Local codes shall prevail THAT'S IT Copper is an approved material for LPG in many areas Black pipe is great BUT like any other plumbing mat...
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.
A divert does just that it diverts the tub (bath tub spout) water to the shower head if this is a used for both. The shower head is not used t...
Replacing the shower head will not stop a drip, Repairing the diverter or replacing the diverter spindle and seat should stop the drip. Dependin...
I would call the local DEP first to find out if they are working on the water mains or have a problem with a pumping station. If not then some...
Considering you worked for a plumber for 3 years you must know that labor is a lot more expensive then materials. Taking this into consideration...
"In a situation where you can't use a P-trap or a S-trap, there is a "baffle" type of adaptor that can be used. Can you give me the specific name ...
P trap YEAH, YES Approved, GREAT Choice. S trap NO, BOO, Verboten, forgetaboutit, terrible BUT some officals have been known to accept less qua...
Considering the cast iron is 95 years old and gave a very long useful life I personally would allow it to retire with dignity. I would also not ...
It helps to know the name and model number and then look at the manufacturers drawing as some are slightly more complex then others
Call your local building department ask for the plumbing division SAME PLACE one would pull a permit to do construction Then explain to the insp...
If a toilet is installed properly even with a full bowl (Stoppage) there should be no leak around the base. 1- Either the floor flange bolts ne...
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 ...