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I would use a 90 FPT (female pipe thread) by compression fitting (or build an equivalent from an elbow and a compression adapter), since it looks kinda cramped right there: Then some 3/8" or 1/4" flexible copper or poly tubing to hook it in (1/4" is most commonly used with fridges). Don't use a saddle valve: they are terrible (eg: What can I do about a ...


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The best recommendation when you cannot get any satisfaction from the building owner / manager is to MOVE to another place. When you rent it is not your place to be doing things like getting in a professional to work on things like the plumbing. If you do get ready to move now you know some more what to be looking for and asking questions about before you ...


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If flushing the toilet results in COLD water coming out of the shower it sounds like a pressure issue. Typically flushing the toilet (which reduces the amount of cold water pressure in the line), would cause the shower to become too hot. However, if the pressure in your system comes prior to where the cold feeds the hot water tank, then flushing the ...


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A well can allow oxygen into the soil where it will thin out any organic materials present, possibly causing subsidence. Without redigging the well using expensive methods it is hard to prevent this. Also, if the water is in a reservoir of some kind, reduction of that reservoir can cause subsidence. There is not much you can do about either of these problems ...


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Are you sure its a scale build-up. Just a few things to note. Here is just a shortlist of things to try first: Make sure that your water meter is not the cause. there is a filter in most meters, and it is prone to build up with gravel and small stones, The filter is on the meter on the inlet pipe side, but you may need the munic to do it for you. One ...


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If you have access to the frozen pipe or the cavity in the wall/floor where it is you can use a hair dryer to heat the air around the pipe (a cheap hair dryer blowing up into a wall from a basement unfroze a pipe within minutes for me). I would not apply high heat (e.g. heat gun) to the pipe directly as you can cause the water to expand and damage it. If ...


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You can try some of these: The idea being that they roll up out of the way when it's not raining, and run the water away from the house when it is. Being an inexpensive solution, it might be worth a try.


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Build the sides of the tub in the same fashion as a wooden boat. There are many theories, one I like the best is T&G with dove tail joints. The boards run horizontal with the bottom boards fitting into a routed notch on the bottom wall boards. Steel angle iron cable supports are fixed at each corner in the places, top, middle and at the bottom of the ...



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