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Forum: Showers and Tubs Today, 12:41 AM
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Posted By phishfood
It has been awhile since I have worked on a...

It has been awhile since I have worked on a Kohler, but with the two heavy Phillips head screws removed, one on the right and one on the left, the front should come off, along with the temperature...
Forum: General Plumbing Help Today, 12:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 284
Posted By phishfood
I would definitely stay away from the rubber tee....

I would definitely stay away from the rubber tee. It will provide no support to the piping above, will allow sideways movement, and the first time someone sends a snake through it, you will have an...
Forum: General Plumbing Help Today, 12:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 27
Posted By phishfood
A glue connection trap is a code requirement if...

A glue connection trap is a code requirement if you are going to cover it, and will also be somewhat tighter than what you have.

Also, that bushing that is in the bottom of the sanitary tee needs...
Forum: Showers and Tubs 09-17-2014, 11:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 74
Posted By phishfood
Try the laundry, see it the hot gets cold or the...

Try the laundry, see it the hot gets cold or the cold gets hot. The reason I say this is because the laundry is usually the highest flow fixture, followed by the showers. Sometimes this problem will...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 09-17-2014, 11:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 284
Posted By phishfood
I would ask what area you are in, so I could...

I would ask what area you are in, so I could move. But I have the impression that it snows there, which is a deal breaker. :)
Forum: General Discussion 09-16-2014, 01:05 AM
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Views: 22,814
Posted By phishfood
The worst of the heat is gone, at least for now....

The worst of the heat is gone, at least for now. Probably didn't get past 90 today. Of course, it was overcast much of the day.
Forum: General Discussion 09-14-2014, 01:09 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 1,369
Posted By phishfood
toilet.....

toilet.....
Forum: General Plumbing Help 09-13-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 301
Posted By phishfood
I would use the first picture. It is a real pain...

I would use the first picture. It is a real pain trying to get a 3/8" cable to turn that glued on trap 90, easy peasy through the straight trap adapter.
Forum: Showers and Tubs 09-13-2014, 02:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 129
Posted By phishfood
Sorry, forgot to mention that. You definitely...

Sorry, forgot to mention that. You definitely want to the plastic version.
Forum: Showers and Tubs 09-12-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 129
Posted By phishfood
Moen 1225 is the cartridge you need.

Moen 1225 is the cartridge you need.
Forum: Drain and Sewer Cleaning 09-12-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 73
Posted By phishfood
The drainage line is probably partially blocked,...

The drainage line is probably partially blocked, preventing air from the vent getting back to the trap. The glug glug is the trap siphoning.
Forum: Drain and Sewer Cleaning 09-12-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 85
Posted By phishfood
The best bet is to remove the toilet and snake...

The best bet is to remove the toilet and snake the line through the flange, with a full size cutter head.
Forum: Drain and Sewer Cleaning 09-12-2014, 01:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 85
Posted By phishfood
99.99% of the time, it is a blocked or partially...

99.99% of the time, it is a blocked or partially blocked drain.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 09-11-2014, 01:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 152
Posted By phishfood
My general experience is that standard toilet...

My general experience is that standard toilet paper dissolves pretty quickly, even in drain lines that have insufficient pitch. First thought is that someone is, in fact, flushing something that...
Forum: General Discussion 09-11-2014, 01:24 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 1,369
Posted By phishfood
rampage........

rampage........
Forum: Toilets and Sinks 09-07-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 111
Posted By phishfood
It would take me roughly 10 minutes.

It would take me roughly 10 minutes.
Forum: Toilets and Sinks 09-07-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 111
Posted By phishfood
The glued traps look like higher quality, but...

The glued traps look like higher quality, but when I have have to snake a drain arm, or change a popup, or replace with a different sink with a different center, they look like a pain.
Forum: Toilets and Sinks 09-07-2014, 01:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 111
Posted By phishfood
Unthread the tail piece out of the old pop up....

Unthread the tail piece out of the old pop up. You should be able to figure out the rest from there.

Me, I would be cutting those traps out and replacing with tubular compression traps.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 09-05-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 243
Posted By phishfood
Miles, please reread the question. The original...

Miles, please reread the question. The original poster is experiencing some type of film appearing in the water in their toilet bowl, not odor coming from a dry trap.
Forum: General Discussion 09-05-2014, 03:09 AM
Replies: 1,757
Views: 33,152
Posted By phishfood
Worked on shelving in my new box truck most of...

Worked on shelving in my new box truck most of the day, went out and snaked, camera ed, located, the house drain for the president of my old company. Then came back home and worked on the shelving...
Forum: Showers and Tubs 09-05-2014, 03:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 92
Posted By phishfood
I haven't ever worked on that vintage of American...

I haven't ever worked on that vintage of American Standard, but I am thinking that the handle base will unscrew, and there will be another nut underneath that. But you will be ahead to loosen the...
Forum: General Discussion 09-04-2014, 03:28 AM
Replies: 1,757
Views: 33,152
Posted By phishfood
Neither is your wife, IIR correctly. I remember...

Neither is your wife, IIR correctly. I remember her being a very attractive lady.
Forum: General Discussion 09-04-2014, 03:25 AM
Replies: 17
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Posted By phishfood
To be brutally honest with you, no, you don't...

To be brutally honest with you, no, you don't know how to remove and install a toilet or a sink. It takes a long time and many repetitions to learn how to do that correctly. And after all of that,...
Forum: General Discussion 09-04-2014, 03:19 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 1,369
Posted By phishfood
...no doors....

...no doors....
Forum: General Plumbing Help 09-04-2014, 03:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 175
Posted By phishfood
I don't know code in your area, but in mine, all...

I don't know code in your area, but in mine, all fixtures must discharge either to a public sewer system or a private septic system. The standpipe on a laundry drain must be a minimum of 18". Each...
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