When you buy the new frost proof make sure it has a vacuum breaker......
SylvanMember since 01/24/06
What project are you working on now?
Started doing new construction again,. 50 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.
One thing about plumbing I learned water seeks its own level so if you have a leak in the basement it does not effect a shower head drip upstairs.....
In my area there are several homes where under ground streams flow and this is a 24 -7 on going process. What you may want to consider is unplug...
Your correct, I find it amazing how any site that asks for volunteers to offer their professional services for free and then ask the public to "vot...
Water jetters can be used for pressure washers with a wand BUT a pressure washer cannot be used for water jetting. Ideally you water jet from do...
It is a line taken from either the tankless coil you now have Or from the condensate return line with an aqua stat and pump that calls for heat and...
Normally a gurgling sound is either a partially blocked vent or a severe reduction in the drainage line from soap and grease deposits that reduce t...
What type of waste are you planning to use Trip, lever tip toe , Universal? How far is the trap from the vent and what materials are you going t...
Sounds like you have several things going the main problem is the hydraulic shock causedby the sudden closing of quick closing valves lke a washin...
I personally do not think it cost effective to fire up an old oil or gas boiler that may possibly give you 60% efficiency to heat a few gallons ...
Normally I would suggest a 1/2" extractor sometimes called an easy out. BUT they seldom work on broken threads in an elbow So the next step i...
If your dad is not a licensed plumber and he has no insurance and something goes wrong you could really be looking at some serious insurance proble...
You have a defective diverter. The type you have depends on the manufacturer and type of shower body Some types are on the tub spout with ei...
A dielectric fitting nipple or union and is used to prevent electrolytic action between dissimilar metals like ferrous and non ferrous copper as op...
1- sell sugar free soda 2- Increase the waste line diameter 3- Ask about Teflon coating on the inside of piping 4- Water Jet the lines onc...
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...
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...