Last Activity:03-30-2015 9:13 PM
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Posted in thread: Help! Ubearable noise from Taco Hydronic Circulation Pump on 03-24-2015 at 09:17 PM
The pump needs a bearing assembly.
Posted in thread: Threading Pipe in Close Quarters? on 03-24-2015 at 01:55 AM
I didn't notice it was a steam system. Either way, I've honestly never worked with steam. So
thanks John for pointing that out about the pressure. It would seem that makes things easier to
Posted in thread: Threading Pipe in Close Quarters? on 03-24-2015 at 01:05 AM
A black iron pipe could not be cut/threaded in that space. However, I don't see why that nipple
couldn't be threaded out of the elbow below the floor, and a new one measured and put in its
place. I be...
Posted in thread: Boiler Question on 03-20-2015 at 07:40 PM
not knowing your system..i can only guess. a steam boiler has steam traps,,,also know as bucket
traps if the piping is below the boiler. these are used to catch the condensate that can not
drip back t...
Posted in thread: Sink drains barely above main drain: do I worry about it? on 03-18-2015 at 09:26 PM
The waste line exiting the wall most be lowered.
Posted in thread: shutting H2O off on vacation on 03-17-2015 at 06:40 PM
Turn the water off at the main valve I do it myself when we go on vacation.
Posted in thread: Shower arm too high on 03-17-2015 at 12:44 PM
Turn it end for end. Screw the end that is outside the wall into the wall.
Posted in thread: Shower arm too high on 03-17-2015 at 12:26 PM
You have it in backwards. Turn it around.
Posted in thread: Bathtub Drain on 03-16-2015 at 02:23 PM
If you have the tools and can solder go for it. If not call a plumber.
Posted in thread: Clogged pipe connecting all bathroom appliances on 03-15-2015 at 05:30 PM
You have a main line stoppage that is beyond the point were the tub connects to the main line.
The main line needs to be snaked.