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Posted in thread: Single shower knob, but water starts and stops during turning? on 11-21-2015 at 07:38 PM
A link that may offer some assistance. The third FAQ sounds like the problem you are having. I
would opt for a new cartridge instead of cleaning it with vinegar.
Posted in thread: Why to drain lines at kitchen sink on 11-21-2015 at 01:51 PM
The upper "drain" could also be intended as a cleanout.
Posted in thread: Going from 1" to 3/4" back to 1" on 11-20-2015 at 07:50 PM
It's also important to consider the number and type of fixtures in the building to determine if
the demand will effect the over all volume.
Posted in thread: Going from 1" to 3/4" back to 1" on 11-20-2015 at 02:46 PM
Keep everything 1". By decreasing the pipe size you will decrease the volume. You will simply
have 3/4" volume in a 1" piping system and volume drops could occur while using multiple
Posted in thread: Old-style bathroom fixture leaking badly on 11-14-2015 at 04:24 PM
"Additions, alterations or repairs shall not cause and existing system to become unsafe,
insanitary or overloaded." needs to be properly interpreted.In this situation, the repair is
not causing the ex...
Posted in thread: Gas line Bonding on 11-12-2015 at 01:12 PM
Guidelines for bonding gas lines.
Posted in thread: Water hammer and foghorn sound on 11-07-2015 at 02:23 PM
If it is happening to multiple fixtures throughout the house, on both hot and cold faucets, you
may also be having an issue with your pressure regulator (if there is on on the water service).
Posted in thread: Math Question for Plumbing Nerds on 10-19-2015 at 12:28 PM
Thanks for the input guys. I have tried many times in the past to explain to the engineer that
designed this relief system why it hasn't worked and can't make any headway with him. This was
seen as a ...
Posted in thread: Math Question for Plumbing Nerds on 10-17-2015 at 06:48 PM
I have a slab of concrete 100 ft x 20 ft that builds up storm water underneath and tends to
lift the slab at its weakest points. So a 6" diameter pipe is inserted vertically through the
concrete into ...
Posted in thread: DWV design guidance needed on 10-15-2015 at 06:43 PM
Just out of curiosity, are you building this house for yourself or for somebody else?