I am re-piping to our bathrooms on the second and third floors of the house. The job involves two bathrooms. When I am done how can I flush out the...
The big discount places sell those copper pipe clamps in bulk packages but without the copper nails. You got the same pack I did! :) I used galvan...
I found a great deburring tool made by Brasscraft, it's very handy and comes with an extra blade.
Well that ball seems firmly in place, I could not budge it with a chisel so I am thinking it's there to stay...but???
I have to remount a toilet after a bathroom re-model. What size wax ring do I need and how can I tell? The original one of course was destroyed whe...
Lonny, I am not sure if I made myself clear. Sometimes I see solder that has leaked inside and formed a ball inside the fitting..is that still OK? ...
I am soldering pipes and have noticed that sometimes I use too much solder on a fitting and it even leaks into the inside of the pipe. Does this po...
I have discovered that there is a cap on the plastic handle that just pops off, and then there is a screw to remove before you can adjust the mix. ...
Thanks Lenny! It just seems to help my untrained eyes so I can be certain I have gotten the burr smoothed out. You are a great help, I can see I wo...
Yes in fact, it is a gas water heater. Thanks for the help, anything else I need to know since it is gas?
Thanks Lenny. I am looking at the knob or handle and wondering just how to remove it. I don't see anything that keeps it in place. Does it just pul...
We had a new shower installed last summer. It has a single faucet control. But the water only gets warm if we turn it all the way to hot. Anything ...
The overflow pipe on our water heater seems to drip some lately which it did not do before. Does this indicate a problem, and what can we do about ...
Thanks for the replies. One other question, does it help or hurt to use a wire brush on the inside of the pipe after deburring?
Rats which have been poisoned often will hop in toilet bowl to get a drink. I doubt he came up through the system. Set some traps out, he must have...
I see. Does a wire brush used inside the pipe accomplish the same thing? How does that cause pinhole leaks?
What is meant by deburring new copper pipe? Does that mean the inside of the pipe has to perfectly smooth? Or is using a wire brush there to remove...
Well I can only hope I guess. They are the tiniest seperations between tiles, I have ever seen. I don't think there is any grout. I think the floo...
I would not take a chance on it. Tile really needs a firm surface and the layers of vinyl are apt to "flex" a bit and that is just going to give yo...