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Posted in thread: Toto Vs Sloan flushometer? on 11-26-2015 at 02:44 PM
Sloan makes auto flush valves as well. The Optima are okay but can be troublesome at times.
Posted in thread: Toto Vs Sloan flushometer? on 11-26-2015 at 02:40 PM
Sloan is your best bet. The manual ones even better. I have been servicing them for over 30
yrs. Easy to rebuild.Not familiar with TOTO.The American Standard Automatic valves are a
Posted in thread: What is leaking? HELP! on 11-26-2015 at 02:20 PM
call the store, tell them to send someone to fix the toilet.You would be surprised on how much
water will accumulate from a small drip gone unchecked. Dang nab-it. FRODO. Now you have me
doing it. Res...
Posted in thread: Leaking washer machine faucet on 11-26-2015 at 01:47 AM
I have not seen that particular valve before but boxed valves like that are usually a
preassembled unit. they just attach the box to the wall and connect water below before the
drywall is installed.So...
Posted in thread: kitchen sink drain still blocked after drano and snake on 11-26-2015 at 01:40 AM
That black stuff on your snake is just decayed food and oily residue.That's normal for kitchen
drains. Lavatory sinks are worse.Usually a foul smelling paste from the toothpaste and , creams
and make ...
Posted in thread: Frozen cartridge issue on 11-26-2015 at 01:19 AM
Does the stem turn on and off?Make sure the valve is open.You say a socket still grabs the top
of the bonnet.If it slips try a gator socket.have you tried using a long breaker bar handle or
Posted in thread: Relocating shower drain & raising toilet drain on 11-25-2015 at 05:05 AM
That's not the closet bend I suggested. Use a street closet bend.The part sticking up through
the floor is the same outside diameter as 4" pipe.use a flange that slides onto it. NOT INTO
Posted in thread: Leaking Sewer Line on 11-25-2015 at 04:42 AM
I have made temporary repairs with a little plumbers putty and duct tape.Not sure if JB Weld
will stick to wet surface.What ever you try can't hurt.Just don't use silicone. I likes clean
dry surfaces ...
Posted in thread: What's next? Please advise! on 11-25-2015 at 04:30 AM
:confused: Did you remove anything other than the handle?What brass clip are you referring to?I
would think the chrome sleeve would just twist off.
Posted in thread: Tub LEAKING under carpet on 11-25-2015 at 04:25 AM
My wife took a bath in our bath tub last night, .9943 but what about water on the wall running
down?Old rotten or loose overflow gaskets are the most common leaks from bath tubs. I fill the
tub half w...