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  1. Diehard replied to the thread possible for a home to have 2 separate septic systems?.

    Sounds like a separate dry well arrangement as was used in my house, as well as many others in the 70's. If it is, it's purpose is to...

    Jan 19, 2019 at 11:05 PM
  2. Diehard replied to the thread In need of extra long sink drain.

    https://www.webstaurantstore.com/all-points-56-1219-nickel-plated-brass-sink-drain-1-1-2-nps-3-long-2-sink-opening/AP561219.html

    Jan 19, 2019 at 10:32 PM
  3. Diehard replied to the thread Broken Vent Pipe.

    Also, somewhere along the way, you want to look into jacking the failing joist(s) slightly(a bit at a time) and sistering joists along...

    Jan 19, 2019 at 10:12 PM
  4. Diehard replied to the thread Is my current well system overkill?.

    Well hopefully the @Valveman (Sponser/Manufacturer) will chime in here shortly. He designs/sells(i think) a simplified control and...

    Jan 19, 2019 at 8:40 PM
  5. Diehard replied to the thread Total plumbing noob here..

    EDITED: One of their documents says. "Flow Rate: 1.8 gpm (6.8L/min) @ 60 psi" So there may be some water conservation thinking in their...

    Jan 19, 2019 at 8:02 PM
  6. Diehard replied to the thread Total plumbing noob here..

    The check valve is in case the nozzle was left submerged in contaminated/dirty water and has the potential of being sucked back into the...

    Jan 19, 2019 at 3:35 PM
  7. Diehard replied to the thread Is there a tool for this valve?.

    An 8 pt socket may work for you.

    Jan 18, 2019 at 2:31 PM
  8. Diehard replied to the thread Good idea to reroute washer drainage?.

    In my area, new homes in the 50's were required to have 2 tanks. A dry well for the grey water and a septic tank for the septage....

    Jan 18, 2019 at 2:56 AM
  9. Diehard replied to the thread Need Advice on Cleaning Sink Drainage Pipe.

    Forget it! Was thinking kitchen sink.

    Jan 16, 2019 at 8:56 PM
  10. Diehard replied to the thread Need Advice on Cleaning Sink Drainage Pipe.

    It does show enough of the chrome tail piece to see the pvc nut sealing it into the pvc extension. But threaded??? It should drop into...

    Jan 16, 2019 at 3:13 PM
  11. Diehard replied to the thread Please Diagnose - Rainfall Causes Backup - See Video.

    The video shows sections of the leaching field piping and a lot of standing water, at a few feet below grade. Appears that it can't...

    Jan 16, 2019 at 1:41 PM
  12. Diehard liked SHEPLMBR's post in the thread Need Advice on Cleaning Sink Drainage Pipe.

    I say get rid of the whole thing and use a proflex coupling to put a union trap on it. Done.

    Jan 16, 2019 at 1:30 PM
  13. Diehard replied to the thread rain question.

    It definitely can create a problem if there is a ground water problem and/or poor runoff for storm water. My tank top and lid are about...

    Jan 16, 2019 at 1:25 PM
  14. Diehard attached a file to the thread Replacing anode rod in water heater.

    So it appears questionable as to whether the OP's unit is the same model/design. OP's manual said, "Remove and inspect the anode rod....

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  15. Diehard replied to the thread Need Advice on Cleaning Sink Drainage Pipe.

    Good thought. Would allow much better access for snaking too. Provided he has tools to do it.

    Jan 15, 2019 at 9:38 PM