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Forum: General Plumbing Help Today, 05:27 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By Caduceus
Is this a single bowl or double bowl sink?

Is this a single bowl or double bowl sink?
Forum: Toilets and Sinks Today, 11:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 144
Posted By Caduceus
Yeah, that thing, too.

Yeah, that thing, too.
Forum: General Plumbing Help Yesterday, 06:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 74
Posted By Caduceus
The vibration could also be coming from inside...

The vibration could also be coming from inside the stop valve under the sink for the hot water. Rubber washers, when damaged or loose, can create the noise you hear. Before ripping anything else...
Forum: General Plumbing Help Yesterday, 06:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 208
Posted By Caduceus
I recently got a call from the IRS informing me...

I recently got a call from the IRS informing me that I'm being prosecuted for tax evasion but by calling another phone number I can avoid criminal charges by paying what I owe with debit cards or...
Forum: General Plumbing Help Yesterday, 06:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 208
Posted By Caduceus
Oh, yeah...that's some common malware that has...

Oh, yeah...that's some common malware that has probably been on gendow's computer for a while and took the opportunity when linking to the page to pop up. Most of the time when you call the toll free...
Forum: Toilets and Sinks Yesterday, 01:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 144
Posted By Caduceus
This is another famous product that is not code,...

This is another famous product that is not code, but somebody is making millions off of.
Forum: Toilets and Sinks Yesterday, 01:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 144
Posted By Caduceus
If you are talking about the tailpiece shown in...

If you are talking about the tailpiece shown in the picture, the answer is no. They are not code compliant.
Even though codes may allow an offset in a tailpiece and the product is made of PVC,...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 04-20-2015, 12:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 127
Posted By Caduceus
You could have two drains that connect outside of...

You could have two drains that connect outside of the house and the pipes shown are fresh air inlets. The mission band (no-hub) couplings that are visible in the picture can be removed so that the...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 04-19-2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 215
Posted By Caduceus
Wish I would have seen this post before to give a...

Wish I would have seen this post before to give a quick answer. Just a FYI to members and visitors to the forum. Radon venting on the interior of homes is painted orange so that they are not confused...
Forum: Plumbing Building Code 04-19-2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 138
Posted By Caduceus
If this is a sump pit for french drain, then no...

If this is a sump pit for french drain, then no vent is needed. You can seal the pit air tight. If it's for sanitary or building drain, the minimum size is 2" vent and can be connected to the rest of...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 04-19-2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 130
Posted By Caduceus
The screw that compresses the basket strainer is...

The screw that compresses the basket strainer is threaded from the top like this.
Forum: Toilets and Sinks 04-17-2015, 11:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 144
Posted By Caduceus
Pictures always help to get a better idea of what...

Pictures always help to get a better idea of what the situation is and also how to solve it.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 04-11-2015, 12:47 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,206
Posted By Caduceus
I won't hijack this thread with another house...

I won't hijack this thread with another house trap debate, but they are still installed and required in many regions. If you would like more conversation about the subject, you could start another...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 04-10-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,206
Posted By Caduceus
Speedbump mentioned the wax ring. Did you tape...

Speedbump mentioned the wax ring. Did you tape around the base of the toilet where it meets the floor or pull it and reset with a new wax ring?
Forum: General Plumbing Help 04-09-2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 199
Posted By Caduceus
Yup. Plenty of cooling towers here.

Yup. Plenty of cooling towers here.
Forum: Water Heaters and Softeners 04-04-2015, 09:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 514
Posted By Caduceus
I think your questions have been answered in this...

I think your questions have been answered in this response.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 04-04-2015, 04:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 199
Posted By Caduceus
That's kinda like how a toilet tank refill works,...

That's kinda like how a toilet tank refill works, yes? Interesting...very interesting.
Forum: Water Heaters and Softeners 04-04-2015, 04:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 131
Posted By Caduceus
Removing the elements should not be necessary for...

Removing the elements should not be necessary for this info. The information should be on the tank and printed outside of the element.
I do agree that it may be time for a new one.
Forum: Plumbing Tools and Equipment 04-04-2015, 03:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 662
Posted By Caduceus
Plumbest and Lasco handle pullers with adapter...

Plumbest and Lasco handle pullers with adapter for pulling olives. Available at most home improvement stores.
Forum: Water Heaters and Softeners 04-04-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 514
Posted By Caduceus
A thermal expansion tank for your water heater...

A thermal expansion tank for your water heater acts as a cushion for the expansion that takes place when water is heated, the thermal expansion valve simply relieves the pressure by letting some...
Forum: Water Heaters and Softeners 04-04-2015, 12:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 131
Posted By Caduceus
Because of the many types of tanks, you will need...

Because of the many types of tanks, you will need the manufacturer, model & serial numbers, voltage and watts to get started on finding the proper replacement. Checking the print on the element for...
Forum: Water Heaters and Softeners 04-04-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 514
Posted By Caduceus
Water heaters come with a temperature and...

Water heaters come with a temperature and pressure (T&P) relief valve in the box. It's part of a standard installation. Now they may also be talking about a thermal expansion valve and not a T&P...
Forum: Water Heaters and Softeners 03-30-2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 149
Posted By Caduceus
He needs a commercial dishwasher that heats the...

He needs a commercial dishwasher that heats the hot water above the supply temperature and it would also have a cold water connection at the discharge for tempering down the water to cool it for the...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 03-29-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 538
Posted By Caduceus
Nice catch Frodo. I just pointed your statement...

Nice catch Frodo. I just pointed your statement out to him and after his dramatic pause, he said 'Oh, yeah, damn...didn't think about that." I stand corrected. Next time I'll ask one of the more...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 03-29-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 538
Posted By Caduceus
I'm eliminating my incorrect suggestion to avoid...

I'm eliminating my incorrect suggestion to avoid any confusion from visitors looking for advice. See post to Frodo below.
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