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    Re: Is the main line clogged?

    Sounds like he's guessing that's there's roots in the pipes. Did he put a video camera down there to see exactly what the problem is? If not then it's well worth the couple hundred to have it done....
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    Re: Cleaning 5 yr old water in system

    Now that I reread my post maybe I should clarify something. The 2k gallons of chlorinated water wouldn't all go directly into the septic system. The holding tank has a pipe coming out of it so it...
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    Cleaning 5 yr old water in system

    I'm getting ready to visit my cabin that's been unused for about 5yrs so I'm sure my water tank and pipes have some stagnant water in them. I'm wondering how I should clean them out.

    Here's a...
  4. Re: downstairs toilet bubbles when upstairs is flushed

    In my toilet I installed a flapper that has 'timer' on it. It's basically a plastic cup that has holes in it so when the water drains out the flapper closes. No need to hold the handle down, just...
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    Re: galvanized to copper or PEX and ABS

    To connect galvanized pipe to copper you need to use a dielectric coupler. If you don't then you'll have two different metals in contact with each which will create a small electrical current,...
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    Pinhole in galvanized pipe

    Yesterday I noticed a leak coming from the cold water supply of my water heater. It was spraying a fine mist from where the flex connector met the galvanized nipple. So I replaced the rubber washer...
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