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Forum: Toilets and Sinks 08-27-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 78
Posted By johnjh2o
It can happen if the flapper hangs up.

It can happen if the flapper hangs up.
Forum: Showers and Tubs 08-27-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 51
Posted By johnjh2o
It may be a slip on spout that is held in place...

It may be a slip on spout that is held in place by a set screw. Look at the bottom of the spout for access to the set screw.
Forum: Toilets and Sinks 08-26-2014, 02:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 78
Posted By johnjh2o
Put some food coloring in the toilet tank, if it...

Put some food coloring in the toilet tank, if it shows up in the bowl your toilet is running. If it doesn't you are not the one with the problem.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 08-26-2014, 01:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 68
Posted By johnjh2o
Those lines are for a dishwasher. When they first...

Those lines are for a dishwasher. When they first came out they had gravity drains. Today the waste line on dishwashers is pumped.
Forum: Showers and Tubs 08-24-2014, 11:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 159
Posted By johnjh2o
That would help in not cross threading it. Pipe...

That would help in not cross threading it. Pipe the overflow next and the trap last.
Forum: Showers and Tubs 08-24-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 159
Posted By johnjh2o
I would say so. This time connect the shoe first...

I would say so. This time connect the shoe first then pipe the rest. That will make it less likely to cross thread it.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 08-24-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 120
Posted By johnjh2o
Turn the handle to the half open position before...

Turn the handle to the half open position before trying to loosen the nut.
Forum: Showers and Tubs 08-24-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 159
Posted By johnjh2o
Sounds like you cross threaded the tub shoe. It's...

Sounds like you cross threaded the tub shoe. It's very easy to do.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 08-23-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 206
Posted By johnjh2o
The BTU output on 1 ft. of baseboard is just 580...

The BTU output on 1 ft. of baseboard is just 580 per ft. That would give you 4640 BTU's to heat the room. I would suggest you have a heat loss calculation done before you make any decisions on...
Forum: Toilets and Sinks 08-22-2014, 11:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 64
Posted By johnjh2o
They should be open but how often do you overflow...

They should be open but how often do you overflow a bathroom sink?
Forum: Toilets and Sinks 08-22-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 64
Posted By johnjh2o
That's were the overflow from the enters the...

That's were the overflow from the enters the drain.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 08-22-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 206
Posted By johnjh2o
You would need a lot of baseboard to equal the...

You would need a lot of baseboard to equal the BTU output of that convector.
Forum: Toilets and Sinks 08-22-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 82
Posted By johnjh2o
I have never seen a faucet that you had to...

I have never seen a faucet that you had to replaced the washers from under the sink.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 08-21-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 112
Posted By johnjh2o
Is it hot or cold water lines?

Is it hot or cold water lines?
Forum: General Plumbing Help 08-21-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 92
Posted By johnjh2o
We called them stop & waste valves.

We called them stop & waste valves.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 08-21-2014, 01:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 104
Posted By johnjh2o
What size pipe is it? There are flanges that fit...

What size pipe is it? There are flanges that fit inside a 4" PVC pipe but not 3".
Forum: General Plumbing Help 08-20-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 226
Posted By johnjh2o
If it makes it into the tank your home free. What...

If it makes it into the tank your home free. What could happen is it gets lodged in the main line causing a main line stoppage that will have to be cleared with a snake. If you decide to use the...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 08-20-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 226
Posted By johnjh2o
If your concerned about pushing it down the line...

If your concerned about pushing it down the line then pull the toilet. I would try to remove it with an auger. But that's me. But I may have more feel for it then you.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 08-20-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 226
Posted By johnjh2o
If it's in the toilet a toilet auger should be...

If it's in the toilet a toilet auger should be able to retrieve it.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 08-19-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 154
Posted By johnjh2o
He is having problems with his water lines not...

He is having problems with his water lines not the waste line. How would you get a camera in a 3/4" water line?
Forum: Toilets and Sinks 08-18-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 123
Posted By johnjh2o
Plunger first then snake. When plunging a DBL...

Plunger first then snake. When plunging a DBL compartment sink plug one compartment and use plunger on the other.
Forum: Drain and Sewer Cleaning 08-18-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 577
Posted By johnjh2o
I for one have never used compressed air to clear...

I for one have never used compressed air to clear a waste line. I can't see how it would work as the compressed air would just go up through the vent before having any effect on the stoppage.
Forum: Plumbing Products 08-18-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 84
Posted By johnjh2o
That is a price pfister part. ...

That is a price pfister part.
https://www.plumbingsupply.com/pp-kitchen-faucet-repairparts-marielle.html
Forum: Toilets and Sinks 08-18-2014, 12:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 104
Posted By johnjh2o
If the waste line goes into a grease trap, a...

If the waste line goes into a grease trap, a sturdor vent will not work. Studor vents allow air into the system but not out. What is happening is when the water enters the grease trap it is trying to...
Forum: Drain and Sewer Cleaning 08-16-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 115
Posted By johnjh2o
Use a screw driver to tap it around until the...

Use a screw driver to tap it around until the pins on the screen line up with the slots in the strainer. (no more then 1/8 turn)
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