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...
SylvanMember since 01/24/06
What project are you working on now?
Started doing new construction again,. 150 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.
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...
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...