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Forum: General Plumbing Help 07-26-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 177
Posted By Caduceus
I didn't wrap my head around your first post...my...

I didn't wrap my head around your first post...my apologies. The gas fired Whirlpool water heater that requires a 120v circuit with a pre installed electric anode should be fine. I saw where your...
Forum: Toilets and Sinks 07-26-2015, 05:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 48
Posted By Caduceus
I don't immediately recognize the brand of...

I don't immediately recognize the brand of faucet, but to start you can look into the little red and blue dot indicators on the handles and see if they can be popped out to reveal a screw.
Forum: Water Heaters and Softeners 07-25-2015, 08:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 211
Posted By Caduceus
We use these portable snow melting mats on the...

We use these portable snow melting mats on the campus for trouble areas. You can get them in a variety of sizes. Most I've seen here are 3'x5'. They are durable, like the mats you see walking into...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 07-25-2015, 08:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 177
Posted By Caduceus
The square footage isn't important if you are...

The square footage isn't important if you are using the water heater for just the plumbing fixtures. KULTULZ may not have seen your other thread where you show the gas fired tank. An electric water...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 07-25-2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 92
Posted By Caduceus
Sounds like you have a clog in the piping. You...

Sounds like you have a clog in the piping. You might be getting some relief to the toilet branch when plunging the sink if the sink is s-trapped or has an automatic plumbing vent attached to it. You...
Forum: Plumbing Products 07-23-2015, 06:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,102
Posted By Caduceus
That's why I never understand the popularity of...

That's why I never understand the popularity of hand-held bidet attachments to the cold water supply only.
Forum: Water Heaters and Softeners 07-19-2015, 12:58 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 565
Posted By Caduceus
When I was in the Navy and at the helm of the...

When I was in the Navy and at the helm of the ship, we knew which way was port and starboard cuz if you were ordered 'port' and you turned starboard, the officer of the deck would say "Your other...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 07-17-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 274
Posted By Caduceus
Let's not forget that most plumbers do NOT charge...

Let's not forget that most plumbers do NOT charge the thermal expansion tank to match the house pressure. This may give the impression that the thermal expansion is remedied, but instead over extends...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 07-12-2015, 02:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 174
Posted By Caduceus
As john said, seems like a classic example of a...

As john said, seems like a classic example of a pipe expanding in a wood stud or joist. It can happen with water lines and drain lines.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 07-12-2015, 02:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 233
Posted By Caduceus
Usually the cost to the suppliers from the...

Usually the cost to the suppliers from the manufacturer is based on volume of the order. That will effect the wholesale cost to retailers and plumbers who also get pricing based on volume or total...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 07-11-2015, 10:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 148
Posted By Caduceus
Looks like a Gerberit waste and overflow to me....

Looks like a Gerberit waste and overflow to me. They all do look very similar, though.
Forum: Plumbing Building Code 07-11-2015, 09:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 196
Posted By Caduceus
Related gas pressure could be a reference to the...

Related gas pressure could be a reference to the over all gas piping system pressure. 0.4 psi is 11 inches of water column. Tankless water heaters can consume a fair amount of fuel and if other...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 07-10-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 138
Posted By Caduceus
Moen cartridge removal

Moen cartridge removal
Forum: Plumbing Tools and Equipment 07-05-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 185
Posted By Caduceus
It's more for sewer mains 6" and larger with...

It's more for sewer mains 6" and larger with manhole access. I'm sure there is a small township sewer authority that would love to buy it cheap, but I don't plan on doing any sewer main mapping,...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 07-05-2015, 05:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 161
Posted By Caduceus
I depends on where you live and the regulations...

I depends on where you live and the regulations established by the purveyor (utility company).
Locally, for me, there will be a curb valve before any outside or inside meter and water service. The...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 06-29-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 238
Posted By Caduceus
Yes you have it right. Connect to the sewer...

Yes you have it right. Connect to the sewer before the house trap, not after.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 06-28-2015, 12:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 238
Posted By Caduceus
No, the discharge from the ejector is considered...

No, the discharge from the ejector is considered part of the building drain and should connect before the house trap. The house trap separates the building sewer and sewer main from the building...
Forum: Pumps and Wells 06-27-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 193
Posted By Caduceus
We have an abundance of artesian wells around...

We have an abundance of artesian wells around here. They flow and have more pressure than a pumped well that is supplied by water table. some will bubble up like a drinking fountain and produce a...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 06-21-2015, 11:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 260
Posted By Caduceus
I don't understand your question. Why don't you...

I don't understand your question. Why don't you explain what's going on and maybe we can help you .
Forum: General Plumbing Help 06-21-2015, 01:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 260
Posted By Caduceus
Tower drains are usually a specialty item that...

Tower drains are usually a specialty item that need to be ordered, but are also serviceable unless they're really wrecked. I'm having issues uploading pictures so check out this link. It could get...
Forum: General Discussion 06-20-2015, 08:39 PM
Replies: 2,373
Views: 54,404
Posted By Caduceus
It was all marked out by "Dig Alert" we had just...

It was all marked out by "Dig Alert" we had just said we need to stop and dig this out by hand when he found it.[/QUOTE]

I just found out that I missed out on a doozie last week while on vacation....
Forum: Toilets and Sinks 06-20-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 312
Posted By Caduceus
If you need an exact match without all of the...

If you need an exact match without all of the work of changing the flush valve, maybe you can find help for your Mancesa toilet at Ceralux.
1.888.CERALUX(237.2589)
It's worth a shot, right?
Forum: General Plumbing Help 06-20-2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 260
Posted By Caduceus
Is this a recent photo from your home or an image...

Is this a recent photo from your home or an image that is similar to what you have?
Forum: General Plumbing Help 06-20-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 183
Posted By Caduceus
I thought that you had stated you bought a new...

I thought that you had stated you bought a new shank and had not installed it yet. My advice was to check the screw securing the washer to the shank before installing.
If you installed the new shank...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 06-20-2015, 12:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 183
Posted By Caduceus
Water leaking from the spout is a worn washer at...

Water leaking from the spout is a worn washer at the end of the shank. The new shank should have a new washer already on it, just check that the screw is not loose before installing.
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