No problem in NYC I ran water lines in sky scrappers much higher then 400 ft and that was vertical. In the ancient Roman and Greek times folks ...
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
You have two choices both involve shutting off the main water supply 1- Shut off the water supply disassemble the valve for the toilet and try t...
One your up coming retirement, If I had stayed in when I joined the Navy when I was 17 I would have had 41 years in go figure how time flys
Q Tips are notorious for this kind of blockage that can drive people nuts as water passes but paper gets caught. Have a great holiday
For the BEST I would use T.P copper (thread less copper) Silver brazed with Flagg flow fittings. For the drainage line I would not accept anythi...
The ballcock needs to be checked or the globe valve should be throttled down slightly. Many toilet moan because people take them for granted an...
Normally unground piping is a min of 2" for waste and the lead in the hub I usually burn out carefully and then caulk in the new piping as needed....
Did you bother to remove the new Aerator prior to turning on the water? If not then it is most likely filled with mineral deposits blocking the f...
means that closing the water supply slightly so less volume is flowing through the piping and excessive velocity can cause all kinds of wacky sounds
Some inferior codes do allow for the use of a 11/2" kitchen waste line as these codes normally serve bottom of the line housing and areas where ...
1- Mixing valve failed 2- Stratification of the hot into the cold water lines as heat goes to the absence of heat (HVAC STUFF) 3- Cross c...
Sorry but if you have to ask your better off hiring a LMP and watching. Shower body's can be installed via copper tubing sweating or by IPS with...
When plumbing contractors install copper or brass piping in new construction or alterations we cover said piping with cold tar or flashing cement ...
Suppose I told you I have a Car and I cant seem to get to to start running how much will it cost and I live in NYC? 1- Did I run out of gas? ...
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Can be very hard depending on the location of the existing piping. Is this toilet on the 3rd floor or in the basement ? Is the piping under a...
Normally 2 basins can go into an 11/2" drain line and some codes even allow both to use a single trap if the basins are within a certain distance ...
How big the people are who are going to try to squeeze into the space. Also check the manufacturers roughing measurements. Personally I neve...
Go to Sears, buy a WET DRY VACUUM 5 HP on sale hold the hose over the drain inlet. Place a rag over the over flow opening. TURN on the vac...