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Forum: General Plumbing Help 03-26-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 181
Posted By Caduceus
I would flush all of the drains thoroughly with...

I would flush all of the drains thoroughly with cold water for quite a while, then continue to have water running during the process of snaking the drains. If a belly or break is suspected, I would...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 03-22-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 362
Posted By Caduceus
Excellent idea. When a general contractor or...

Excellent idea. When a general contractor or kitchen/bath guy includes plumbing in their work, the customer usually ends up with what you show in your pictures.
It's a good thing, seriously, that...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 03-22-2015, 06:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 84
Posted By Caduceus
Doing repairs in a condo could be a bit tricky...

Doing repairs in a condo could be a bit tricky especially since your neighbor's plumbing use is affecting your piece of mind. I would start by consulting the condo association because yours may not...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 03-22-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 91
Posted By Caduceus
It's not putting stress on their system. Having...

It's not putting stress on their system. Having two homes run off of one service as you described, creates more demand from the fixtures and both of you may experience lower pressure and volume...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 03-22-2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 98
Posted By Caduceus
Owners manual for your product, for your region,...

Owners manual for your product, for your region, if it helps. Check page 14 for faults.
http://www.advancedwater.co.uk/STOMEMO/A540-088-2100/Santon%20Premier%20Plus%20Installation%20Guide.pdf
Forum: Plumbing Products 03-22-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 375
Posted By Caduceus
I gotta add that I never understood how these...

I gotta add that I never understood how these sprayers gained such popularity so fast with what I consider the biggest draw back of the entire set up. Cold water. There is no way to temper the water...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 03-22-2015, 01:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 181
Posted By Caduceus
Even with p-traps on each fixture sewer flies can...

Even with p-traps on each fixture sewer flies can get in your home. The flies and their larvae feast on organic material in the pipes or septic system and can sometimes be seen in p-traps that are...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 03-15-2015, 10:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 152
Posted By Caduceus
So is this considered problem discovered and...

So is this considered problem discovered and solved?lol.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 03-15-2015, 02:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 152
Posted By Caduceus
When you close the hot only, does the cold stay...

When you close the hot only, does the cold stay cold?
Also, some background helps. Did the fixture ever work okay before this problem? Is this a new home or just new to you (just purchased)? Have...
Forum: General Discussion 03-15-2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 2,068
Views: 42,844
Posted By Caduceus
I was on a gator freighter on the east coast for...

I was on a gator freighter on the east coast for 2 years with about 18 months of accumulated sea time, but never got my shell back or blue nose. I'm very jealous. Looks like a good time at the...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 03-08-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 112
Posted By Caduceus
In your top photo is a stop valve before the...

In your top photo is a stop valve before the meter. it is a 1/4 turn valve with the hole that will line up when shut off to insert a padlock. Using an adjustable crescent wrench will work turning it...
Forum: Drain and Sewer Cleaning 03-08-2015, 06:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 208
Posted By Caduceus
Nice to hear it worked out for you. Remember that...

Nice to hear it worked out for you. Remember that disposals are primarily for small scraps rinsed off of dinnerware after the food has been scraped into the garbage can. They were never designed for...
Forum: Drain and Sewer Cleaning 03-07-2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 208
Posted By Caduceus
Yeah, definitely not the vent and it looks as...

Yeah, definitely not the vent and it looks as though there is not vent in the pictures after the drum trap anyways. So let's replay this again. You left the cap off of the drum trap and ran water in...
Forum: Showers and Tubs 03-01-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 144
Posted By Caduceus
When setting up dual showers with multiple heads,...

When setting up dual showers with multiple heads, pressure balanced valves and body sprays volume and pressure are important, especially adding on to an existing shower. Size of the pipes to...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 03-01-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 152
Posted By Caduceus
Oh, now that you put it that way, forget what I...

Oh, now that you put it that way, forget what I said before. It's a Delta.
Forum: Drain and Sewer Cleaning 03-01-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 190
Posted By Caduceus
I think what Mr. David was implying was that...

I think what Mr. David was implying was that maybe just going to the store and buying a decent plunger would be the best start. For $8-$15 you could give it a go instead of paying maybe a minimum $60...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 03-01-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 152
Posted By Caduceus
A picture is needed. For the best chance of...

A picture is needed. For the best chance of identifying it, remove the trim cover plate, handle and take a picture, then remove the cartridge and take side, bottom and top view pictures.
Forum: Showers and Tubs 02-28-2015, 11:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 144
Posted By Caduceus
Has this been a problem since the day the new...

Has this been a problem since the day the new shower was added or did it work fine for a while, then start acting up?
What you are describing sounds like a problem with the equalizing of pressure...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 02-28-2015, 09:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 437
Posted By Caduceus
I'm not going to guarantee either way that there...

I'm not going to guarantee either way that there is a 100% chance that your sink will corrode. The manufacturer said that it is safe for metals. I am relaying my experiences and practices so that you...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 02-27-2015, 05:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 206
Posted By Caduceus
If the plumber removed it, he should remount it....

If the plumber removed it, he should remount it. If somebody else removed it, he may not be obligated. It sounds to me like the screws for the sides or top of the framing were not put back in. If the...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 02-27-2015, 03:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 437
Posted By Caduceus
To clarify, unless specified by the manufacturer...

To clarify, unless specified by the manufacturer as safe on metals, most silicone adhesives are acid curing and will corrode metals. If specifically stated as safe or referred to as a "neutral...
Forum: General Discussion 02-22-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 2,068
Views: 42,844
Posted By Caduceus
I would really like to get this finished this...

I would really like to get this finished this week. It's tough doing projects and service...the projects usually suffer for it.
Forum: Showers and Tubs 02-21-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 113
Posted By Caduceus
Delta and Moen are not interchangeable.

Delta and Moen are not interchangeable.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 02-21-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 101
Posted By Caduceus
A thick layer of straw on the surrounding ground...

A thick layer of straw on the surrounding ground could also keep it warmer on below zero nights.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 02-21-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 437
Posted By Caduceus
I would be more concerned if it was 100% silicone...

I would be more concerned if it was 100% silicone or siliconized latex. 100% silicone should not be used where it contacts metals as it is corrosive. The siliconized latex caulking (like DAP Kitchen...
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