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Forum: Septic Tanks Today, 04:45 AM
Replies: 2
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Posted By Mr_David
Sometimes they drill a hole in the discharge to...

Sometimes they drill a hole in the discharge to prevent air lock. It acts like a pump primer. when the pump kicks on it sprays water out of the small drill hole. could be what's happening.

maybe...
Forum: Toilets and Sinks Today, 04:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 34
Posted By Mr_David
Put a cap on the top on the roof

Put a cap on the top on the roof
Forum: Toilets and Sinks Today, 04:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 34
Posted By Mr_David
This the one you could not find? Left...

This the one you could not find?


Left click on your user name and select other post by you.
or top of screen "My Threads"
Forum: General Plumbing Help 02-09-2016, 11:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 177
Posted By Mr_David
dig up your drain outside the building. install a...

dig up your drain outside the building. install a back flow valve.
It has to be accessible. so it can be serviced.
if the outlet end is below water line at pond it could very well be closing up...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 02-09-2016, 11:31 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 296
Posted By Mr_David
Don't get me wrong. Just making a comment and...

Don't get me wrong.
Just making a comment and not directed at you personally.
Often I shake my head when germ-a-phobics whine about touching a door nob or shopping baskets. But I understand.
...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 02-09-2016, 10:51 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 296
Posted By Mr_David
Nice reference. I put that one in a place to find...

Nice reference. I put that one in a place to find again. Thanks
Forum: Toilets and Sinks 02-09-2016, 05:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 72
Posted By Mr_David
It's a common problem. Most likely a loose washer...

It's a common problem. Most likely a loose washer in the faucet or the angle stop valve under the sink. That depends on who you call, if the faucet has available parts to fix. sometimes it.s better...
Forum: Water Heaters and Softeners 02-09-2016, 04:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 136
Posted By Mr_David
I had to pick through what you were describing. I...

I had to pick through what you were describing. I have never diagnosed an electric WH by checking continuity on thermostat so I was a little confused.
I do check for continuity on the elements 1st...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 02-09-2016, 03:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 116
Posted By Mr_David
when I make a temporary repair, It might last a...

when I make a temporary repair, It might last a couple hours or several years.
That usually comes with a NO GAURANTEE. When I make a proper repair that comes with a 1 year guarantee. It's all...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 02-09-2016, 02:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 177
Posted By Mr_David
maybe if you installed a back water check valve...

maybe if you installed a back water check valve or disconnect the drain altogether and install an ejector pump. Could be an obstruction in the drain downstream from you as well.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 02-09-2016, 02:11 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 296
Posted By Mr_David
I think some sights, the responders get paid for...

I think some sights, the responders get paid for kudos and helpful answers.
Not here. We just get Love from those who hit that little I like button.
Sometimes a responder will invest some serious...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 02-09-2016, 02:01 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 296
Posted By Mr_David
I have seen people make warm tea with the water...

I have seen people make warm tea with the water from the hot water tap. I warn them that that is not a good practice.
The heat in the water heater destroys the chlorine in the hot water supply....
Forum: Water Heaters and Softeners 02-07-2016, 06:41 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,721
Posted By Mr_David
Playing catch up on this thread. :eek: That...

Playing catch up on this thread.

:eek: That is messed up.
Forum: Water Heaters and Softeners 02-07-2016, 06:10 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,721
Posted By Mr_David
Does not mean they installed it. I often find...

Does not mean they installed it.
I often find stickers from others companies on heaters I have installed.
Forum: Water Heaters and Softeners 02-07-2016, 06:05 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,721
Posted By Mr_David
I agree 95%

I agree 95%
Forum: Drain and Sewer Cleaning 02-07-2016, 04:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 203
Posted By Mr_David
If it got to the base boards and was there for a...

If it got to the base boards and was there for a few days I would pull the boards and try treating with a diluted mixture of bleach and water before cutting out the drywall. That drywall will soak up...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 02-07-2016, 04:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 114
Posted By Mr_David
Welcome. there is a mixed bunch of regulars here...

Welcome. there is a mixed bunch of regulars here and new input from knowledgeable craftsman are welcome.

You moved around a lot. They run you out of town or were you just looking for greener...
Forum: Showers and Tubs 02-07-2016, 03:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 155
Posted By Mr_David
That's funny :D Glad someone solved it for you...

That's funny :D Glad someone solved it for you ;)

Like magic. post up a few picture. and BANG. Problem solved :cool:

Thanks for sharing your solution. Sorry, no one chimed in to help.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 02-07-2016, 03:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 219
Posted By Mr_David
So how can we help? You need to repair the...

So how can we help?

You need to repair the faucet. could be the washer on the diverter stem has fallen apart and pieces have probably got stuck in the ports inside the valve.
If you're not very...
Forum: General Discussion 02-06-2016, 09:14 PM
Replies: 2,670
Views: 73,319
Posted By Mr_David
Thanks I 'm glad no one got hurt with that tree...

Thanks
I 'm glad no one got hurt with that tree falling. We had some record winds last weekend and a lot of trees got blow over. Some on the famous Torrey Pines Golf coarse during the Farmers open....
Forum: Showers and Tubs 02-06-2016, 08:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 88
Posted By Mr_David
Take off the valve cover plate. Maybe someone can...

Take off the valve cover plate. Maybe someone can help if they can see the valve.
Forum: General Discussion 02-06-2016, 08:54 PM
Replies: 2,670
Views: 73,319
Posted By Mr_David
Then I had to go replace a sewage ejector pump. ...

Then I had to go replace a sewage ejector pump.
Thursday I had to clean this out and one pump was bad
Forum: General Discussion 02-06-2016, 08:46 PM
Replies: 2,670
Views: 73,319
Posted By Mr_David
I was sent with a new metal 22" stand with a 20"...

I was sent with a new metal 22" stand with a 20" space to set it in.:eek:
I modified the stand, extended the gas line, raised the water supplies, pushed up the transite vent, added a seismic strap,...
Forum: General Discussion 02-06-2016, 08:39 PM
Replies: 2,670
Views: 73,319
Posted By Mr_David
changed a 40 gal wtr htr yesterday. Existing ...

changed a 40 gal wtr htr yesterday.
Existing

In a garage
No stand.
vent not properly connected.
Forum: General Discussion 02-06-2016, 08:33 PM
Replies: 2,670
Views: 73,319
Posted By Mr_David
Yummy!! I'm not suppose to eat any of that...

Yummy!!
I'm not suppose to eat any of that High cholesterol stuff.
SHHHHH!!!!! I had 2 Chorizo and egg burritos for breakfast this morning. :D
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