots require ...
Try removing the diverter then block the tub spout and flush the shower body with thee diverter out. This may remove debris that you could not s...
I have found from personal experience that "plumbers" who work for the big box stores are not the sharpest crayons in the box.IMHO Some contract...
Well you are wasting a lot of water and energy. Depending on the age of the tank possibly a replacement is in order. There is a bib CAP that ...
A dripping, leaking T&P could indicate a serous problem. Either excessive temperature or pressure or a defective T&P Call a Licensed plumber...
Before you arbitrarily just increase the water pressure you had better calculate the velocity of the size of the piping you have.. Excessive vel...
I would never sell my accounts a Kohler plumbing product as I read "the bold look" but never saw anything in print about Quality. This is my op...
I like the idea of having all the waste enter one pumping station as the sump is out of sight and more fixtures can be added if needed. This way...