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Posted in thread: Advise for circulation pump aquastat on return line on 05-01-2014 at 04:52 AM
Your recirc system should be set up on a timer only. There are problems with aquastats.
Posted in thread: Shower water runs full blast with (Delta) cartridge installed or not on 12-09-2011 at 04:45 AM
You should just put a volume control cartridge in the valve body instead of a temp control
only. Heck i did'nt even know that Delta made universal valve bodies like this, but then again
i normally use...
Posted in thread: Sewer smell ????? on 06-17-2010 at 03:32 AM
Well i finally met with the head sewer guy,apartment manager,and the resident from one of the
smelly apartments (i still could'nt smell anything).You are right about the Public works guy.He
was very h...
Posted in thread: Sewer smell ????? on 06-02-2010 at 06:43 AM
Well they cancelled on me today.Apparently a timing conflict for one of the residents.However,
i did contact Public Works Sewer Department and they are sending a crew out tomorrow.They
Posted in thread: Sewer smell ????? on 05-29-2010 at 02:39 AM
Hmmm. Okay thanks for the tips.I was thinking the same thing about it being a city sewer main,
but the traps would still have to be dry in order for the smell to come through.I will run a
snake into t...
Posted in thread: Sewer smell ????? on 05-28-2010 at 04:48 AM
I have this ongoing issue with a new client.A two story apartment complex with two downstairs
residents complaining of a sewer smell coming fom their fixtures.I checked one residence and
found the tra...
Posted in thread: timandme on 02-21-2010 at 09:18 PM
It could be easier if you get lucky and find a 2" drain pipe in the wall at the proposed new
location of the washer.Then you can cut in a wye or a comby and just worry about proper
Posted in thread: Shut off valve on 02-21-2010 at 03:57 AM
What i believe you are refering to is a pressure ballancing valve or sometimes called an
isolation valve.These are mandatory in multi-family dwellings here in California.This allows
the valve to be se...
Posted in thread: Water Meter Going Backward on 02-20-2010 at 05:45 AM
I dont see how it could pull water from the source and also through the other meter,unless you
have a booster pump on one system and/or an open faucet or a leak on your other system.Two
check valves (...
Posted in thread: California Plumber on 02-13-2010 at 02:13 AM
I stumbled onto your forum and decided to stop in and learn something.It seems that i could
never know it all in the field of plumbing.Thanks.