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Forum: General Plumbing Help 02-21-2014, 01:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 884
Posted By stevemachine
No worries haha copper is hard to judge...

No worries haha copper is hard to judge especially from a photo


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Forum: General Plumbing Help 02-18-2014, 10:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 322
Posted By stevemachine
No problem thanks for letting us know the result...

No problem thanks for letting us know the result and glad it's been cleared


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Forum: General Plumbing Help 02-18-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 884
Posted By stevemachine
You can still strap it. Honestly without getting...

You can still strap it. Honestly without getting into too much detail where it seems to move quite a bit, strap it or secure it. You can buy clips or strapping at Home Depot, I'd suggest you get...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 02-14-2014, 02:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 884
Posted By stevemachine
In my opinion that drain is too far from your...

In my opinion that drain is too far from your vent, I'd recommend you don't use an AAV. Your wall is already open, cut up a few more feet and cut in a t wye upside down in your vent and bring it over...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 02-14-2014, 01:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 322
Posted By stevemachine
Snake the drain for sure. I'd highly suggest...

Snake the drain for sure. I'd highly suggest hiring a pro because those snakes have been know to break limbs on inexperienced users. I'm willing to bet that that is your issue you have a blockage in...
Forum: Showers and Tubs 02-13-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 245
Posted By stevemachine
It may say the make on a handle or even post a...

It may say the make on a handle or even post a pic of the whole faucet and we may be able to identify
Forum: Showers and Tubs 02-13-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 245
Posted By stevemachine
What is the make of the tub faucet? Waltec is a...

What is the make of the tub faucet? Waltec is a possibility. I'd go to a wholesaler nearby like a wolseley or someone like that and see if they have it in stock. Worst case you could try replacing...
Forum: General Discussion 02-12-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 1,527
Views: 23,294
Posted By stevemachine
Nice truck Chris! And I'm just doing some...

Nice truck Chris! And I'm just doing some homework and getting ready for the big three exams I have in a few weeks for my ticket. Interprovincial red seal, gas ticket, and provincial plumbing. So...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 02-08-2014, 03:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 317
Posted By stevemachine
If you use 4 45 fittings it's not technically...

If you use 4 45 fittings it's not technically allowed. You're allowed 135 degrees of change between the trap arm and the vent. But again post pics and let's see what we can come up with
Forum: General Plumbing Help 02-08-2014, 03:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 317
Posted By stevemachine
Gotta post some pics then we can help ya out, I'm...

Gotta post some pics then we can help ya out, I'm up in Edmonton so I'll have a good idea on local codes.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 02-08-2014, 03:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 225
Posted By stevemachine
I'll second that, definitely sounds like some...

I'll second that, definitely sounds like some poorly insulated walls the pipes that are freezing or very near. Could get real ugly if they fully freeze and crack.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 02-08-2014, 03:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 386
Posted By stevemachine
Haha I know I need to, been a while. Miss you in...

Haha I know I need to, been a while. Miss you in manly way as well
Forum: General Plumbing Help 01-25-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 386
Posted By stevemachine
The 90s with long sweep or a 45 and a fitting 45...

The 90s with long sweep or a 45 and a fitting 45 glued together. It's definitely not ideal but I think it's acceptable as long as you have the c.o. Even if you didn't have the 3" c.o. On the vent the...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 01-25-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 386
Posted By stevemachine
On the vent you need it to be a 3" c.o. And what...

On the vent you need it to be a 3" c.o. And what I'd suggest is replaces
Forum: General Plumbing Help 11-07-2013, 07:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 695
Posted By stevemachine
Hey so there is a back flow course that you can...

Hey so there is a back flow course that you can take. I'd get in contact with Sait about it, because I'm up in Edmonton and I know Nait offers a course. Best of luck
Forum: Plumbing Products 10-19-2013, 02:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,803
Posted By stevemachine
I've used javelin's urinal drain cleaner for the...

I've used javelin's urinal drain cleaner for the same effect matt. It definitely works. Good to know
Forum: General Discussion 10-19-2013, 02:27 AM
Replies: 1,527
Views: 23,294
Posted By stevemachine
I've been good, just busy with work and life. But...

I've been good, just busy with work and life. But all is well. Hope you guys are doing well. I won't be such a stranger :p
Forum: General Discussion 10-16-2013, 03:47 AM
Replies: 1,527
Views: 23,294
Posted By stevemachine
I finally checked plumbing forums, it's been a...

I finally checked plumbing forums, it's been a long while and I got many posts to go through!
Forum: General Discussion 08-29-2013, 04:04 AM
Replies: 988
Views: 21,035
Posted By stevemachine
Do both, complain for a bit then move on. That's...

Do both, complain for a bit then move on. That's pretty late if you're asking me. Keep going through the 48 unread threads, or go to bed cause I gotta be up in 8 hours?
Forum: Drain and Sewer Cleaning 08-11-2013, 12:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 803
Posted By stevemachine
I've used units that clear sewer lines and I...

I've used units that clear sewer lines and I carried it in on my own, 5/8 and 3/4 (I believe) sized cable one example is my profile pic, those Spartans work well and they can be carried in with one...
Forum: Showers and Tubs 08-06-2013, 02:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 227
Posted By stevemachine
It could be possible that the shower head doesn't...

It could be possible that the shower head doesn't meet the minimum flow required or its so close to the minimum it sometimes won't activate the tank less unit. I'd remove the shower head and then run...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 07-30-2013, 02:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,148
Posted By stevemachine
I believe ya phish. Personally I'm a coors guy...

I believe ya phish. Personally I'm a coors guy when I'm in the states. Coors in the states taste about as strong as coors light in Canada. I think both country has there gems for beers. I've drank...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 07-28-2013, 03:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,148
Posted By stevemachine
And like I said you could rent crimpers for maybe...

And like I said you could rent crimpers for maybe 10 bucks a day at home depot or buy the combo one, maybe 150 or so, depending on your area. And phish you'll be happy to know I'm enjoying some of...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 07-28-2013, 03:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,148
Posted By stevemachine
The expanders only work with Uponor or wirsbo....

The expanders only work with Uponor or wirsbo. The other pex will just crack. And phish I'm taking a break. A guys gotta breath haha
Forum: Toilets and Sinks 07-27-2013, 10:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 426
Posted By stevemachine
You cut the drain off altogether, on the...

You cut the drain off altogether, on the horizontal part then
use a transition coupling (rubber) and go to pvc/abs. You would need the transition coupling to go from 1 1/2 copper to 1 1/2 pvc/abs...
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