Certain fill valves (ball cocks) have a washer that can causing hydraulic shock Or when you closed and opened the shut off valve a washer may ha...
SylvanMember since 01/24/06
What project are you working on now?
Started doing new constuction again,. 50 family homes for middle income
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Sewer and drain cleaning equpment
Unused plumbing can cause major problems and to make sure it is the vents and not just scale deposits on the ferrous drainage I would water jet th...
Your very lucky as I have seen invoices in excess of $4,600 just for the water bill not including the sewer bill. For the NYC greater toilet cha...
If it is an older model (over 8 years old) I would replace it as the T&P is possibly the original and replacing parts on an older tank that may not...
Unless your restricted by barrier free design do to ADA requirements then moving it closer to a door should be no problem. Now from a plumbing s...
Try filling the other sink to the top and letting the water down and listen for a gurgling sound, this would indicate a possible stoppage or bad ve...
Why would anyone even consider going to NJ or for that matter to CT when the big apple has everything here. Being in Riverdale (Still considere...
Need help.... Have a new 5/8 meter flowing 28 gpm at house side of meter, proptery goes up a 10 ft incline to house If you say you have 28 GPM ...
Any loss even if you cant see a leak should be addressed especially if you are smelling sewer fumes. Plumbing should be water and "air " tight
I detest pedestal sinks as not only are they top heavy but where does one hide the towels and TP? Besides the tub you may want to consider grab ...
Shalom Katz, One of the easiest tests is an oil of peppermint test or possibly a smoke test to find the piping (venting ) failure. If this ...
The problem is the disposer is not allowing the vent to do its job ,very common problem. I would suggest do as I do in my home and turn on the w...
I love PVC piping systems as I make a fortune redoing the piping systems that failed or folks just got tired of hearing toilets flushed 5 rooms awa...
Hi Amy, welcome to the ripped off club. I bought a so called brand new Franke kitchen faucet and the finish lasted almost a week before it start...
It is disgrace that the UN is located in the land of the free if they can get away with this This is what keeps Americans free from dictatorshi...
Over the years piping becomes encrusted with grease (kitchen sink) and soap scum (laundry) snaking is totally useless and a waste of time. Water...
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...