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    Toilet Hissing

    Hello all. Ive been having a problem with my toilet and was hoping to get some help. My toilet has been making a constant nonstop hissing noise. I tried tightening the screw on the fill valve holding the float, but ran into another problem. By tightening the screw, I am lowering the waterline...
  2. B

    How do I replace this???

    Homeowner here, I'm NOT a plumber, but I was hoping I could find someone on a forum to help me as I've had high success rates in the past with this. Please see attached pictures. So one morning I was taking a shower, and the handle straight up snapped off. This is what I am left with. I could...
  3. W

    Need help with clogged sink.

    Ok so this is clogged or something and it won't go down... I have snaked the p trap and then just replaced all the p trap pipes with new ones as well as replaced the vent and nothing worked so now I'm trying to snake the pipe in the picture because it seems to be clogged here but its not...
  4. W

    Help identifying this?

    Hi, so i’ve had a leak in my sink faucet for a little now. I finally have the drive to fix the issue but cannot seem to find this hose? Local hardward store isnt open till 6a tomorrow but I just want to be a little prepared. I read a few fourms about this specific faucet having this issue (or...
  5. I

    Need Help Identifying Shower Trim/Valve

    Hi there! My wife and I recently bought our first detached home! We bought a Moen Trim Kit for our upstairs bathroom, however, when the plumber we hired to install it (among many other things) came to do the work, he said he could not install it because he has never seen this valve before...
  6. C

    Wanting to replace Moen Shower Trim Kit. No clue what I'm really doing.

    I'm trying to do something nice for my dad and update his shower fixtures. I know it's a Moen kit that is currently on it and I know I have to stick with Moen. But I've never really messed with anything like this before. My question is, how do I determine which model I need to get? I have...
  7. D

    Waste tube question and help needed

    Hi everyone, I need to know what I should do to correct this. The white pipe coming out of the wall pipe is wrong, I am pretty sure. What is the name of the part I should use to properly plumb this waste tube? Do I use a charlotte pipe/reducer? It's a 1.5 inch diameter opening on the pipe but...
  8. helpfuljoe

    Whistling Shower, pressure issue?

    We had a new shower installed a few months ago, and consistently get a loud whistling sound when we turn the shower temp hotter. The contractor and his plumber have been back twice, (1) flushed out the shower head, and (2) the 2nd time flushed out the hot/cold value. Both times did not fix the...
  9. chuckapotamus

    I am new to grease traps, and I need help

    Hi guys, I'm new here, and I am from the Philippines. I also kind of need help. I kind of got an idea of how a grease trap works, but I still need some information on how to install them. In my technical college, they didn't teach us anything about grease traps since we lack equipment and...
  10. M

    Macerating pump disposal

    I have changed out the macerating pump in my house. Where do I dispose of the old one?
  11. J

    First time septic owner losing her crap! LITERALLY:,(

    I AM BEYOND FRUSTRATED!? So long story short... My neighbor bought a house and asked me to move with her. I take care of her pups and we just became really close. Regardless I was like heck no techno! I got 2 kids youre crazy if ya want all of us to move in with ya! Well turns out there was a...
  12. J

    Need help. Tight seal/Leak

    I posted this earlier but perhaps in the wrong section . My apologies . I’ve been working under my house replacing most of the galvanized half-inch with PEX. I have one long continuous pipe that runs to the far side of crawlspace with cery difficult access. I found the spot to tie in but...
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    Washing Machine Drain Overflows

    Very slow draining of washing machine. Same Master plumber I used in 3/2018 for same reason came out this July. Told last year that wye was installed backwards when piping replaced in 2002. No clogs between ‘02 and ‘18. After 4 hrs of snaking clog couldn’t be removed. I was told I need to...
  14. M

    Drainjets - Automated Drain Flushing System

    Hey Guys, I am the public relations director for Drainjets and am trying to determine the need and approach that I should be taking when creating our online presence. I have created our website, our social media, and started to screen write a commercial that we want to do. My question for...
  15. B

    Weird Symmons shower valve problem. I’m a novice folks.

    Folks. I have a 3 year old Symmons S-4700-TRM in my shower. Entire bathroom was gutted and installed at that time. The handle on my Symmons that turns the shower water on and adjusts the water temp used to be “shut off” when it was in the 3 o’clock position. The other day I felt a funny feeling...
  16. Melissa Hall

    HELP! Shower and tub trim kit confusion...

    Hello, New here! I would like to kind of "mix and match" a shower and tub trim kit with Moen pieces. Is that at all possible? Any help with this would be very much appreciated! Thanks!
  17. G

    Fernox Leak Sealer F4 in water heater???

    My water heater is leaking somewhere from the bottom. The cold water inlet and drain valve are both located on the bottom I sealed around both of them with gasket maker I went over the seams on the cold inlet and drain several time so I wouldn't leave any holes yet still have a leak in I put...
  18. J

    Faucet wont turn on everytime

    I just bought this house. Built in 1977. When i go to turn the water on at the sink sometimes it comes on, sometimes it does not come at all or its just a slow drip. I went to turn the water off below the sink but neither one of the knobs will turn the water off. Im weak in the plumbing area...
  19. Soquilii

    Mobile Home Laundry Room Hissing!

    I have a 20-year-old mobile home and just now discovered a hiss in the laundry room emanating from behind the washer. It sounds exactly like air, not water! There is no water on the floor and I don't feel water coming through the pipes to or from the washer. When I turned the washer on, it...