You need to back flush the system using potable water
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.
Of course it will drain as water is inside the pipe. ALSO If the water heater is above the garage yuo will not only be draining the water ...
Why would anyone want to allow ground water to enter a sump at the base? The middle of the sump pit is totally understandable By allowing w...
Remove the shower head, check the flow restrictor /screen for any debris such as sediment
If this started in the past few months it is most likely a lose washer or a swing check valve that needs to be replaced I doubt it is from th...
If the water does not over flow the sump pit with the pump off then I would raise it as the builder did
When connecting PVC t a cast iron hub (caulked joint) Ideally the installer will use an adapter such as a 2" Galvanized or Brass nipple caulk that...
Was the job filed and inspected? The problem maybe the "plumber" may have used the existing waste which is one commercial size smaller and af...
If a valve if not tested periodically it will freeze in either the open or closed position Think of a faucet or flushing a toilet these valves...
Of Course you can shut the main valve and NO IT WILL NOT LEAK if the valve is in decent condition. I have shut water main valves over 100 years...
Normally if you hear a banging sound when you first turn on a shower during the winter months its louder it is the coefficient of expansion of pip...
You can always E mail me to ask a question that there is no answer on here Last week I was called for a slight leak in a boiler rom. This is ...
Sorry I was away Thanks Sylvan. I will go out tomorrow and buy the pipe tape to insulate. Another question if you don't mind... Will putting...
Why would anyone want to filter Chlrine going down a toilet ? Point of use on a shower head or under a sink will have a lot less frictions los...
HECK YEAH you need to be scared stiff with 150 + PSI Setting the water temperature above 200 deg is not only wasting energy it is down right d...
I think you may need an aquastat not a thermostat
Dave you can bring a drain line 3" or larger into your home and place a running trap inside the home under an access cover and connect it to a...