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Forum: General Plumbing Help Yesterday, 12:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 110
Posted By johnjh2o
The problem is it's not a Y it's a saddle...

The problem is it's not a Y it's a saddle fitting. Fitting should have been used in the first place. Just another failed short cut.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 07-28-2016, 11:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 151
Posted By johnjh2o
The pump is water lubricated. Sorry to say it...

The pump is water lubricated. Sorry to say it will need to be replaced.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 07-27-2016, 04:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 144
Posted By johnjh2o
It looks like the shower is going to be very...

It looks like the shower is going to be very wide. If you put the shower valve in the center you will have to get into the shower to turn it on. I prefer to be able to reach the valve from outside...
Forum: Toilets and Sinks 07-22-2016, 02:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 189
Posted By johnjh2o
Try this site they may be able to help. ...

Try this site they may be able to help.
http://cheaptoilettanklids.com/store/index.php?route=product/category&path=20
Forum: General Plumbing Help 07-21-2016, 11:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 109
Posted By johnjh2o
It should rest on the tile. Just be sure you...

It should rest on the tile. Just be sure you fasten the flange to the floor.
Forum: Water Heaters and Softeners 07-20-2016, 09:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 154
Posted By johnjh2o
It is a pressure reducing valve.

It is a pressure reducing valve.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 07-20-2016, 09:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 414
Posted By johnjh2o
Some clothes washers have a screen on the hot and...

Some clothes washers have a screen on the hot and cold connection. Remove the hose and check on the clothes washer side were they connect.
Forum: Toilets and Sinks 07-15-2016, 06:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 135
Posted By johnjh2o
Remove the cap and the check in the back water...

Remove the cap and the check in the back water valve and snake the line through the opening.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 07-12-2016, 02:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 228
Posted By johnjh2o
The white tube is the refill tube. It should be...

The white tube is the refill tube. It should be in the overflow tube. But don't push it down below the water level in the tank.
Forum: Toilets and Sinks 07-04-2016, 12:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 334
Posted By johnjh2o
It sounds like the closet bend is lead. If it is...

It sounds like the closet bend is lead. If it is it needs to be replaced with PVC.
Forum: Showers and Tubs 07-01-2016, 07:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 196
Posted By johnjh2o
Simple answer NO.

Simple answer NO.
Forum: Showers and Tubs 07-01-2016, 05:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 196
Posted By johnjh2o
Sounds like they sold you the stem for the hot...

Sounds like they sold you the stem for the hot side.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 06-30-2016, 09:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 709
Posted By johnjh2o
That is copper. The ell is a old fitting, they...

That is copper. The ell is a old fitting, they use to have a longer slip then they have today.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 06-30-2016, 03:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 709
Posted By johnjh2o
It maybe the packing nut need to be tightened....

It maybe the packing nut need to be tightened. That's the nut just below the handle.
Forum: Showers and Tubs 06-28-2016, 11:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 379
Posted By johnjh2o
Chances are all you will need is a washer.

Chances are all you will need is a washer.
Forum: Toilets and Sinks 06-28-2016, 05:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 247
Posted By johnjh2o
A ballcock is another name for the fill valve...

A ballcock is another name for the fill valve which is in the toilet tank not the bowl.
Forum: Showers and Tubs 06-28-2016, 05:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 379
Posted By johnjh2o
My experience with that stem is they are...

My experience with that stem is they are extremely tight unless they have been once removed.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 06-26-2016, 04:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 178
Posted By johnjh2o
Do you have a thermal expansion tank on the...

Do you have a thermal expansion tank on the heater? If you don't that is what is causing your problem.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 06-19-2016, 03:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 547
Posted By johnjh2o
I wouldn't use a shark bite fitting in a wall.

I wouldn't use a shark bite fitting in a wall.
Forum: Pumps and Wells 06-15-2016, 09:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 452
Posted By johnjh2o
Why not put the pump and tank at the creek and...

Why not put the pump and tank at the creek and run the pressure line up to the home?
Forum: Showers and Tubs 06-13-2016, 12:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 283
Posted By johnjh2o
The most common cause of sewer gas in a bathroom...

The most common cause of sewer gas in a bathroom is a bad wax seal.
Forum: Water Heaters and Softeners 06-09-2016, 01:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 617
Posted By johnjh2o
His problem was that the coil couldn't keep up...

His problem was that the coil couldn't keep up when he was filling the tub. A storage tank is what he needs.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 06-08-2016, 11:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 705
Posted By johnjh2o
Cast iron flanges are not used with lead pipe....

Cast iron flanges are not used with lead pipe. What is used is a brass flange. Some the lead was just folded over the brass flange while others the lead was soldered to the flange. ( I always...
Forum: Water Heaters and Softeners 06-08-2016, 11:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 617
Posted By johnjh2o
The expansion tank on the boiler has nothing to...

The expansion tank on the boiler has nothing to do with the domestic hot water system. You will also need a small tank on the water heater.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 06-08-2016, 02:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 705
Posted By johnjh2o
I can't see the upper section of the pipe but it...

I can't see the upper section of the pipe but it looks like it may be lead. If it is then replacing a section of the pipe with PVC would be the best solution. As far as price get three estimates from...
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