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Forum: Showers and Tubs 03-01-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 87
Posted By Caduceus
When setting up dual showers with multiple heads,...

When setting up dual showers with multiple heads, pressure balanced valves and body sprays volume and pressure are important, especially adding on to an existing shower. Size of the pipes to...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 03-01-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 97
Posted By Caduceus
Oh, now that you put it that way, forget what I...

Oh, now that you put it that way, forget what I said before. It's a Delta.
Forum: Drain and Sewer Cleaning 03-01-2015, 11:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 109
Posted By Caduceus
I think what Mr. David was implying was that...

I think what Mr. David was implying was that maybe just going to the store and buying a decent plunger would be the best start. For $8-$15 you could give it a go instead of paying maybe a minimum $60...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 03-01-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 97
Posted By Caduceus
A picture is needed. For the best chance of...

A picture is needed. For the best chance of identifying it, remove the trim cover plate, handle and take a picture, then remove the cartridge and take side, bottom and top view pictures.
Forum: Showers and Tubs 03-01-2015, 12:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 87
Posted By Caduceus
Has this been a problem since the day the new...

Has this been a problem since the day the new shower was added or did it work fine for a while, then start acting up?
What you are describing sounds like a problem with the equalizing of pressure...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 02-28-2015, 10:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 373
Posted By Caduceus
I'm not going to guarantee either way that there...

I'm not going to guarantee either way that there is a 100% chance that your sink will corrode. The manufacturer said that it is safe for metals. I am relaying my experiences and practices so that you...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 02-27-2015, 06:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 150
Posted By Caduceus
If the plumber removed it, he should remount it....

If the plumber removed it, he should remount it. If somebody else removed it, he may not be obligated. It sounds to me like the screws for the sides or top of the framing were not put back in. If the...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 02-27-2015, 04:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 373
Posted By Caduceus
To clarify, unless specified by the manufacturer...

To clarify, unless specified by the manufacturer as safe on metals, most silicone adhesives are acid curing and will corrode metals. If specifically stated as safe or referred to as a "neutral...
Forum: General Discussion 02-22-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 2,033
Views: 41,696
Posted By Caduceus
I would really like to get this finished this...

I would really like to get this finished this week. It's tough doing projects and service...the projects usually suffer for it.
Forum: Showers and Tubs 02-21-2015, 07:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 90
Posted By Caduceus
Delta and Moen are not interchangeable.

Delta and Moen are not interchangeable.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 02-21-2015, 05:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 96
Posted By Caduceus
A thick layer of straw on the surrounding ground...

A thick layer of straw on the surrounding ground could also keep it warmer on below zero nights.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 02-21-2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 373
Posted By Caduceus
I would be more concerned if it was 100% silicone...

I would be more concerned if it was 100% silicone or siliconized latex. 100% silicone should not be used where it contacts metals as it is corrosive. The siliconized latex caulking (like DAP Kitchen...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 02-21-2015, 03:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 582
Posted By Caduceus
I've been busy at work on projects and couldn't...

I've been busy at work on projects and couldn't visit the forum as much as I would like to.
Now that the check valve is in place and some pipe replaced, have you tried a thorough flushing of the...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 02-11-2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 239
Posted By Caduceus
Maybe planning jobs with photos as your only...

Maybe planning jobs with photos as your only resource isn't the best plan. It's as bad as bidding over the phone or internet. I will still say the service is copper, but the union isn't dielectric....
Forum: General Plumbing Help 02-11-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 264
Posted By Caduceus
No, Zanne. Plumbing codes that specify traps per...

No, Zanne. Plumbing codes that specify traps per drain is interpreted incorrectly a lot of times. Especially by design, inspection and consultation firms like in the example given in your post. A...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 02-10-2015, 11:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 257
Posted By Caduceus
I have to agree that this is confusing when...

I have to agree that this is confusing when rereading it. Starting over again, with knowledge of the previous posts, what is the problem?
Forum: Toilets and Sinks 02-10-2015, 10:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 94
Posted By Caduceus
Reread what I stated about using the water, or...

Reread what I stated about using the water, or even storm water, for a sink. If there is the even most remote possibility that anybody at any time could ever under any circumstances accidentally or...
Forum: Plumbing Building Code 02-10-2015, 10:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 114
Posted By Caduceus
Not sure what you're looking for, maybe frodo is...

Not sure what you're looking for, maybe frodo is on the right track.
Do yo want to know the IPC/UPC differences, high rise info or a combination of all?
In high rises, most codes are pretty generic...
Forum: Toilets and Sinks 02-10-2015, 08:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 94
Posted By Caduceus
Geesh, your kinda putting licensed plumbers in a...

Geesh, your kinda putting licensed plumbers in a bit of a predicament when giving advice on this one. Even when rules could be bent a little, I feel you asking for advice on how to shatter one of the...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 02-10-2015, 07:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 314
Posted By Caduceus
Toilet bowl cleaner when used in just the bowl...

Toilet bowl cleaner when used in just the bowl shouldn't do much to the pipes. Copper DWV systems are extremely reliable and last for a very long time if installed properly. Toilet bowl cleaners that...
Forum: Water Heaters and Softeners 02-10-2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 101
Posted By Caduceus
I will admit at first that I'm not a boiler guy,...

I will admit at first that I'm not a boiler guy, but can help in some situations until it gets outside my realm of comfort on advice. I'll let you know when that is. Hopefully one of our members who...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 02-10-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 239
Posted By Caduceus
No, that looks like galvanized steel. Try a...

No, that looks like galvanized steel. Try a magnet to test it. Comin up from the ground is probably copper, but a possibility is brass. Scrape test that part if you are curious because a magnet...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 02-10-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 264
Posted By Caduceus
I've peeked into this thread a few times since...

I've peeked into this thread a few times since its introduction and feel that for the benefit of the original poster I need to add my feelings on the subject. Let's take a look back to the beginning....
Forum: General Plumbing Help 02-09-2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 582
Posted By Caduceus
Manufacturer does not allow for your design. More...

Manufacturer does not allow for your design. More than likely because it will screw up the operation of the flow switch and cycling of the motor.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 02-09-2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 582
Posted By Caduceus
????Maybe????

????Maybe????
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