We have an old bathroom floor that was tiled long ago but the tile is very strange as it seems to be without grout lines. The tile looks as if it ...
I don't want to duplicate what's there as it would be easier for me to run the new pipes down from the ceiling rather than tearing up the floor. Th...
Thanks for your response. Actually, the house does have a third floor so there seems not much worry of pipes freezing.
I have to replace the plumbing in our second floor bathroom. I have noticed the old pipes run through the floor and then under the tub with the tra...
I have the same problem. I can't think of a good reason to keep that old concrete floor. If your pipes leak again,you'll have the same problem. I a...
I don't know of a spray, but I would consider having a small heater installed in the garage. That would also pay dividends in the life of your engi...
I have a lot of home improvement jobs to do, tiling,drywall, carpentry, plumbing,etc. I am seeing a lot of 18 volt power tools advertised. Are thes...
We have an old skylight in our bathroom. At the base of the shaft are two windows that open like doors. The top of it is an old heavy glass window ...
Can someone explain the difference between MAPP gas and propane? Can either one be used for soldering copper pipe? Thanks.
Thanks Lonny. What happens if the flux is not wiped off? Can you tell me more about the new types of pex you mention? Do building codes anywhere pr...
I'd like to hear from some plumbers on the use of plastic pipe as opposed to copper. I have a re-piping job to do and it seems copper is not as rel...
Are you sure it's coming from the shower? First check all pipes supplying water to the shower to see if there is a leak anywhere. You are probabl...
I am trying to remodel a 1940's bathroom. The tile is affixed to a concrete backer which was made by applying the concrete to a steel mesh. What wo...
I am not sure where to post this question but since it's about a bathroom I will just put it here. I am trying to remodel a 1940's bathroom. It has...
Hi Lonny, Pocket walls are what is sometimes used to conceal something in a corner of a room like pipes for example. The pocket wall is buil...
Thanks again Lonny. It's definitely metal walls, it was installed in the early 1970's, the walls had a shiny white enamel but that has rusted throu...
Thanks Lonny. It is actually a shower made with metal walls which are rusting in some places. The walls are screwed to a vinyl or plastic base whic...