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Forum: General Plumbing Help Yesterday, 08:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 55
Posted By havasu
I'm not pointing fault. As a kid, we use to drain...

I'm not pointing fault. As a kid, we use to drain all of our used motor oil into the sewer drain. One day, lots of men, half in white tyvex suits, and others wearing a suit and tie paid us a visit....
Forum: General Plumbing Help Yesterday, 05:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 55
Posted By havasu
Who poured it in the storm drain? Get addresses...

Who poured it in the storm drain? Get addresses because folks in my area that do this get hefty $10,000 bills for the clean up.
Forum: General Plumbing Help Yesterday, 05:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 50
Posted By havasu
That seems to be 18 years old. I would replace...

That seems to be 18 years old. I would replace it, since they do get worn out occasionally.
Forum: Water Heaters and Softeners 12-13-2017, 11:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 49
Posted By havasu
I believe they are purposely kept low in order to...

I believe they are purposely kept low in order to allow the door at the bottom (on gas units) to clear it. If you have your PVC drain line connected properly, with as few elbows as possible, flowing...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 12-13-2017, 04:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 485
Posted By havasu
You may have a red reset button on the bottom of...

You may have a red reset button on the bottom of the disposal. If so, push and try it again.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 12-12-2017, 06:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 258
Posted By havasu
Don't get us wrong. Our intent here is to help...

Don't get us wrong. Our intent here is to help homeowners and save as much money as possible. This is much different when it comes to clearing drains. They are dangerous, heavy, and unless you know...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 12-11-2017, 09:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 170
Posted By havasu
How do you disconnect them?

How do you disconnect them?
Forum: General Plumbing Help 12-11-2017, 06:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 170
Posted By havasu
Sorry, I've never seen those. What state or...

Sorry, I've never seen those. What state or country, by the way?
Forum: Toilets and Sinks 12-11-2017, 05:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 86
Posted By havasu
Yeah, it is kind of cool, with a tint of...

Yeah, it is kind of cool, with a tint of gaudiness. Sort of reminds me of what I would see while touring Hearst's Castle. I'm curious to find out what you will finally walk away with once it's sold...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 12-09-2017, 05:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 258
Posted By havasu
By the time you rent an auger, drive that thing...

By the time you rent an auger, drive that thing home, shoving it into holes with no knowledge, hoping you don't injure yourself or cause irreparable damage, you could make a phone call and let an...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 12-09-2017, 04:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 160
Posted By havasu
How bad are the threads? Are you going to replace...

How bad are the threads? Are you going to replace the vacuum breaker? Maybe teflon tape of bite the bullet and just replace. Without pics, it is really hard to know what you are up against.
Forum: Water Heaters and Softeners 12-03-2017, 04:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 64
Posted By havasu
If the gas is turned to just the pilot position...

If the gas is turned to just the pilot position and not full blast, I see no problem with that.
Forum: Toilets and Sinks 12-03-2017, 04:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 60
Posted By havasu
Either remove the nut with pressure on top, or...

Either remove the nut with pressure on top, or you could heat up the tip of an old phillips screwdriver, press it into the plastic, and let it cool. It will then be able to be unscrewed. I mention an...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 12-02-2017, 02:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 181
Posted By havasu
Umm, can you provide a picture?

Umm, can you provide a picture?
Forum: General Plumbing Help 11-30-2017, 09:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 176
Posted By havasu
Squirt some PBlaster on it, and let it sit...

Squirt some PBlaster on it, and let it sit overnight. Then wrench it off, but use a supporting wrench to keep the pipe stable so you don't rip out the plumbing.
Forum: General Discussion 11-30-2017, 03:49 PM
Replies: 3,287
Views: 153,401
Posted By havasu
You are an awesome friend Zanne.

You are an awesome friend Zanne.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 11-30-2017, 02:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 321
Posted By havasu
That's only because they felt sorry for your...

That's only because they felt sorry for your beautiful wife.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 11-30-2017, 02:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 190
Posted By havasu
Damn silly me. Thanks for the correction. I was...

Damn silly me. Thanks for the correction. I was never good at reading the entire question before answering.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 11-30-2017, 12:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 317
Posted By havasu
Although I have been to that region a few times,...

Although I have been to that region a few times, I spent alot of time in Rexburg, visiting my family. We do have a member who lives in Sweet, but that is way too far to be able to help you. My advice...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 11-29-2017, 10:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 190
Posted By havasu
Could very well be the anode, slapping the sides....

Could very well be the anode, slapping the sides. Could also be the vent damper clanging. I wouldn't worry about it.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 11-29-2017, 07:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 317
Posted By havasu
Where in Idaho? One of our members lives in that...

Where in Idaho? One of our members lives in that state. I hear there are now six people living in Idaho, so maybe you know him? ;)
Forum: General Plumbing Help 11-29-2017, 02:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 317
Posted By havasu
If you are renting (you mentioned landlord), you...

If you are renting (you mentioned landlord), you have the right to demand this gets fixed immediately. If you have purchased this home, I'd recommend you get a specialist out there immediately to...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 11-29-2017, 04:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 321
Posted By havasu
Just give me the $50 referral and we will leave...

Just give me the $50 referral and we will leave this up!
Forum: General Plumbing Help 11-27-2017, 05:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 256
Posted By havasu
Get rid of that air gap. Use it to install a soap...

Get rid of that air gap. Use it to install a soap dispenser. We keep Dawn in it to wash dishes. Just install a high loop and forget about the air gap.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 11-27-2017, 02:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 485
Posted By havasu
Look under the disposal. Most have a hex keyway...

Look under the disposal. Most have a hex keyway at the bottom. If you have one, hook a hex tool and move it back and forth, which may free the disposal and allow to turn. Once working, AND with alot...
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