This is one of the many reasons I detest PVC for drainage other then possibly clear water condensate. Try filling the sink with clear water abou...
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.
See anything with "rooter" RUN LIKE HELL from these folks after all some of these folks say "training in 6 weeks" http://www.masterplumbers.co...
Picture a shower head as the end of a garden hose just because the nozzle is supposed to be off doesn't mean it wont leak. The shower head le...
Concentrate on just one COLD WATER Supply line to the cottage. Inside you can decide on an electric or gas heater and piping materials, the key ...
Ok lets get technical and talk "plummmin" Lets start with first year apprentice basics not a put down but the theory is important 1- To fin...
Hot water in a toilet MMMMMMMM GREAT for cleaning I guess Plungers well they are good on possibly soft stoppages. For bottles, combs, Q -T...
Sorry but nothing lasts forever and I have a junk yard full of plastic piping failures. The reason plastic is used by some folks ( I only use ...
A bath tub waste is 11/2" normally and a shower is 2" so the waste is not a problem BUT the location of the trap is and thus walls have to be take...
Welcome to the wonderful world of plastic the noisy piping systems and improper venting Even Charlotte piping corporation the manufacturer of...
I hope you got your money back from the franchise wonders. Many times a kitchen sink blockage should NOT BE SNAKED but water jetted to remo...
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 ...
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