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Posted in thread: hot water at hose faucet on 04-26-2017 at 12:08 AM
A mixing valve Tub/shower or single handle faucet can sometimes bypass through the faucet with
out having to open the faucet. Old style Moen valves have a history of that occurring.It is
more apt to o...
Posted in thread: Hot Water handle on Tub broke off on 04-25-2017 at 01:46 PM
Price Pfister. Did you remove the screw from the stem?Take handle off turn the cap nut on the
stem down over the coarse threads on the stem. then screw the cap nut back into the faucet.
once the cap n...
Posted in thread: Finding model # for thermostatic cartridge on 04-25-2017 at 01:38 PM
Sorry! I can't help with this. Not a clue. Good luck.
Posted in thread: Just had a new water heater installed... on 04-22-2017 at 01:43 AM
I don't see any dielectric unions. Tempering valve a requirement there?Do you run your heater
excessively hot and then temper it down to give you more hot water?Very uncommon here ,is why I
ask. They ...
Posted in thread: Need angle stop 1/2 Cu in, 1/2 MIP out on 04-22-2017 at 01:11 AM
Common 1/2" copper tube is actually 5/8" Look for 5/8 compressionHD calls them1/2 in. Nominal
Compression Inlet ( 5/8 O.D. Compression )x 7/16 in. and 1/2 in. O.D. Slip-Joint Outlet.This
will take a "...
Posted in thread: Removing Cast from Hub on 04-20-2017 at 04:04 AM
Top of stack is two elbows feeding into one vertical pipeRight out of the elbow is a cast
fitting with two smaller copper drains going into the sides.Your terminology is hard to
picture. Maybe you're...
Posted in thread: No hub cast iron Imperfect vent connection on 04-19-2017 at 12:58 PM
a couple question. Are you required to use cast iron pipe. after all that with the p-trap and
vent, where does the pipe go I see a 90 turned down at the end. Does it turn again and change
Posted in thread: ABS Drain Pipe Deterioration and Repair on 04-19-2017 at 12:34 PM
I have never seen DETERIORATED ABS pipe. Cracked YES. Rust is from the wire maybe OR the pipe
is cracked.If the pipe is cracked right at the hub of the fitting sticking up out of the
concrete, you mig...
Posted in thread: 4 3 Closet bend flush with concrete on 04-15-2017 at 03:22 PM
You're going to want the top of the closet flange flush with the finished floor.use 4"
street/spigot x 3" hub closet bend. wrap the outside of the spigot with so some foam or bubble
wrap. Then after y...
Posted in thread: Help with sink shut off valves on 04-13-2017 at 05:27 AM
Go buy a supply and try it.I fell out of my chair trying to orientate the view.:)You can
replace them. Looks like they are just screwed onto 1/2 IPS nipples coming out of the wall