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Forum: Plumbing Products Today, 01:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 42
Posted By Caduceus
Yes. A PRV can be placed on the main domestic...

Yes. A PRV can be placed on the main domestic water to bring the street pressure down if it is too high for the individual condo PRVs to handle. There are several other things to consider when doing...
Forum: Toilets and Sinks 09-20-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 81
Posted By Caduceus
No, I have never used one. If I felt that it...

No, I have never used one. If I felt that it would be equal to or better than any of the solutions provided above, then maybe I would try it. They are more for DIY use. I don't believe they are for...
Forum: Toilets and Sinks 09-20-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 89
Posted By Caduceus
It would be best to test for the cross over with...

It would be best to test for the cross over with the stop valves off to the shower if there are any on the valve body or in an access panel. By removing the cover plate you could see if there are any...
Forum: Toilets and Sinks 09-20-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 81
Posted By Caduceus
You may still have a clog in the trapway or where...

You may still have a clog in the trapway or where the toilet meets the flange. A foreign object (small bar of soap, cell phone, shampoo cap, etc) or even a really hard, stubborn turd could sit in the...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 09-20-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 55
Posted By Caduceus
I'm not sure what types of high temperatures you...

I'm not sure what types of high temperatures you are expecting , but pvc for sprinklers is commonly used, easy to install and easy to find at home improvement stores. cpvc can be used as well. More...
Forum: Toilets and Sinks 09-20-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 57
Posted By Caduceus
It could be a number of things other than...

It could be a number of things other than minerals from the water. If the toilet is used more often than the other or urine is allowed to sit in the bowl. Sometimes it could be s difference in...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 09-16-2014, 03:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 168
Posted By Caduceus
If the plumber doing the diagnosis is also the...

If the plumber doing the diagnosis is also the same plumber who did the work, then maybe the next step is to get a second opinion. It may cost you some money at first, but let management know your...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 09-14-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 100
Posted By Caduceus
Fixtures are not considered clean outs as the...

Fixtures are not considered clean outs as the term applies to plumbing. The drains may be accessible through a fixture, but your local codes may have requirements relating to the plumbing layout. Do...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 09-13-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 399
Posted By Caduceus
He's putting in a Bosch tankless.

He's putting in a Bosch tankless.
Forum: Toilets and Sinks 09-11-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 107
Posted By Caduceus
Yup, Mr. David has it. flow restriction device....

Yup, Mr. David has it. flow restriction device. Helps prevent water hammer from damaging the fill valve.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 09-11-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 168
Posted By Caduceus
I work at an institution with thousands of highly...

I work at an institution with thousands of highly intelligent people who constantly flush paper towels down the toilets regardless of our recommendations.
People line the toilets as a barrier for...
Forum: General Discussion 09-11-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 1,405
Posted By Caduceus
....roadrage

....roadrage
Forum: General Plumbing Help 09-10-2014, 02:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 115
Posted By Caduceus
They look like Delta cartridges. But as SHR said,...

They look like Delta cartridges. But as SHR said, you will need to shut the water off at the supply stops under the sink, remove the nuts and pull it out to be sure.
Wiping off the faucet surface...
Forum: Plumbing Building Code 09-07-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 132
Posted By Caduceus
A little advice that will help you in the long...

A little advice that will help you in the long run, Extra. Get a code book that applies to your area. Have a highlighter handy on a string and attach it to the code book. Put the code book in a...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 09-06-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 83
Posted By Caduceus
My experience with roaches and plumbing tells me...

My experience with roaches and plumbing tells me this.
Roaches love to use sewers as a source of comfy atmosphere, water and food. They also make a great highway to travel around town unseen.
With...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 09-06-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 399
Posted By Caduceus
Thanks for the follow up. I would have never...

Thanks for the follow up. I would have never guessed, nor have I ever seen, a misaligned flue baffle cause condensation to build up and drip. the heat typically burns it up even if the baffle is out...
Forum: General Discussion 09-04-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 1,405
Posted By Caduceus
....the Lizard King

....the Lizard King
Forum: General Discussion 09-01-2014, 11:36 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 1,405
Posted By Caduceus
......Sewer Scope Guy. (Lol)

......Sewer Scope Guy. (Lol)
Forum: General Plumbing Help 09-01-2014, 11:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 105
Posted By Caduceus
Awww, wish I could have read some of the...

Awww, wish I could have read some of the hostilities if any were added to the thread. It always nice to see inside the minds of cheat businessmen.
Forum: General Discussion 09-01-2014, 11:27 PM
Replies: 1,764
Views: 33,332
Posted By Caduceus
Off present topic. What did I do today? ...

Off present topic.
What did I do today?
Accepted call in on holiday for emergency. Punched in. Reset Ansul system, relit appliances, snaked drain at gym, got paid 4 hours OT for two hous of work....
Forum: General Discussion 09-01-2014, 11:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 144
Posted By Caduceus
I reread your post and I agree that it was...

I reread your post and I agree that it was unclear as to what my answer was. So my answer is "yes". I do object.
My explanation to you should also reread by you and johnjo also has a good point....
Forum: General Plumbing Help 08-30-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 127
Posted By Caduceus
Look in the electrical section of a hardware...

Look in the electrical section of a hardware store for a 1/2" lock nut. Take the fitting with you to make sure it's the right size. Also pick up a 1/2 in. Rigid Conduit Reducing Washer to act as a...
Forum: General Discussion 08-30-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 80
Posted By Caduceus
This link might give you general idea how to...

This link might give you general idea how to remove the agitator. My agitator at home jiggles back and forth but works its way in a clockwise rotation. I would hope that if I had the same situation...
Forum: General Discussion 08-30-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 144
Posted By Caduceus
I'm really not trying to sound like a smart a$$...

I'm really not trying to sound like a smart a$$ here so please see what I say for it's value from a plumbing professional.
If you are designing and building 10 new houses and you come to a plumbing...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 08-30-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 399
Posted By Caduceus
A leak in your tank requires replacement of the...

A leak in your tank requires replacement of the tank to remedy. Fire resistant tape would only trick you into thinking you have bought yourself time. With pressure in the tank and an already thinned...
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