Last Activity:07-25-2016 12:45 PM
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Posted in thread: Need a permit to install backflow preventer? on 07-20-2016 at 12:12 PM
A backflow device is required by the water compan.....oh, nevermind. Just noticed this was
already addressed. My bad.:o
Posted in thread: Need help in identifying this one on 07-20-2016 at 12:08 PM
Parrot. Do you have anything original to add?Just looked this one up online. It's a Picote
setup. Never used one but at least I know what it is now.
Posted in thread: expansion tank on 07-20-2016 at 12:05 PM
Must have caught us during a lull. You can sweat on a tee and attach the tank directly to it if
you're doing some soldering anyways. Having a ball valve installed on the cold supply before
the tee wil...
Posted in thread: Leak at hvac condensate on 07-19-2016 at 12:21 PM
If you cover, plug or seal any other openings except for the openings on both sides, you can
try blowing compressed air through the pipe to remove the organic build up in the pipe.
Clearing it from co...
Posted in thread: in need of Michigan plumbing knowledge on 07-18-2016 at 12:26 PM
I was considering moving to Georgia a few years ago until I got my present job. What I did,
then, was look up a few plumbing companies in the area and called them until I found a business
owner who wa...
Posted in thread: No draining but no blockage??? on 06-28-2016 at 05:59 PM
sometimes,depend by the model of the siphon,the vertical pipe can slide inside the bottle for
do siphon..if this pipe is too long,can create problems with little dirt..now,I dont know the
brand of you...
Posted in thread: Brass for drinking water? on 06-22-2016 at 12:45 PM
I would personally spend a few bucks and get a new ball valve with is designed for water use.As
I read through the thread, I hadn't noticed that the issue of the valve being for use on gas
lines and n...
Posted in thread: turning off water to toilet on 06-22-2016 at 12:30 PM
That stop may have been installed in the rental intentionally so that the owner or management
can be called for service to deter residents from tampering with the fixtures or trying their
Posted in thread: HELP adding a disposal to a septic system on 06-22-2016 at 12:20 PM
Most modern septic systems have all drainage go to the septic tank, but in older homes and in
some modern homes you may find that only the soil water (black water)from toilets goes into the
Posted in thread: Basement Floor Drain Issues on 06-15-2016 at 06:24 PM
Easy now, killer...this is a place of learning. I'm very uneducated and resemble that remark.