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Forum: General Plumbing Help 05-19-2015, 12:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 95
Posted By johnjh2o
There is no sheet rock. That is a fiberglass...

There is no sheet rock. That is a fiberglass unit. The valve body is being held in place by plastic sleeve being sand witched between the fiberglass ans the trim plate.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 05-19-2015, 11:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 95
Posted By johnjh2o
Don't remove the plastic template that's what is...

Don't remove the plastic template that's what is holding the valve body in place. The chrome sleeve should pull out.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 05-15-2015, 07:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 104
Posted By johnjh2o
Do you have a thermal expansion tank on your...

Do you have a thermal expansion tank on your water heater?
https://www.plumbingsupply.com/hotwater.html#expans
Forum: General Discussion 05-14-2015, 12:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 90
Posted By johnjh2o
You may have a problem catching the threads...

You may have a problem catching the threads because of the tapered threads in the coupling.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 05-13-2015, 12:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 98
Posted By johnjh2o
If you look at the front center were it is...

If you look at the front center were it is screwed onto the hose bib you will what is a broken set screw. That set screw was designed to break off when tightened so the vacuum breaker couldn't be...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 05-04-2015, 07:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 104
Posted By johnjh2o
It will unscrew. Use two wrenches. One to hold...

It will unscrew. Use two wrenches. One to hold back on the faucet the other to remove the nut. Put the packing nut back on it has nothing to do with removing the stem. The noise your hearing is most...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 05-01-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 478
Posted By johnjh2o
He also wouldn't be able to get a permit without...

He also wouldn't be able to get a permit without having licence.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 04-24-2015, 02:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 223
Posted By johnjh2o
They have been a problem from day one, and not...

They have been a problem from day one, and not just the dishwasher supplies. The toilet and lav. supplies do the same thing.
Forum: Showers and Tubs 04-09-2015, 02:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 555
Posted By johnjh2o
This is the tool you need. ...

This is the tool you need.
http://www.lowes.com/pd_219015-943-03765_4294607599__?productId=3234350&Ns=p_product_qty_sales_dollar|1&pl=1&currentURL=%3FNs%3Dp_product_qty_sales_dollar%7C1&facetInfo=
Forum: General Plumbing Help 03-24-2015, 09:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 221
Posted By johnjh2o
The pump needs a bearing assembly.

The pump needs a bearing assembly.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 03-24-2015, 01:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 648
Posted By johnjh2o
It makes it easier but it will not be easy to get...

It makes it easier but it will not be easy to get that nipple out. Steam tends to bake the nipple in. The brass valve will come off easy but when trying to remove the 1-1/2 nipple I suggest putting...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 03-24-2015, 01:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 648
Posted By johnjh2o
That is a one pipe steam system. As long as the...

That is a one pipe steam system. As long as the system is off there shouldn't be any water in the pipe.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 03-20-2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 696
Posted By johnjh2o
He may have a one pipe system. That would account...

He may have a one pipe system. That would account for the hammer.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 03-18-2015, 09:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 485
Posted By johnjh2o
The waste line exiting the wall most be lowered.

The waste line exiting the wall most be lowered.
Forum: Showers and Tubs 03-17-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 285
Posted By johnjh2o
Turn it end for end. Screw the end that is...

Turn it end for end. Screw the end that is outside the wall into the wall.
Forum: Showers and Tubs 03-17-2015, 12:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 285
Posted By johnjh2o
You have it in backwards. Turn it around.

You have it in backwards. Turn it around.
Forum: Showers and Tubs 03-16-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 134
Posted By johnjh2o
If you have the tools and can solder go for it....

If you have the tools and can solder go for it. If not call a plumber.
Forum: Drain and Sewer Cleaning 03-15-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,424
Posted By johnjh2o
You have a main line stoppage that is beyond the...

You have a main line stoppage that is beyond the point were the tub connects to the main line. The main line needs to be snaked.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 03-14-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 351
Posted By johnjh2o
If that's XH cast iron no hub coupling won't fit.

If that's XH cast iron no hub coupling won't fit.
Forum: Showers and Tubs 03-12-2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 189
Posted By johnjh2o
If it's a balance pressure faucet both the hot &...

If it's a balance pressure faucet both the hot & cold need to be on in order to get any water out of the fixture.
Forum: Plumbing Products 03-12-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 665
Posted By johnjh2o
The threads on a compression fitting are not...

The threads on a compression fitting are not tapered so I don't see how they would fit your purposes even if it was, made which I doubt.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 03-11-2015, 09:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 220
Posted By johnjh2o
Just lift the flapper.

Just lift the flapper.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 03-11-2015, 03:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 351
Posted By johnjh2o
It looks like there is a broken peace of PVC in...

It looks like there is a broken peace of PVC in the fitting. You should be able to pick it out then use a PVC male.
Forum: Plumbing Products 03-10-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 665
Posted By johnjh2o
There are bidet attachments that meet code and...

There are bidet attachments that meet code and have every thing you need to install it. A hose spray will not meet code.
Forum: Drain and Sewer Cleaning 03-07-2015, 04:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 304
Posted By johnjh2o
I have been doing it for a good number of years...

I have been doing it for a good number of years and have never not been able to clear a tub drain.
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