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Forum: General Plumbing Help 04-24-2015, 02:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 141
Posted By johnjh2o
They have been a problem from day one, and not...

They have been a problem from day one, and not just the dishwasher supplies. The toilet and lav. supplies do the same thing.
Forum: Showers and Tubs 04-09-2015, 02:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 435
Posted By johnjh2o
This is the tool you need. ...

This is the tool you need.
http://www.lowes.com/pd_219015-943-03765_4294607599__?productId=3234350&Ns=p_product_qty_sales_dollar|1&pl=1&currentURL=%3FNs%3Dp_product_qty_sales_dollar%7C1&facetInfo=
Forum: General Plumbing Help 03-24-2015, 09:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 168
Posted By johnjh2o
The pump needs a bearing assembly.

The pump needs a bearing assembly.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 03-24-2015, 01:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 538
Posted By johnjh2o
It makes it easier but it will not be easy to get...

It makes it easier but it will not be easy to get that nipple out. Steam tends to bake the nipple in. The brass valve will come off easy but when trying to remove the 1-1/2 nipple I suggest putting...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 03-24-2015, 01:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 538
Posted By johnjh2o
That is a one pipe steam system. As long as the...

That is a one pipe steam system. As long as the system is off there shouldn't be any water in the pipe.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 03-20-2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 665
Posted By johnjh2o
He may have a one pipe system. That would account...

He may have a one pipe system. That would account for the hammer.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 03-18-2015, 09:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 425
Posted By johnjh2o
The waste line exiting the wall most be lowered.

The waste line exiting the wall most be lowered.
Forum: Showers and Tubs 03-17-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 210
Posted By johnjh2o
Turn it end for end. Screw the end that is...

Turn it end for end. Screw the end that is outside the wall into the wall.
Forum: Showers and Tubs 03-17-2015, 12:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 210
Posted By johnjh2o
You have it in backwards. Turn it around.

You have it in backwards. Turn it around.
Forum: Showers and Tubs 03-16-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 118
Posted By johnjh2o
If you have the tools and can solder go for it....

If you have the tools and can solder go for it. If not call a plumber.
Forum: Drain and Sewer Cleaning 03-15-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,157
Posted By johnjh2o
You have a main line stoppage that is beyond the...

You have a main line stoppage that is beyond the point were the tub connects to the main line. The main line needs to be snaked.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 03-14-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 306
Posted By johnjh2o
If that's XH cast iron no hub coupling won't fit.

If that's XH cast iron no hub coupling won't fit.
Forum: Showers and Tubs 03-12-2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 166
Posted By johnjh2o
If it's a balance pressure faucet both the hot &...

If it's a balance pressure faucet both the hot & cold need to be on in order to get any water out of the fixture.
Forum: Plumbing Products 03-12-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 554
Posted By johnjh2o
The threads on a compression fitting are not...

The threads on a compression fitting are not tapered so I don't see how they would fit your purposes even if it was, made which I doubt.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 03-11-2015, 09:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 179
Posted By johnjh2o
Just lift the flapper.

Just lift the flapper.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 03-11-2015, 03:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 306
Posted By johnjh2o
It looks like there is a broken peace of PVC in...

It looks like there is a broken peace of PVC in the fitting. You should be able to pick it out then use a PVC male.
Forum: Plumbing Products 03-10-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 554
Posted By johnjh2o
There are bidet attachments that meet code and...

There are bidet attachments that meet code and have every thing you need to install it. A hose spray will not meet code.
Forum: Drain and Sewer Cleaning 03-07-2015, 04:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 242
Posted By johnjh2o
I have been doing it for a good number of years...

I have been doing it for a good number of years and have never not been able to clear a tub drain.
Forum: Drain and Sewer Cleaning 03-07-2015, 03:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 242
Posted By johnjh2o
What your hitting is the tub trap. It will be...

What your hitting is the tub trap. It will be almost impossible to get a hand snake through it.
Forum: Showers and Tubs 03-07-2015, 03:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 120
Posted By johnjh2o
Moen balance pressure.

Moen balance pressure.
Forum: Drain and Sewer Cleaning 03-07-2015, 11:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 242
Posted By johnjh2o
It needs to be snaked through the overflow with a...

It needs to be snaked through the overflow with a small power snake.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 03-07-2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 344
Posted By johnjh2o
Open the ceiling under the tub. Replacing a lead...

Open the ceiling under the tub. Replacing a lead trap is not a DIY job. Call a plumber.
Forum: Drain and Sewer Cleaning 03-06-2015, 10:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 262
Posted By johnjh2o
Sounds like the snake you used was to small and...

Sounds like the snake you used was to small and it's just punching holes in the stoppage and not removing it.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 03-06-2015, 11:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 344
Posted By johnjh2o
My guess would be that if it's all the original...

My guess would be that if it's all the original plumbing the tub trap is lead and that is were the leak maybe coming from.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 03-05-2015, 07:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 218
Posted By johnjh2o
Try cleaning the aerator on the faucet.

Try cleaning the aerator on the faucet.
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