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Forum: Drain and Sewer Cleaning Today, 06:44 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By Mr_David
The neti pot didn't plug up your sink. Kitchen...

The neti pot didn't plug up your sink. Kitchen drains commonly plug up do to food waste sticking to the pipes from what is rinsed off your dishes. If it's a rental call the manager and have them take...
Forum: General Plumbing Help Today, 06:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 42
Posted By Mr_David
NO unions on that to take apart. you will have to...

NO unions on that to take apart. you will have to
#1 cut the copper pipe.
#2 Rotate the Back Flow Valve to bring upper ball valve away from wall.
hold 5 and turn BFV
#3 remove upper ball...
Forum: Showers and Tubs Yesterday, 05:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 45
Posted By Mr_David
what they mean by fully open is to back out the...

what they mean by fully open is to back out the stem in the bonnet so the seat cup is against the bonnet. On the diverter the back tapered part of the bib washer cup is against the white nylon washer...
Forum: General Plumbing Help Yesterday, 04:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 133
Posted By Mr_David
If you're renting maybe you should just leave...

If you're renting maybe you should just leave things as they are.
That faucet has a flow control built into the spout. I would say it's designed to flow just as you see it.

As for the drain. It...
Forum: Toilets and Sinks 04-17-2015, 03:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 72
Posted By Mr_David
was looking at wrong type. Yours is not a pull...

was looking at wrong type. Yours is not a pull out spout. you have a hose on the side with a traditional spout. Try this
Forum: Toilets and Sinks 04-17-2015, 02:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 72
Posted By Mr_David
Not a good picture of the connector. They used to...

Not a good picture of the connector. They used to screw together, but then they started using a quick connect. you just push them together and slip on a clip to hold them. they change the designs of...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 04-17-2015, 02:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 105
Posted By Mr_David
Pictures help. what you may think is a mixing...

Pictures help. what you may think is a mixing valve maybe something else.

just a guess, but is there a hot water line from the main tank going toward the smaller heater. might be they use the...
Forum: Toilets and Sinks 04-16-2015, 05:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 138
Posted By Mr_David
break down of faucet. newer models have...

break down of faucet.

newer models have quick connects and the handles have better plastic inserts.
The old ones like yours, the handles would bind up. see the small insert at bottom of my...
Forum: Toilets and Sinks 04-16-2015, 04:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 138
Posted By Mr_David
That is a Moen Monticello.

That is a Moen Monticello.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 04-16-2015, 04:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 153
Posted By Mr_David
:confused: If you do find out, please let us know

:confused: If you do find out, please let us know
Forum: General Plumbing Help 04-16-2015, 04:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 259
Posted By Mr_David
The problem area is most likely caused by using a...

The problem area is most likely caused by using a fernco fitting ( black neoprene coupling and not properly supporting pipe when it was back filled.

replacing the fernco with a banded coupling...
Forum: Showers and Tubs 04-14-2015, 02:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 102
Posted By Mr_David
I use the Moen Diverter spout with IPS connection...

I use the Moen Diverter spout with IPS connection ...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 04-14-2015, 01:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 84
Posted By Mr_David
Black is okay but has to galvanized in exterior...

Black is okay but has to galvanized in exterior location.

Epoxy coated ( like the green pipe above ) or wrapped pipe for underground.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 04-14-2015, 01:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 259
Posted By Mr_David
That section of cast iron has a lot of build up....

That section of cast iron has a lot of build up. Doesn't look good at all.
the big problem is probably at a Clean Out they install using a Fernco instead of a banded coupling. the ABS has dropped a...
Forum: General Discussion 04-13-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 2,124
Views: 44,261
Posted By Mr_David
This one was a 4" street/spigot flange into a 4"...

This one was a 4" street/spigot flange into a 4" coupling. But yes I use a 4 X 3 to glue inside a 4"pipe or the inside of a 4" street closet bend ( same size as a 4" pipe. But it's not a tight fit...
Forum: General Discussion 04-13-2015, 01:51 PM
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Posted By Mr_David
Brown jersey Gloves 3 for $4...

Brown jersey Gloves 3 for $4 (http://www.homedepot.com/p/Unbranded-Brown-Jersey-Gloves-3-Pair-5320-24/203120962)

I use the yellow ones with black nitrate 10 for $10...
Forum: Drain and Sewer Cleaning 04-13-2015, 01:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 69
Posted By Mr_David
look for a company that can jet the line with...

look for a company that can jet the line with water. Drains like that are often filled with mud and a snake will clear clear it. The jetter will pull the mud out
Forum: Pumps and Wells 04-13-2015, 02:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 93
Posted By Mr_David
dig it out and find the bottom. maybe it has an...

dig it out and find the bottom. maybe it has an outlet.

This one I found on a commercial property

Pit had mud in bottom. 30" x 30" x 6 ft deep.

started poking around with a digging bar and...
Forum: Showers and Tubs 04-13-2015, 02:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 102
Posted By Mr_David
The stuff they make these days lacks in quality. ...

The stuff they make these days lacks in quality.

" They just don't make them like they used too. "
Forum: General Discussion 04-13-2015, 02:32 AM
Replies: 2,124
Views: 44,261
Posted By Mr_David
changed out a closet flange on Friday. It was...

changed out a closet flange on Friday.
It was previously installed with the hub originally glued on to the street 90 with only 1/2" fitting contact in the hub.
I popped off the flanged hub....
Forum: General Discussion 04-13-2015, 02:18 AM
Replies: 2,124
Views: 44,261
Posted By Mr_David
Best of Luck to you Matt. Hope everything turns...

Best of Luck to you Matt. Hope everything turns out good.

My social skills suck sometimes. Here I can type something, think about it and delete if before I post it.

Zanne ?? He 's a she? I...
Forum: Pumps and Wells 04-12-2015, 04:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 82
Posted By Mr_David
Before you open pit, check for power to the pump....

Before you open pit, check for power to the pump. Systems are different. Some have a control panel. Some just have a float switch with a piggyback plug. ( one plug plugged into the back of another )...
Forum: Plumbing Products 04-12-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 83
Posted By Mr_David
This what we use. We have had to many of the...

This what we use. We have had to many of the plastic ones pop loose because of the fine threads on the plastic body won't hold the cap nuts.

Just installed a MOEN pop up with matching deco finish...
Forum: Showers and Tubs 04-10-2015, 05:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 199
Posted By Mr_David
Use a block and add slide bar with a hand held...

Use a block and add slide bar with a hand held sprayer.

you'll have to drill a couple holes in the wall to hold the slider or just get a wall bracket to hold the head just above the enclosure and...
Forum: Showers and Tubs 04-10-2015, 05:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 199
Posted By Mr_David
won't work that way

won't work that way
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