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I had a puncture happen in an area that cutting the pipe and adding a coupling was going to be a super mission. What I ended up doing was cutting a coupling in half (so you get 2 u shaped pieces), gluing it on, and using a hose clamp to tighten it. This was for a sprinkler pipe so not nearly as much constant pressure as a house pipe but it's been holding for ...


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The only way that I know of to repair this kind of damage without replacing the pipe is to have an epoxy lining installed. What this essentially will do is add a tough epoxy coating to the entire pipe from the inside. This is something you would need a specialist for. The tools and materials are not readily available to a homeowner. An epoxy liner is not ...


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Condensate drip and accumulation are normal, especially during the summer months. It is also very normal to find the drain lines terminated close to the house as you have described. Whether it is acceptable I guess could be argued based on the volume of water in question and where it is collecting. If the accumulation of water is getting worrisome, you ...


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We use liquid sealant all the time with great success at 1-1/2" diameter and less. Make sure you are coating the threads completely and evenly. Some dopes require coating both male and female ends over certain sizes. Maybe try a different brand. Might just use teflon tape instead. Plumber we know for a large local company uses teflon (to seal) and pipe ...



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