3" min for a soil line (toilet) and 2" for a sewerage ejector not by gravity....
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
4 times should have given you a clue the T&P is doing its job relieving pressure. Have you considered an expansion tank to allow for the increas...
You can get a laundry faucet that does have the water supply coming from the top rather then underneath. Your better off installing the correct ...
I normally replace the shower arm and install a new modern type head that has 1/2" female threads.
One of the draw backs of using the lousy Ferrule on the supply side of the valve is trying to replace the valve. I think your better off cutting...
Try a soft seat check valve. If a check valve flapper closes to fast and a slow closing type should be installed. A brass flapper because it...
Sounds like a condensation situation. When cold water is flowing or even standing like ice in a glass of water there is a condensation build up ...
Personally I like water jetting as it is safe and no chemicals are added to the system
Depends on where the 2" waste outlet is in relation to the trap. Normally one would need a swivel trap with tee or a 11/2" SJ tee some 11/2" ...
Even the manufacturer of cast iron and PVC strongly suggest CI for waste and soil lines and to get away cheaper use plastic for venting. Chlorin...
Get a 5 gallon bucket and pour the water down the bowl and see if it flushes properly (VORTEX) if so then lift the tank cover and check the wate...
Everything is possible if you have the money and know why you are increasing a line that was supposed to have been properly sized by fixture unites...
I feel sorry for home owners who buy a new home today as normally the prime contractor goes for the lowest bid and thus the plumber (if he does thi...
Normally the flow restrictor or the shower head becomes blocked with lime or other mineral deposits. Disassemble and clean the shower head or ...
The life span on any pump would depend on the quality and usage. Improperly installed pumps also cause premature failure like short cycling or t...
With certain restrictions and making sure the velocity (FPS) does not cause other problems like erosion and hydraulic shock (water hammer) Loc...
One faucet BOTH Hot and Cold? If so check the aerator. If it is only H or C possibly a bib washer became dislodged
All fresh water contains oxygen if the water temp is high it can boil and thus release the oxygen. Also some places aerate a lot more then other...