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  • Posted in thread: Threading Pipe in Close Quarters? on 03-29-2015 at 03:26 PM
    Nice catch Frodo. I just pointed your statement out to him and after his dramatic pause, he
    said 'Oh, yeah, damn...didn't think about that." I stand corrected. Next time I'll ask one of
    the more "expe...

  • Posted in thread: Threading Pipe in Close Quarters? on 03-29-2015 at 01:37 PM
    I'm eliminating my incorrect suggestion to avoid any confusion from visitors looking for
    advice. See post to Frodo below.

  • Posted in thread: What did you do today? on 03-28-2015 at 11:24 PM
    I had a bunch of clogged toilet calls and they were filled with super huge turds. All different
    locations, but all turds like the size of my boot! What the hell?! Doesn't anybody poop when
    they're sup...

  • Posted in thread: Drain Flies on 03-28-2015 at 01:11 PM
    this is a typical set up under concrete for a tub. You may have lots of build up in the drain
    or hair which could also cause the loss of the trap seal. When you snake the drain, it's
    usually easiest t...

  • Posted in thread: Drain Flies on 03-28-2015 at 01:04 PM
    Trap seal simply refers to the water inside he trap of a fixture that keeps sewer gases from
    entering the home.

  • Posted in thread: Drain Flies on 03-26-2015 at 11:57 AM
    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 ca...

  • Posted in thread: Sink drains barely above main drain: do I worry about it? on 03-22-2015 at 06:30 PM
    Look, sorry about my snotty comment. In hindsight I was mostly reacting to SHR's response who,
    to my mind, lost the focus of the question, which was about the height of the waste outlet, not
    my or my ...

  • Posted in thread: Wood cracking sound from pipe expansion on 03-22-2015 at 06:19 PM
    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 be...

  • Posted in thread: ? re temporary water supply from neighbor via hose on 03-22-2015 at 04:35 PM
    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 during...

  • Posted in thread: No hot water since electricity meter change on 03-22-2015 at 01:51 PM
    Owners manual for your product, for your region, if it helps. Check page 14 for faults.

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