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Forum: General Plumbing Help 12-14-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 17
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Posted By stevemachine
2 3/4 pex x MIP and crimp a piece in between...

2 3/4 pex x MIP and crimp a piece in between (assuming your meter set is 3/4 which is typical) , so if you want to make it happen you may have to go to a Lowe's or home Depot unfortunately no simple...
Forum: Plumbing Building Code 12-14-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,676
Posted By stevemachine
IMO I dry fit in critical situations where you...

IMO I dry fit in critical situations where you need a ball park, god forbid you fitting is out of the hub 1/8" when you glue it, you can always cheat the fitting a bit but yeah you have to take into...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 12-12-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 107
Posted By stevemachine
Horizontal vents require a c.o. That is the only...

Horizontal vents require a c.o. That is the only code stipulation I'm aware of and as long as the vent has no possible way to act as a drain supposing that drain ever backs up. Vents need to be tied...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 12-12-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 107
Posted By stevemachine
Yeah holy smokes 2" lavs seem extremely...

Yeah holy smokes 2" lavs seem extremely oversized. Otherwise it seems reasonable I'd wet vent the shower and tub if possible, a 2d picture makes it hard to tell that's why an isometric is the way to...
Forum: General Discussion 12-12-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 1,908
Views: 38,031
Posted By stevemachine
Well it's been awhile since I've checked in and...

Well it's been awhile since I've checked in and hope all you folks are doing good, today I pretty much finished Christmas shopping, Costco run and cleared the ice off the driveway and sidewalks....
Forum: Drain and Sewer Cleaning 06-10-2014, 05:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 666
Posted By stevemachine
I've only used ridgid and general, general wasn't...

I've only used ridgid and general, general wasn't bad but if I were in the market for one I'd suck it up and buy a ridgid like already said. I wouldn't waste your money on anything else personally
Forum: Plumbing Products 06-10-2014, 04:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 975
Posted By stevemachine
Only issues I've ever heard of with csst is...

Only issues I've ever heard of with csst is easily damaged. If you hit it with a screw or something it'll punch right through, haven't heard of any issues regarding lightning myself up where I live....
Forum: General Plumbing Help 02-21-2014, 02:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,267
Posted By stevemachine
No worries haha copper is hard to judge...

No worries haha copper is hard to judge especially from a photo


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Forum: General Plumbing Help 02-18-2014, 11:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 529
Posted By stevemachine
No problem thanks for letting us know the result...

No problem thanks for letting us know the result and glad it's been cleared


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Forum: General Plumbing Help 02-18-2014, 11:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,267
Posted By stevemachine
You can still strap it. Honestly without getting...

You can still strap it. Honestly without getting into too much detail where it seems to move quite a bit, strap it or secure it. You can buy clips or strapping at Home Depot, I'd suggest you get...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 02-14-2014, 03:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,267
Posted By stevemachine
In my opinion that drain is too far from your...

In my opinion that drain is too far from your vent, I'd recommend you don't use an AAV. Your wall is already open, cut up a few more feet and cut in a t wye upside down in your vent and bring it over...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 02-14-2014, 02:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 529
Posted By stevemachine
Snake the drain for sure. I'd highly suggest...

Snake the drain for sure. I'd highly suggest hiring a pro because those snakes have been know to break limbs on inexperienced users. I'm willing to bet that that is your issue you have a blockage in...
Forum: Showers and Tubs 02-13-2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 593
Posted By stevemachine
It may say the make on a handle or even post a...

It may say the make on a handle or even post a pic of the whole faucet and we may be able to identify
Forum: Showers and Tubs 02-13-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 593
Posted By stevemachine
What is the make of the tub faucet? Waltec is a...

What is the make of the tub faucet? Waltec is a possibility. I'd go to a wholesaler nearby like a wolseley or someone like that and see if they have it in stock. Worst case you could try replacing...
Forum: General Discussion 02-12-2014, 11:51 PM
Replies: 1,908
Views: 38,031
Posted By stevemachine
Nice truck Chris! And I'm just doing some...

Nice truck Chris! And I'm just doing some homework and getting ready for the big three exams I have in a few weeks for my ticket. Interprovincial red seal, gas ticket, and provincial plumbing. So...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 02-08-2014, 04:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 496
Posted By stevemachine
If you use 4 45 fittings it's not technically...

If you use 4 45 fittings it's not technically allowed. You're allowed 135 degrees of change between the trap arm and the vent. But again post pics and let's see what we can come up with
Forum: General Plumbing Help 02-08-2014, 04:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 496
Posted By stevemachine
Gotta post some pics then we can help ya out, I'm...

Gotta post some pics then we can help ya out, I'm up in Edmonton so I'll have a good idea on local codes.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 02-08-2014, 04:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 379
Posted By stevemachine
I'll second that, definitely sounds like some...

I'll second that, definitely sounds like some poorly insulated walls the pipes that are freezing or very near. Could get real ugly if they fully freeze and crack.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 02-08-2014, 04:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 791
Posted By stevemachine
Haha I know I need to, been a while. Miss you in...

Haha I know I need to, been a while. Miss you in manly way as well
Forum: General Plumbing Help 01-25-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 791
Posted By stevemachine
The 90s with long sweep or a 45 and a fitting 45...

The 90s with long sweep or a 45 and a fitting 45 glued together. It's definitely not ideal but I think it's acceptable as long as you have the c.o. Even if you didn't have the 3" c.o. On the vent the...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 01-25-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 791
Posted By stevemachine
On the vent you need it to be a 3" c.o. And what...

On the vent you need it to be a 3" c.o. And what I'd suggest is replaces
Forum: General Plumbing Help 11-07-2013, 08:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 897
Posted By stevemachine
Hey so there is a back flow course that you can...

Hey so there is a back flow course that you can take. I'd get in contact with Sait about it, because I'm up in Edmonton and I know Nait offers a course. Best of luck
Forum: Plumbing Products 10-19-2013, 03:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,012
Posted By stevemachine
I've used javelin's urinal drain cleaner for the...

I've used javelin's urinal drain cleaner for the same effect matt. It definitely works. Good to know
Forum: General Discussion 10-19-2013, 03:27 AM
Replies: 1,908
Views: 38,031
Posted By stevemachine
I've been good, just busy with work and life. But...

I've been good, just busy with work and life. But all is well. Hope you guys are doing well. I won't be such a stranger :p
Forum: General Discussion 10-16-2013, 04:47 AM
Replies: 1,908
Views: 38,031
Posted By stevemachine
I finally checked plumbing forums, it's been a...

I finally checked plumbing forums, it's been a long while and I got many posts to go through!
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