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Forum: General Plumbing Help Yesterday, 04:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 92
Posted By Mr_David
Hold on. Looks like Price Pfister trim. Is...

Hold on. Looks like Price Pfister trim.
Is that trim the same as what you took off?

tack off one of the chrome escutcheons and handles and snap a photo.

Normally those handle will cover more...
Forum: Showers and Tubs Yesterday, 04:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 88
Posted By Mr_David
yeah most likely the spool BUT if that...

yeah most likely the spool

BUT if that doesn't work, turn off the water and remove the hot stop valve.
I just repaired one the other day. It was not a moentrol with the spool but same core. His...
Forum: Project Display Yesterday, 04:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 52
Posted By Mr_David
I am wondering why he ran the hot and cold to the...

I am wondering why he ran the hot and cold to the left of the cast iron pipe then back across to the 2 new stop valves and then stacked the valves instead of putting one to the left and one to the...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 03:59 AM
Replies: 345
Views: 11,079
Posted By Mr_David
Make sure you send them to a hunter safety class...

Make sure you send them to a hunter safety class before you set them loose.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 08-25-2015, 03:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 169
Posted By Mr_David
Good call. I agree. That did not occur to me...

Good call. I agree. That did not occur to me before. Makes since.
Sometimes one tries to think to deep into what might be the cause of something. :cool:

If you have a single handle turned all...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 08-25-2015, 03:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 161
Posted By Mr_David
You said they crisscrossed the lines in the wall?...

You said they crisscrossed the lines in the wall?
How are they connected to the heater?
Hot out on the left and Cold going into the heater on the right.
Or did you connect to a loop they had...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 08-24-2015, 12:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 257
Posted By Mr_David
Even though your neighbors say they are not...

Even though your neighbors say they are not having a problem have you or the investigating plumbers verified that personally?

Are the sink faucets single handle? MOEN by any chance?
Try turning...
Forum: Plumbing Products 08-24-2015, 12:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 163
Posted By Mr_David
That is Price Pfister Avante. I have one in my...

That is Price Pfister Avante. I have one in my shower. Maybe 20 yrs old and I have yet to replace the core.
Forum: Toilets and Sinks 08-24-2015, 12:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 125
Posted By Mr_David
I have only recently seen a DUAL flush valve on a...

I have only recently seen a DUAL flush valve on a Mansfields toilet. That is a new thing for Mansfield. take a picture of it. Comments about dual flush maybe misleading. Older Mansfield toiles have a...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 08-23-2015, 11:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 161
Posted By Mr_David
If a contactor installed it , they should be...

If a contactor installed it , they should be responsible for the mistake. That is why you hire them. Do Not let them use the excuse that the piping was crossed in the wall. They should have verified...
Forum: Showers and Tubs 08-23-2015, 11:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 120
Posted By Mr_David
Not sure on the exact maker but those 2 screws...

Not sure on the exact maker but those 2 screws probably hold the cartridge in.
if the water is off take both screw out remove the metal ring. The cartridge probably has an o-ring that got out of...
Forum: Plumbing Tools and Equipment 08-23-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 93
Posted By Mr_David
Interesting! I'll have to go check that out.

Interesting! I'll have to go check that out.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 08-23-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 148
Posted By Mr_David
one method of cleaning a disposal is to fill it...

one method of cleaning a disposal is to fill it with ice cubes and some powdered cleansers. turn it on. the ice may stop the grinder ,but just add a little water and it will resume spinning. also use...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 08-23-2015, 02:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 169
Posted By Mr_David
Forget about what the faucet does at another...

Forget about what the faucet does at another location. That's not relevant.
How do you know for sure the hot is off? Do you have any 2 handle faucets in this house that you can verify.
Does this...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 08-23-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 133
Posted By Mr_David
try this...

try this...
Forum: General Discussion 08-23-2015, 12:32 AM
Replies: 2,442
Views: 57,648
Posted By Mr_David
Could that trap arm possibly be lead? Looks like...

Could that trap arm possibly be lead? Looks like it has a curve to it.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 08-23-2015, 12:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 117
Posted By Mr_David
Okay!! Now you're scaring me. :eek: How did...

Okay!! Now you're scaring me. :eek:

How did you know that :confused:
Forum: Drain and Sewer Cleaning 08-21-2015, 04:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 89
Posted By Mr_David
We have a property we service that the builders...

We have a property we service that the builders ran a 1"pvc AC drain for 2 units into and under the slab. The line runs out about 20' to 30 ft to the outside of building.
Line dumps into a buried...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 08-21-2015, 04:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 117
Posted By Mr_David
Start with removing the shower head and see if...

Start with removing the shower head and see if you have water when you turn on valve.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 08-19-2015, 11:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 293
Posted By Mr_David
section 910.5 says no vertical drain pipe, so...

section 910.5 says no vertical drain pipe, so does that mean what you're suggesting is in violation of that code?
Forum: General Plumbing Help 08-19-2015, 10:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 206
Posted By Mr_David
Are you a 1st floor unit below other units....

Are you a 1st floor unit below other units. Defiantly have a sewer stoppage that needs to be cleared.
Toxic?? maybe, but not likely.
Harmful?? Yeah, came from the sewer system, so don't drink it....
Forum: General Discussion 08-19-2015, 04:12 AM
Replies: 2,442
Views: 57,648
Posted By Mr_David
Yeah and it has a union on it so you can take it...

Yeah and it has a union on it so you can take it apart to clean it.

Found this today
Forum: General Plumbing Help 08-19-2015, 04:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 548
Posted By Mr_David
Not sure about the grade of PVC pipe to use . ...

Not sure about the grade of PVC pipe to use .
We use ABS for drains. Not PVC.
Forum: Showers and Tubs 08-19-2015, 03:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 161
Posted By Mr_David
Not really sure what it is you are try to...

Not really sure what it is you are try to explain. is that a drain in the bottom of the shower pan? Looks odd for a drain. maybe back up and take another picture of more content.
Forum: Plumbing Products 08-19-2015, 03:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 175
Posted By Mr_David
We service several properties that use small...

We service several properties that use small moisture alarms that sit on the floor. They have 4 needle legs and operate off a 9 volt battery. when 2 of the needles detect moisture the alarm sounds...
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