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Posted in thread: Just another plumber on 01-21-2011 at 08:48 PM
Hi all for over 32 years I have been involved in the bathroom industry. Working firstly on the
tools and then Retail and Wholesale sides of the industry, as a trained Plumber Many things
have changed ...
Posted in thread: Smell from Multiples Fixtures on 01-20-2011 at 09:05 PM
Is the smell there all the time, is it now only coming from one item?
Posted in thread: Compression fitting on 01-20-2011 at 09:00 PM
If its a soft Aluminium pipe like car break lines, then as long as the olive on the pipe slips
on hand tight and not lose then by tighting the nut it will compress the olive into the joint.
Posted in thread: Radiator Doesn't Quite Fit Valve on 01-19-2011 at 09:09 PM
for a long term answer you need to get that collar out of the radiator, you will never find
adaptor they are 100's of valve manufactures and they tend to use slightly different nut sizes
to force you ...
Posted in thread: shower clunking when toilet flushed on 01-19-2011 at 08:52 PM
You are probably right, If snow has blocked the vent pipe then a vacuum is being caused. when
you flush the toilet you are releasing a large amount of water through a large pipe. this
causes a back su...
Posted in thread: Shower knob screw stripped on 01-19-2011 at 08:42 PM
Is the cap you removed from the top of the handle or the side? If its on the top and you can
see the screw and it turns but does not come off, then try gently pulling the handle off as you
Posted in thread: tub P trap in a tight space? on 01-19-2011 at 08:33 PM
is there enough length of pipe between the bath and soil pipe to fit a running trap