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Forum: General Plumbing Help Yesterday, 06:25 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By havasu
Looking at homedepot.com right now, I see they...

Looking at homedepot.com right now, I see they are carrying two models of Waste King, one for ~$155 and the other for ~$209. Under the Insinkerator Brand, there are 42 models available with a...
Forum: General Plumbing Help Yesterday, 06:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 65
Posted By havasu
That is correct. I have no affiliations at all....

That is correct. I have no affiliations at all. I'm just a home owner here volunteering my time, as everyone else here, to provide as much information to help others just for an occasional thumbs up,...
Forum: General Plumbing Help Yesterday, 06:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 41
Posted By havasu
A picture is worth a thousand words.

A picture is worth a thousand words.
Forum: General Plumbing Help Yesterday, 05:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 65
Posted By havasu
Waste King half the price of Insinkerator? ...

Waste King half the price of Insinkerator?

I'm beginning to smell a former member who was actually someone who worked at Waste King, and was banned for trying to promote un-truths. I apologize if...
Forum: Water Heaters and Softeners Yesterday, 03:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 50
Posted By havasu
If you shut off power to an electric water...

If you shut off power to an electric water heater, all this will do is stop the water from becoming hot. Every time you turn on your warm handle faucet, you are slowly draining and refilling the...
Forum: General Plumbing Help Yesterday, 03:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 46
Posted By havasu
It sounds as if you have a main line clog. Yes, a...

It sounds as if you have a main line clog. Yes, a plumber can help you and your previous diagnosis regarding root intrusion is probably spot on.
Forum: Water Heaters and Softeners Yesterday, 03:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 50
Posted By havasu
No. I have a vacation home where the summers will...

No. I have a vacation home where the summers will reach 115-120 degrees. I always shut down my electric water heater in the summer for the same reason. Just understand that without a constant...
Forum: General Plumbing Help Yesterday, 02:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 65
Posted By havasu
No, this is certainly a concern. This is why I...

No, this is certainly a concern. This is why I always use the Insinkerator brand. Also, they are relatively inexpensive and quick to install.
Forum: General Plumbing Help Yesterday, 02:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 41
Posted By havasu
Use a screwdriver for leverage and twist the...

Use a screwdriver for leverage and twist the flange (on top of the disposal) away to the left and it will fall into your hands.
Forum: General Plumbing Help Yesterday, 12:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 332
Posted By havasu
I dislike salesman who jump on a forum just to...

I dislike salesman who jump on a forum just to sell their stuff. He go bye-bye.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 07-18-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 186
Posted By havasu
I considered both the Teflon tape as well as a...

I considered both the Teflon tape as well as a rubber coated washer to temporarily stop the leak, but discovered the water was dripping through a 1/8" hole on the face of the valve, which I presume...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 07-18-2014, 03:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 186
Posted By havasu
A question for the experts. I never checked the...

A question for the experts. I never checked the pressure with the old PRV, but after installing the new one, the pressure was noticeably lower. Since I couldn't find the pressure gauge, I screwed in...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 07-18-2014, 03:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 95
Posted By havasu
Who did the recent work at the utility sink? It...

Who did the recent work at the utility sink? It appears to me that the sink is now connected at the clean out rather that the intended sewer line. If you cap off the upper hole, does the water...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 07-17-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 186
Posted By havasu
The PRV was shot, so I replaced it. I had also...

The PRV was shot, so I replaced it. I had also purchased the parts to replace the main gate valve with a ball valve but the street shut off ball valve was frozen. Had I torqued on it anymore, I would...
Forum: Toilets and Sinks 07-17-2014, 02:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 298
Posted By havasu
Lee, no doubt that tool would work but for some...

Lee, no doubt that tool would work but for some strange reason, I don't see many homeowners spending a few thousand for a tool to debond a $5.00 fitting.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 07-16-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 184
Posted By havasu
It has nothing to do with your disposal. You need...

It has nothing to do with your disposal. You need to get a snake longer than 15' to clear the clog. It is possible you have root intrusion and unless you know exactly what you are doing, it may be...
Forum: General Discussion 07-16-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 1,640
Views: 30,493
Posted By havasu
Looks great to me. Good Job!

Looks great to me. Good Job!
Forum: General Plumbing Help 07-16-2014, 03:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 132
Posted By havasu
So, I drove out to the lake this afternoon and...

So, I drove out to the lake this afternoon and came across a tube of Rectorseal # 2. For the life of me, I could not remember why I had it, but knew there was a great need for it. I jumped on this...
Forum: Plumbing Tools and Equipment 07-15-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 574
Posted By havasu
Maybe there are 5" in India?

Maybe there are 5" in India?
Forum: General Plumbing Help 07-14-2014, 11:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 186
Posted By havasu
Hopefully, I will have time Thursday or Friday....

Hopefully, I will have time Thursday or Friday. Thanks for the tip.
Forum: Toilets and Sinks 07-14-2014, 11:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 524
Posted By havasu
Sweet! Good luck throughout the process!

Sweet! Good luck throughout the process!
Forum: General Plumbing Help 07-14-2014, 03:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 186
Posted By havasu
I suppose I could try. I normally just replace...

I suppose I could try. I normally just replace them, but in a crunch for time.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 07-13-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 186
Posted By havasu
Leaking PRV

I need some help please. My PRV is leaking about one drop of water every 30 seconds. Yeah, I know it needs to be replaced, but so does the gate valve below it, and the entire configuration. Since I'm...
Forum: Drain and Sewer Cleaning 07-13-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 109
Posted By havasu
I was unable to sleep with that conundrum. ;)

I was unable to sleep with that conundrum. ;)
Forum: General Discussion 07-12-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 109
Posted By havasu
We're glad you had a great vacation Cad!

We're glad you had a great vacation Cad!
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