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If you want a specialty tool, they have cordless pipe cutters. They work a lot like the manual type, but are driven with an electric motor. Milwaukee M12 tubing cutter There are several brands an …
answered 13 hours ago by JPhi1618
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Edit: Looks like HD carries PEX-A and B from Apollo, so make sure what your store carries. Uponor makes PEX-A and the Apollo found at Home Depot is PEX-B. Some fittings will only work for PEX-A and …
answered Mar 22 by JPhi1618
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These compression fit plumbing pieces need to fit together very straight to get a good seal. Try to adjust all the joints to be as straight as possible. Because each joint can either slide or …
answered Mar 13 by JPhi1618
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adapter at Home Depot, so anyone in plumbing should be able to point you to it (if you're in the US... I'm sure Lowes and others sell it to. Quite common. …
answered Oct 23 '15 by JPhi1618
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The purpose of these thermostatic (static: constant, thermo: temperature) mixing values is to give you a controlled-temperature output even when the hot and cold input temperatures can vary. When you …
answered Mar 1 by JPhi1618
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Sometimes these charity facilities have work "donated" to them, and it might not be the most experienced plumber, electrician, or whatever doing the job. You might want to get a trusted, experienced …
answered Nov 10 '15 by JPhi1618
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Warning, U.S. English ahead. What you purchased would be known as a "nipple", which is a short piece of pipe with male threads on both ends. You wanted a "coupler" which has female threads on both e …
answered Oct 7 '15 by JPhi1618
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My immediate thought for this is a quick connect valve that you normally see in commercial irrigation for remote hose connections. These are seen outside where a water hose needs to be connected temp …
answered Jan 16 '18 by JPhi1618
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I use to run a pipe threader at Home Depot, and my cuts always fit just like the pre-threaded pipe. Their machine could have been out of adjustment. If the threads don't look the same as a pre-threa …
answered Jan 6 '16 by JPhi1618
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The water that comes from under the rim, but after the flush comes from a flexible tube that goes from the flush valve (typically on the left of the tank) to the top of the pipe in the center of the t …
answered Jan 17 '16 by JPhi1618
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A common device used in the US (and required by some building codes) is a water outlet that is long so that turning off the water allows the portion exposed to the elements to dry out. These are call …
answered Feb 26 '16 by JPhi1618
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There are a few different kinds of copper pipe at Home Depot (and I assume other home stores). For rigid copper pipe, there is Type M and Type L. Type M is thinner walled and normally has red markin …
answered Mar 13 by JPhi1618
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The air gap in that faucet is specifically for a RO system and is not meant to replace an air gap for a dish washer. It does the same job, but it's for the drain on the RO system, and certainly would …
answered Apr 28 '16 by JPhi1618
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The inside diameter (ID) of PEX fittings is smaller than the ID of the pipe, and the ID of the PEX pipe is smaller than the same size copper pipe. When the system was designed, the outside diameter w …
answered Apr 8 by JPhi1618
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You have to look for notches in the seat wall to see if it is removable: The seat in the picture has 4 notches and would be removed/installed with a common tapered square seat wrench. Some newer s …
answered Oct 30 '17 by JPhi1618

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