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  1. Thread: gas pipe

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    Re: gas pipe

    make a mistake and go BOOM!
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    Re: Water system leaks?

    The point that you are only seeing leak in the spring time before turning on your landscaping systems is intereasting. Is this the only time you see water on the sidewalk?

    If the answer is yes,...
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    Re: Frozen Pipes in attic space

    Sir- I am commerical plumber who works around Insulators and Electricans. This is a very well done job. I would have the same in my house. The only thing I see he could of done is to put in...
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    Re: Cleaning out old water lines

    This pipe re-liner is used for primarly sewer lines 4" or larger.

    Also, check out this articale in Plumbing & Mechanical magazine ...
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    Re: Replace of Bathtub Faucets

    What is on the other side of the bathtub faucet? Is it an outside wall or is it a closet?

    If it is a closet, cut a hole in the wall, disconnect the old faucet and replace with a new one. Then...
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    Re: Water Temperature

    How old is the shower faucet itself? Do you have a whole house filter after the well pump?

    The reason I ask is due to calcium build up inside the shower cartridge. If you have another show does...
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    Re: bath tub drain conundrum

    This is where you find out how good your husband is with a sawsall or recripricating saw. He will have to cut off the old drain WITHOUT cutting into the fibergalss of the tub. It will be just like...
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    Re: install water from house to garage

    In Colorado you want to be 3' or more below the surface, below the frost line. Also, I know near Colorado Springs the copper water lines in the ground had problems where the soil was eating holes...
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    Re: Under Sink Filter

    I thionk the galvanized water pipe is going to be a larger problem in the future than a clogged filter. What has been gradually happening inside the galv pipe is a rust build, like a clogged artery....
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    Re: Water Heater Hell help!!

    The quaility of water heater sold at Lowes and Home Depot is less than if you were buy one from a plumbing supply house in your area like Fergusons.
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    Re: Clogged Lavatory Drain

    Add water while using the snake as sometimes both help loosen up any debris or hair.
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    Re: Soggy backyard

    Do you have a septic system or is it city sewer? If the septic tank is full and you are using alot of water, it may not have time to recover.

    But, since when you turn on the sprinkler system...
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    Re: Sewer smell only when water draining

    I agree with MLBSF, for most of what they said. I know in North Carolina code allows for an 1 1/2" shower drain line. The p-trap can be no further the 2'6" away from the drain. Also, the toilet in...
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    Re: outdoor shower

    Since I guess you have no running water, you can do what the Military in Iraq has been doing: bottled water showers. One of the tricks is to leave the water in the sun to warm up. But, then take...
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    Re: stone shower smells

    The entire shower shouldn't be used for 48 hours and add a small space heater to the area to make sure that is really is dry. You can always take the lid off of the drain and stuff part of a rag...
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    Re: diverter conversion?

    Do you have an access panel cut out on the backside of the shower wall to get to the shower valve itself. How are you planning on cutting out the old and put in the new? I under you said fomica...
  17. Re: what are some popular plumbing supply magazines - trying to find shower door mold

    Your are building a custom shower, right? I don't know of any shower panels with an O-ring. Use silicone to seal the gaps.

    Process of Elimation. Good Luck.
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    Re: We're Stumped

    You have said the basement was finished aftewr the rest of the house was finished. I understand that the plumbing was stubbed out for future.

    If the house drain down the center line to the...
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    Re: Computer posted twice

    No problem.
  20. Re: Foam Tileable Shower Floor Pan (as seen on episode few months ago)

    I have worked with the foam inset pieces before. I do not know there name and have tried finding them as well. Try a Plumbing Supply House and ask.

    What you should also know is that it is not...
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    Re: PEX.....trying to decide how to run

    With the manifold system there will be alot of water wasted when trying to get hot water to the furthest fixture. You could install a 'Loop System' to re-cirulate the hot water. But that can also,...
  22. Re: Need to replace exterior PVC pipe, with what?

    Pex. But you will have to buy the crimpers.
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    Re: replacing clay sewer pipes

    I agree with the safety part of it. Any trench deeper than 4' can collapse. So be careful.

    Also, you will have to connect from your old pipe to the new pipe. The requires a Ferno (an elastomeric...
  24. Re: What is a good brand of hot water tank heaters?

    Go to a Plumbing Supply house to buy one. Not onlyu will the quality be better, but also, when you take your old one out, just take the old one back to the Supply house. The downside is that the...
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    Re: Water Softening System

    i haven't ever heard of this one before.

    there are 2 ****** magazine you can look at for some water filtration info: 1. Water Techonlogy mag ******. 2. Plumbing & Mechanical mag by BNP Media.
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