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...
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
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...
We have a sligh problem here. A "sump pump" is normally used for clear water (under ground seepage or storm water) and a sewer ejector is used f...
If the noise is from the hot water lines it could very well be the coefficient of expansion per degree per inch causes a creeping sound Or the expa...
Try using teflon tapeand make sure you do not cover the opening of the pipe your installing
Sometimes in rare situations you have what is called cavitation by the water meter where the water e
Sometimes in rare situations you have what is called cavitation by the water meter where the water enters the meter and leaves without registering ...
Personally I hate to rely on any mechanical spring/ rubber devices to get rid of foul air (sewer/waste fumes) I do use vent through roof and neve...
Besides checking the trap did you check the vent pipe for a possible obstruction? Do you hear a gurgling sound when the washer discharges? I ...
If you have a large enough boiler you may consider a tankless coil or a Takagi Natural Gas water heater with no stand by losses. The only draw...