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Forum: Showers and Tubs 03-08-2015, 05:38 PM
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Posted By mcintoshmc
Tub and Toilet clogged at the same time?

Any ideas on the cause? I've never seen both clogged at the same time.
Forum: Showers and Tubs 02-08-2015, 06:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 184
Posted By mcintoshmc
7368thanks for the help!

7368thanks for the help!
Forum: Showers and Tubs 02-08-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 184
Posted By mcintoshmc
I'm sorry, meaning if I did go with pvc, how...

I'm sorry, meaning if I did go with pvc, how would I connect to existing galvanized
Forum: Showers and Tubs 02-08-2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 184
Posted By mcintoshmc
How would it connect the existing galvanized...

How would it connect the existing galvanized after cutting? Compression joints?
Forum: Showers and Tubs 02-08-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 184
Posted By mcintoshmc
Oh wow. Thank you.. I didn't know I could turn...

Oh wow. Thank you.. I didn't know I could turn anything on the T joint. I'm off to lowes now
Forum: Showers and Tubs 02-08-2015, 04:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 184
Posted By mcintoshmc
How to join a galvanized pipe to unthreaded T fitting?

Okay, I'm changing out my drain, and the pipe came loose underneath. Initially I thought I broke it, and was extremely frustrated because I had to go underneath the home (all the way to the back!) at...
Forum: Toilets and Sinks 07-24-2013, 06:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 658
Posted By mcintoshmc
HELP! New Sink set up?

Okay, I had new countertops along with a new sink in stalled. i assumed that I would just be able to mimic the old set up prior to the install, but I was wrong.

I had to purchase new flanges...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 03-30-2013, 03:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 628
Posted By mcintoshmc
Any ideas??

Any ideas??
Forum: General Plumbing Help 03-28-2013, 06:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 628
Posted By mcintoshmc
FYI, pressure is 120 psi coming from the street...

FYI, pressure is 120 psi coming from the street without a pressure regulator.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 03-28-2013, 06:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 628
Posted By mcintoshmc
I've included a photo

I've included a photo
Forum: General Plumbing Help 03-28-2013, 05:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 628
Posted By mcintoshmc
Spigot in front of pressure regulator??

I finally finished my repipe. It took 3 1/2 days, and I moved the water heater outside. Everything turned out fine, except for the water pressure when the backyard spigot is turned on. Prior to the...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 03-22-2013, 04:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,735
Posted By mcintoshmc
I just looked at the ox box from Sioux chief. I...

I just looked at the ox box from Sioux chief. I am seriously going to try and find these things before Saturday
Forum: General Plumbing Help 03-22-2013, 03:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,735
Posted By mcintoshmc
I also read those air chamber weren't good...

I also read those air chamber weren't good because I would constantly have to drain after the pipe fills up with water. Is that accurate?
Forum: General Plumbing Help 03-22-2013, 03:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,735
Posted By mcintoshmc
So, in my case I would only need one on the...

So, in my case I would only need one on the hot/cold washer, cold for dishwasher, and one for the spigot in the backyard used for my sprinklers. Are they supposed to be same size of pipe or 1 size...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 03-21-2013, 06:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,735
Posted By mcintoshmc
Water Hammer Arresters

I will be repiping the house from galvanized to copper. Do people install these arresters if they experience water hammer, or a head of time as a preventative measure? If so, where should I put them...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 03-20-2013, 06:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,683
Posted By mcintoshmc
But do I have to drain?

But do I have to drain?
Forum: General Plumbing Help 03-20-2013, 01:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,683
Posted By mcintoshmc
Any tips installation wise? I know, I'll be...

Any tips installation wise?

I know, I'll be cutting off water. Do, I have to shut off gas? I wouldn't think so

Do I have to drain?
Forum: General Plumbing Help 03-20-2013, 06:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,683
Posted By mcintoshmc
Installing flexible copper pipe to water heater

I will be replacing the galvanized pipe from my water heater with the flex copper pipe. Any install advice?
Forum: General Plumbing Help 03-10-2013, 06:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 887
Posted By mcintoshmc
are you saying that I should have that if I tap...

are you saying that I should have that if I tap into the water supply vs. running from the spigot? or you're saying that I should have that period?
Forum: General Plumbing Help 03-10-2013, 06:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 836
Posted By mcintoshmc
I don't know why they are sideways. It doesn't...

I don't know why they are sideways. It doesn't look like that on my computer.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 03-10-2013, 06:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 836
Posted By mcintoshmc
How would you get into this wall to replace pipe?

how would you get into the wall in order to replace the galvanized pipes? I have attached photo's of the front, side, and back.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 03-10-2013, 04:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 887
Posted By mcintoshmc
So, if I connect sprinklers to water line, that...

So, if I connect sprinklers to water line, that doesn't affect pressure after the regulator?
Forum: General Plumbing Help 03-10-2013, 04:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 887
Posted By mcintoshmc
I have anti siphon valves.

I have anti siphon valves.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 03-10-2013, 01:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 887
Posted By mcintoshmc
What size pipe for spigot running Sprinklers?

So, I have 1 inch coming in. I'm going to reduce to 3/4 to the water heater, and then run 3/4 throughout, but reduce 1/2 to the fixtures except for the h/c in shower, I'll keep that 3/4.

What I'm...
Forum: Plumbing Building Code 03-09-2013, 10:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,288
Posted By mcintoshmc
So, I have 1 inch coming in. I'm going to reduce...

So, I have 1 inch coming in. I'm going to reduce to 3/4 to the water heater, and then run 3/4 throughout, but reduce 1/2 to the fixtures except for the h/c in shower, I'll keep that 3/4.

What I'm...
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