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Forum: General Plumbing Help Today, 02:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 54
Posted By Mr_David
You should always screw Plastic male fittings...

You should always screw Plastic male fittings into metal female fitting.
Use brass or copper instead of steel. Some areas steel is commonly used but not here we use steel for gas, not water.
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Forum: General Plumbing Help Today, 02:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 51
Posted By Mr_David
I can see where this can be a handy tool. Maybe,...

I can see where this can be a handy tool. Maybe, Just maybe I get a call for sewer odors 2 or 3 times a year. Most of them end up being dried out floor drains
We have a couple Sewer/Jetter ...
Forum: Drain and Sewer Cleaning Yesterday, 01:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 140
Posted By Mr_David
:eek: FERNCOs ... GUY used ferncos... :( ...

:eek: FERNCOs ... GUY used ferncos... :(

They'll work but not recommended for that kind of repair. They will on horizontal connection and the pipe will sag and misalign.
best to use banded...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 06-28-2015, 05:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 193
Posted By Mr_David
Try attaching photos again. There was a serve...

Try attaching photos again. There was a serve change and I the photo attachment glitches has been fixed.

WOW over $3k for that. :eek:
Forum: Showers and Tubs 06-28-2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 71
Posted By Mr_David
What is your water pressure. You can buy a gauge...

What is your water pressure. You can buy a gauge or about $10
Forum: Drain and Sewer Cleaning 06-28-2015, 05:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 140
Posted By Mr_David
Can you post a picture of what he replaced. Can...

Can you post a picture of what he replaced. Can give you an opinion if it was done correctly or not so at least you know if you got your money's worth.
Forum: Drain and Sewer Cleaning 06-28-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 140
Posted By Mr_David
I would say you where fortunate enough that he...

I would say you where fortunate enough that he had the equipment and all the material needed to complete the job in one trip.
He did travel 1.5hrs oneway and another 1.5 going home. T
hat is...
Forum: General Discussion 06-28-2015, 04:43 PM
Replies: 2,308
Views: 51,458
Posted By Mr_David
Glad to hear he's doing better. That is...

Glad to hear he's doing better. That is unfortunate that you have to go see him after something tragic has happen.
Forum: General Discussion 06-28-2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 2,308
Views: 51,458
Posted By Mr_David
I crawled under a flooded house on Thursday and...

I crawled under a flooded house on Thursday and fixed a leaking water line. Frickin' J hooks.
Lost my phone in the MUD. :mad::mad:
Found it, but it wouldn't talk to me anymore. :mad::mad:
Took it...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 06-28-2015, 04:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 76
Posted By Mr_David
That part you pulled off is just the inside of...

That part you pulled off is just the inside of the plastic handle. instead of make the plastic handle one piece it used that metal insert so the part that attaches to the stem would be more durable....
Forum: General Plumbing Help 06-27-2015, 05:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 366
Posted By Mr_David
UK seems to have more stringent code requirements...

UK seems to have more stringent code requirements and stricter enforcements of those codes. That can be a good thing. I see a lot of bad and unsafe installation of things that just make me kringe...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 06-27-2015, 04:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 366
Posted By Mr_David
I agree with ChrisM on many and most points he...

I agree with ChrisM on many and most points he has made. Yeah his comments can be a bit long. But I never read anything that he suggested he was calling anyone stupid, just inexperienced as the OP...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 06-26-2015, 10:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 366
Posted By Mr_David
We loose a lot of business because my employer...

We loose a lot of business because my employer often takes a stance on not what is code and required but on the quality of work that he wants to do.
Forum: General Discussion 06-26-2015, 09:58 PM
Replies: 2,308
Views: 51,458
Posted By Mr_David
Where you going? to lazy to back track posts to...

Where you going? to lazy to back track posts to find out.


Wife and I are headed for Spartanburg, South Carolina at the end of July.
Going to see if I can find a good deal on a Confederate...
Forum: General Discussion 06-26-2015, 09:44 PM
Replies: 2,308
Views: 51,458
Posted By Mr_David
OK. The water wasn't the problem. It was 2" and...

OK.
The water wasn't the problem. It was 2" and 3" electrical conduit and an 8" transit water main right at the end of the run that was making it tough to get grade.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 06-26-2015, 09:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 92
Posted By Mr_David
Yes you probably can. Do not use the vent for...

Yes you probably can. Do not use the vent for shower drain if it's in that common wall for the for a waste line of the sink.
You will need a 2" waste line or bigger to tie into drain system.
If...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 06-26-2015, 09:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 97
Posted By Mr_David
On septic? Maybe one it sewage and the other is...

On septic?
Maybe one it sewage and the other is gray water.
maybe gray water is recycled to irrigate something.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 06-26-2015, 09:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 366
Posted By Mr_David
Hey CHRISM, I saw this post and thought of you. ...

Hey CHRISM, I saw this post and thought of you.
I see you are still keeping a eye open on us although I don't see you much.
I knew you would have a good answer for this guy.

I tried to reply...
Forum: Showers and Tubs 06-26-2015, 08:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 69
Posted By Mr_David
Not to familiar with steam baths but I have seen...

Not to familiar with steam baths but I have seen a couple showers that had steam generators built into them. Parts wise I'm thinking the only thing you may need parts for down the road is for the...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 06-26-2015, 08:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 130
Posted By Mr_David
Correct me if I am wrong. Water from an R.O....

Correct me if I am wrong. Water from an R.O. system must use a plastic tubing and not copper.
I heard somewhere that the water is so clean and void of most minerals that it will deteriorate the...
Forum: Toilets and Sinks 06-26-2015, 08:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 92
Posted By Mr_David
No that is a sanitary tee. a combo is a wye and...

No that is a sanitary tee. a combo is a wye and an 1/8th bend all in 1 fitting.
It has a longer sweep. It's more of a directional fitting required when joining a horizontal drain to a horizontal...
Forum: Toilets and Sinks 06-25-2015, 04:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 92
Posted By Mr_David
Look for a Proflex banded coupling or a mission...

Look for a Proflex banded coupling or a mission banded coupling
You can get them to fit plastic on one end and copper on the other.

use a PVC combo fitting (look it up if you don't know what...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 06-25-2015, 02:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 233
Posted By Mr_David
If the water is NOT flowing for awhile and in a...

If the water is NOT flowing for awhile and in a room that is 120 it will eventually heat up the water sitting in the pipes. That water being heated will expand and increase pipe pressure if no one is...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 06-25-2015, 02:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 147
Posted By Mr_David
Thanks for the update.

Thanks for the update.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 06-24-2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 273
Posted By Mr_David
use a 45 and swing the p-trap to 5 o'clock or...

use a 45 and swing the p-trap to 5 o'clock or maybe even to 2 O'clock. if you use a 1/16th bend.
I see you have an issue with a French drain there.

you will have issue down the road when you need...
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