What will work is one of the following 1- get a 1/2" extractor (easy out) they call it in most hardware stores 2- Get a hack saw blade gent...
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.
Normally a plumber will connect the dish washer to an inlet opening (after knocking out the plug) to the garbage disposal Now if the plumber ha...
Many times the handyman or unskilled will cross the hot and cold water lines especially on back to back installations. Some manufacturers reali...
Sounds like a possible stack or sewer stoppage either way you will need the services of a plumber who knows how to snake out or water jet these l...
Yes you can get the ball type at faucet replacement parts places and you may also consiider a flow restrictor instead of total replacement if you w...
You hired a home inspector not a professional licensed master plumber. NOW contact the home inspector and ask him /her for their insurance carriers...
Lamp wick NOT Quick wick stops these leaks and if you cannot locate Lamp wick try Teflon tape around the rubber three or four turns should do it.
Why would anyone want to impede the venting of methane and other carcinogenic and explosive fumes from the vent terminal? There are several sect...
I like the way other folks know the prices a professional would charge and how long a given task would take. Anyone who uses the word "poopy p...
Rather trust a GC why not call a licensed professional plumber / electrican?
Figuring he was mentioning a toilet I assumed it would be a soil line not a sump thus he would need a vent. Many folks call sewerage ejector se...
I never used an 11/4 trap smallest one I ever used in "plumbing" was 11/2"x 11/4 inlet Then I use either a swivel or J bend trap and or doub...
That is exactly what the vent stack is supposed to pick up. The 4" VTR is perfect just make sure you run full size vent from the quik John. ...
Many times we by pass the handles on a hose bib and just use an 8" wrench or vice grip on the spline or a Crescent wrench if the spindle is squar...
Possibly the pressure balance valves and aerators are causing a major loss in volume. Check the aerators for debris and make sure all your isol...
If the guy was a real "plumbing assistant" he would be making around $22 per hr not minimum wage, so I would take his advice with a grain of sa...