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  1. Jeff Handy replied to the thread Hole in oil hot water heater.

    Maybe a nanny cam, haha?

    Aug 19, 2019 at 12:56 AM
  2. Jeff Handy replied to the thread Hole in oil hot water heater.

    Pbly just a hole to mount an accessory if needed. But don’t know, just guessing.

    Aug 18, 2019 at 6:10 PM
  3. Jeff Handy replied to the thread Help please. Issue with basement sink pumps..

    Your first pic looks to be a sewage or ejector pump setup. Not a sump pump intended to pump ground water or rain water. The discharge...

    Aug 17, 2019 at 9:50 PM
  4. Jeff Handy replied to the thread Backed up sink. Tried anything.. any ideas?!.

    Did you do your own installation of new disposal? If you did, or if done by someone not properly skilled, there are lots of ways a new...

    Aug 17, 2019 at 4:18 AM
  5. Jeff Handy replied to the thread Sink drain issue.

    That bendy-straw type of P-trap is likely to plug up with hair, plan on taking it apart to clean it as needed.

    Aug 16, 2019 at 6:15 PM
  6. Jeff Handy replied to the thread Sink drain issue.

    You want at least an inch of the sink tailpiece to go into the P trap, past the tapered plastic washer and nut. It will probably hold...

    Aug 16, 2019 at 6:13 PM
  7. Jeff Handy replied to the thread Help please. Issue with basement sink pumps..

    There should be a button at the bottom of the frame, under your post, to “upload a file”, which you can select from your phone.

    Aug 16, 2019 at 5:57 PM
  8. Jeff Handy replied to the thread Help please. Issue with basement sink pumps..

    I think you need lots of pics. And you probably need to tell this story again, with a better, more precise description of your issues,...

    Aug 16, 2019 at 5:54 PM
  9. Jeff Handy replied to the thread Something better than a typical snake?.

    I think he used one of those little three foot long plastic hair catchers, like a Zip It type.

    Aug 15, 2019 at 10:05 PM
  10. Jeff Handy replied to the thread American Standard bathroom faucet ceramic cartridge issue.

    You could rub off the bits of stuck on rubber with a popsicle stick, or similar thin scrap of wood.

    Aug 15, 2019 at 5:05 AM
  11. Jeff Handy replied to the thread American Standard bathroom faucet ceramic cartridge issue.

    Putting plumbers’s valve grease on rubber parts should also provide at least a little protection from excess chlorine in your water...

    Aug 15, 2019 at 4:47 AM
  12. Jeff Handy replied to the thread American Standard bathroom faucet ceramic cartridge issue.

    Also, any tiny crud you leave in there will get into the extremely tight clearances of the ceramic cartridge, and then will start...

    Aug 15, 2019 at 4:41 AM
  13. Jeff Handy replied to the thread American Standard bathroom faucet ceramic cartridge issue.

    The rubber ring on the bottom is likely getting damaged during installation. Always clean out any sediment, minerals, rust, or crud...

    Aug 15, 2019 at 4:32 AM
  14. Jeff Handy replied to the thread Top fix seat fittings too loose..

    Very hard to tell what is up with your mounting holes and hardware from that picture. Are you saying there is no access from below, to...

    Aug 14, 2019 at 4:05 PM
  15. Jeff Handy replied to the thread Please help identifying bathtub faucet.

    Drain all the pipes in the house. Turn off main water, open up all taps and faucets, even outside. Let them run til dry. Don’t flush...

    Aug 13, 2019 at 8:03 PM