You have a partial stoppage, either in the bowl itself or further down stream
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.
Depending on the local code, one should be able to install a trap centrally located as long the distance from each sink outlet if not over 30" to t...
Wet vent is where some folks think nothing of using a drain line and also using it for a vent If you cannot install a fitting like a CROSS that ...
Cut out the leaking section get glue and primmer and a coupling and new fittings as needed and not bother to try to use epoxy. The epoxies tha...
Depending on your location and what the local codes say is what you should go by. In NYC I can for example install a trap 2 ft from a vent and t...
The Fernco coupling does not have the integrity of a mission or No Hub coupling. Fenco depends on an unsupported piece of rubber that can cause...
Gerber are decent shower body's when they work BUT are fickle. I suggest you remove the diverter (Water valves can remain on) then open the Cold...
Are you talking about a trip lever waste or a tip toe waste? Ether one would have to have the over flow replaced and the tub shoe and depending ...
I have two flushmate toilets in my shop both were in service less then two months. Seems the home owners went with another plumbers recommendati...
You have to cut out the PV crap and install a new piece of pipe. May I strongly suggest using a NO HUB Coupling NOT ,NOT,NOT Fernco and attac...
Hercules makes a very good product Brass Johnny bolts and deep seal wax gasket and may be found in most big box stores
Sometimes in rare situations you have what is called cavitation by the water meter where the water enters the meter registering movement but the w...
I noticed due to the new water closets and other low flow fixtures required in New York there is an increase of mosquitoes in the storm and sewer p...
You have two options 1- Use a deep seal wax gasket cost around $2.00 and a set of brass floor flange bolts extra long $3.00 2- Have a plumber...
Did you match up the little slit with the new stem assembly (Groove)? Also having big fingers (ring finger size 17) I have a heck of a time t...
After shutting off the water to this shower disassemble the shower body check for a lose washer or other debris that may have blocked the H/W pass...
Bill is totally correct, The vent laying on the horizontal is a no, no. The desired system would have the waste line (drainage) pitching down aw...
Dave , we must stop meeting like this. :-) Dear Sylvan: l. We have well water. Answer. It could be the pump is slow to react to pressure ...