Last Activity:12-12-2013 5:11 PM
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Posted in thread: Frozen sewer vent pipe. Can I safely... on 12-10-2013 at 04:01 PM
What size vent pipe do you have. In cold climates the vent line should be increased to at least
3" one foot above and below the roof. some frost partials will till appear in the vent but when
Posted in thread: Should I fire my plumber? Crooked Pipes, sloppy welds, please see pictures. on 12-07-2013 at 08:49 PM
Although it's not very professional looking I don't see any real problems. The worst looking
line coming through the floor appears to be for the toilet, that will be cut off at the floor
level for the...
Posted in thread: Soldering delta 1400 valve on 12-07-2013 at 10:19 AM
If it's not leaking now I'd say the joints are OK. However I would be concerned that solder has
gotten into the valve body. When we run into that situation we replace the entire valve body.
With the a...
Posted in thread: Fast food workers on strike. on 12-06-2013 at 10:17 PM
They probably don't realize that 15 will be the next 10. Your 800 a month rent will be 1100.
gas will be 7 bucks a gallon and a cheesburger combo will be 12 bucks. All they will be doing
is lowering t...
Posted in thread: Pressure drops and low water flow at home on 12-06-2013 at 05:23 PM
You can check the flow rate with a five gallon bucket, a watch with a 2nd hand and a
Posted in thread: Pressure drops and low water flow at home on 12-04-2013 at 08:05 PM
If u got a 5/8 or 3/4 meter it will only give u that much flow allowed by the meter u may get
more volume for a second or 2 by increasing the pipe but thats about it not worth the cost of a
Posted in thread: Sewer smell in basement (septic system) on 12-03-2013 at 01:57 PM
Cut it all out and replace the 3x2 sanitary tee with a 3x2 Y. Place the Y so the branch is
horizontal with the 3" line. Square the branch up using a 45 followed by a 2x1-1/2 sanitary tee
with the bran...
Posted in thread: AAV (cheater vent for laundry drain please help!! on 12-03-2013 at 01:41 PM
It's not code and it also to small for the newer clothes washers. Also using a trap with a
cleanout that will be inside a wall is looking for trouble.
Posted in thread: Sewer Line Rip Off / Snake and Sewer Camera on 12-03-2013 at 10:23 AM
The line needs to be snaked first to clear any standing water. Can't see much of the line if
the camera is under water.
Posted in thread: AAV (cheater vent for laundry drain please help!! on 12-03-2013 at 06:12 AM
The drain line should be 2" and the AAV must be in an accessible location.