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Posted in thread: Water meter keeps running - no water used on 12-11-2013 at 05:24 PM
Save yourself some grief, and many unneeded holes, and pay for an expert to help you diagnose
where the leak is coming from. My leak eventually cost me $5,000, but if I knew exactly where
the leak was...
Posted in thread: Slow leak in toilet tank on 12-11-2013 at 05:20 PM
I'm guessing the chain is too tight, or the flapper seal is messed up. I'd recommend placing a
weight on the flapper and letting it sit overnight to see if this is where the water is
Posted in thread: What did you do today? on 12-11-2013 at 05:14 PM
Most toilet flanges are not exact, so a good wax seal is your best bet to make things right.
Caulking is fine, but only caulk the three sides (the sides you can see) so if there is a wax
Posted in thread: What are these components? on 12-11-2013 at 04:05 PM
Crud in your pipes follow the path of least resistance. Assuming your shower allows water to
flow faster than most appliances inside your home, the crud will follow. I'd recommend removing
Posted in thread: Maytag replacement parts on 12-11-2013 at 03:44 PM
I apologize for the lack of responses here. If you have further questions, please contact our
friends at House Repair Talk, where there are appliance repair experts on site to help you.
Posted in thread: What did you do today? on 12-11-2013 at 03:33 PM
The big box stores (Home Depot and Lowes) both sell insulated flooring barriers, and even saw
Thermafoil at my local HD. The most common seen is the Styrofoam type. Regarding the toilet, my
Posted in thread: Compressing/pressurizing water on 12-11-2013 at 03:20 PM
SB,By all means, but please check the math. At my older age, I believe I placed a decimal point
incorrectly in one figure. Remember, it was from my memory, and my math has become a tad fuzzy.
Posted in thread: A couple pics of my work. on 12-11-2013 at 02:43 AM
Is this something that was sort of anticipated (and why a test was conducted) or was it a
failure where the big boss is going to frown on your work?
Posted in thread: Water meter keeps running - no water used on 12-10-2013 at 11:09 PM
Sounds like you have an underground leak somewhere. Many times you will notice moist soil or a
large accumulation of efflorescence in or around concrete, such as what is seen in the picture
Posted in thread: What did you do today? on 12-10-2013 at 11:00 PM
Well, I asked when I could get a new knee and he said...right now. Boy, did my butt pucker! He
then said he would get authorization and his scheduling nurse would be calling me whenever the