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01-03-2014 10:26 AM

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  • Posted in thread: determining the cause of hot water issue on 01-03-2014 at 03:24 PM
    Going to presume you have a 2 handle shower fixture and not a single handle unit.Try shutting
    cold water supply to the Water heater. then turn on the hot shower valve and see if any water
    comes out.Ma...

  • Posted in thread: What are these components? on 12-11-2013 at 01:41 PM
    It is a tempering valve. mixes cold to hot water when the hot water system is to hot to safely
    use for showers. middle line mixed going to shower. If your water temp is not to hot 125F or
    and you have...

  • Posted in thread: Sewer 3" Cleanout pipe, but plug is 1 3/4" Would like to convert on 12-11-2013 at 01:29 PM
    That is not a 3" pipe , but only a 2" you are looking at the hub of a lead joint fitting. Also
    not a clean out for the main line , to small. Probably just a lateral 2" line for a sink or
    laundry drain

  • Posted in thread: running out of ideas, kitchen sink clog on 12-11-2013 at 01:19 PM
    No! putty and silicon will not seal that leak. You are correct it will just worm it's way
    around. Time for a new disposal.

  • Posted in thread: What's this plumbing piece? on 12-04-2013 at 01:38 AM
    Is this the tub spout? Got the number off the box in your picture. I don't see that part in the
    spec sheet. Do you have any more pictures of the spout, specifically the inlet end that goes
    against the...

  • Posted in thread: Sump Pump Question on 11-08-2013 at 03:05 AM
    could be the water level stopped rising because that was the level of the ground water.

  • Posted in thread: Anyone know what this is???? on 11-08-2013 at 02:59 AM
    usually that type of back up may have occurred while someone was cleaning a drain. Possibly a
    neighbor, that is if you have common drains with another unit.Cabling a drain stirs up the
    sludge and sedi...

  • Posted in thread: No hot water out of my bathroom tap. Why, oh, why? on 11-08-2013 at 02:53 AM
    I agree with john The flood safety supply is probably causing the thunk you hear as it closes
    off the supply.

  • Posted in thread: Weeping Solder Joint on 11-04-2013 at 05:37 PM
    PS I'm back ,,,, I'll try to stop in more often. :)

  • Posted in thread: Weeping Solder Joint on 11-04-2013 at 05:35 PM
    Best to take it apart , clean it and solder it again Solder joint leaks are often caused by
    burning the flux, to much heat on one side while soldering. If the flux is burned it won't take
    the solder. ...

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