Many of the mansions I work in were built in 1922 and they have one thing in common the shower and bath tub piping is made of lead and in many c...
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
Sewer gas is a complex mixture of toxic and non-toxic gases that can be present at varying levels depending upon the source. It is formed during t...
I happen to like my accounts and thus refrain from trying to kill them with sewer gases SO I always vent to the outside of the structure. Killi...
1- Pressure drop do to friction loss 2- Galvanized piping with mineral deposits inside 3-Globe pattern valve partically closed 4- Kinked ...
Erik, about 4 years ago I had an account who asked if they could do the demolition to find a leak behind a brick wall. I told them "enjoy yours...
You got to love the so called plumbers and heating guys who bury water and heating lines under ground as it creates work for the next guy like rad...
If you said " I have cast iron extra heavy" Or CI standard weight Or No hub CI or said I have PVC,ABS, Copper, Galvanized Wrought, Galvanized ste...
Splash as they may have a popular brand name but they say bold look never quality. IMHO Also check the holes under the rim to make sure all are ...
Best this is to replace the tank and toilet. Some decent models (white 12" rough ) cost under $100 not including labor, wax gasket and brass fl...
The plumbing officals should be hung for allowing an AAV (vent inside the home) to be used. I guess someone got a pocket full of money for allo...
My dear one of my best "plumbers" was a female and she was also my highest paid employee ($45 per hr in the envelope) A real plumber has mental...
You had to have one amazing plumber who managed to clear a toilet line ( minimum of 3") through a sink line depending on type of sink 11/4 -2" lin...
OK Class is in Now we know you have a hot water boiler as opposed to steam we have a better understanding of what the bloody heck is going on ...
Who cleared the tub stoppage and HOW did they clear it? Sometimes snaking or using a ram jet on a tub stoppage can break the tub shoe connection...
Your very welcome Cast Iron like Galvanized drainage fittings come in various angles In Cast they are called 1/32 1/16 /1/6 1/8 1/4 and a r...