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Forum: General Plumbing Help Yesterday, 07:18 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By johnjh2o
It looks like an old Eljer. Here are some...

It looks like an old Eljer. Here are some pictures of the different types....
Forum: General Plumbing Help 09-16-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 112
Posted By johnjh2o
The floor drain needs to be vented or removed....

The floor drain needs to be vented or removed. The san tee at the base of the stack needs to be a Y and instead of using a fernco coupling a banded coupling would have been a better choice....
Forum: Showers and Tubs 09-15-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 77
Posted By johnjh2o
Must tub stoppages are hair. If that is true with...

Must tub stoppages are hair. If that is true with yours a zip strip should remove it.
http://zipitclean.com/
Forum: General Plumbing Help 09-04-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 280
Posted By johnjh2o
It looks like the hole in the joist is to low and...

It looks like the hole in the joist is to low and the trap is resting on top of the drywall.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 09-03-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 97
Posted By johnjh2o
Run a 3/4" main with 1/2" branches to each...

Run a 3/4" main with 1/2" branches to each fixture.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 09-03-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 126
Posted By johnjh2o
I would take phishfood's advice and use a shop...

I would take phishfood's advice and use a shop vac on it. That way it can be done without going into the attic.
Forum: Plumbing Tools and Equipment 09-02-2014, 10:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 164
Posted By johnjh2o
It's a pipe cutter not a tubing cutter. From what...

It's a pipe cutter not a tubing cutter. From what I remember a Ridgid cutter wheel will fit.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 09-01-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 458
Posted By johnjh2o
Toilet shouldn't rock. Was the flange screwed to...

Toilet shouldn't rock. Was the flange screwed to the floor?
Forum: General Discussion 08-31-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 139
Posted By johnjh2o
Sub metering in many areas is not allowed. It's...

Sub metering in many areas is not allowed. It's considered reselling a public utility.
Forum: Toilets and Sinks 08-27-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 122
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: 4
Views: 117
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: 122
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: 99
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: 13
Views: 261
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: 13
Views: 261
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: 160
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: 13
Views: 261
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: 256
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: 96
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: 96
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: 256
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: 616
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: 134
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: 118
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: 127
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".
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