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Posted in thread: Basement drain clogged on 08-21-2014 at 05:02 PM
I appreciate the suggestion for the compressed air approach. For the record, I have not used
any chemicals in the drain. However, I am untrained (in plumbing, compressed air, and a few
other things) a...
Posted in thread: Basement drain clogged on 06-24-2014 at 04:59 PM
I know you are cash strapped but I think you really need to call a plumber. If money is tight
see if you can find a plumber willing to work with you by setting up monthly payments.Tracy
Posted in thread: Weekly Unexplained Clogs on 06-03-2014 at 04:04 PM
No question your problem is the gasket. You need to get a sewer repair / replacment going. Make
sure it is inspected carefuly for the full length to the main so that you take care of any
Posted in thread: Banging Pipe Question on 06-03-2014 at 03:59 PM
Taking up the water pressure will only make the problem worse not better. The ball valves are
not the source of the problem. More likely the shut off valve you installed. Take the pressure
back down t...
Posted in thread: Basement drain clogged on 05-13-2014 at 05:09 PM
Snaking it is a potential solution for a clog created by something going down the drain. Given
this is a basement drain makes it sound like it is not being caused by something that got put
in it (unle...
Posted in thread: Washing machine drain causes toilet, tub and both sinks to overflow. on 04-22-2014 at 05:14 PM
You don't want to open yourself up to your landlord blaming you for this sewer problem or for
worsening the problem. In fact snaking the sewer line may not solve your problem. Plus if you
fix it then ...