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I have had those rings break on me also. The adjustment of the tool has to be just right. I don't use them anymore. I would use the copper compression ring.
answered Dec 15 '17 by Paul Logan
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I rather suspect that you have a venting problem that is periodically forcing air back through the p-trap in your master bath. A venting problem can also result in the water of a given trap being suck …
answered Dec 18 '17 by Paul Logan
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Ultimately, I would plan to replace that shower valve, sooner rather than later. It is understood that you turn the whole house off to do any extensive work on a tub/shower valve. Always has been. …
answered Nov 18 '17 by Paul Logan
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Different toilets use different means to refill the bowl.
answered Jan 26 by Paul Logan
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Your drain field is saturated. You need a new drain field. The drain field gets plugged with lint and fibers. It is too slow to handle the drainage from your house when the ground is wet. Talk to …
answered Apr 28 '18 by Paul Logan
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This is a toggle nut with some type of locking device extending down through it. It must be removed from above. Some type of cover on the faucet itself is removable. From there you will see the top …
answered Oct 29 '17 by Paul Logan
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You can also use any number of abrasive or sanding products but that paint has got to go. The wall of the pipe has to be absolutely free of debris.
answered Dec 7 '17 by Paul Logan
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I see your plan as basically sound and a good design. One additional thing you may consider. Many people use softened cold water for toilets, showers, clothes washers, dish washer and sinks except k …
answered Nov 14 '17 by Paul Logan
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Any one of a number main line manufacturers' valves will work in your situation. You have what is called simply an in-wall, single handle tub and shower valve. Some soldering will however be require …
answered Feb 22 by Paul Logan
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I vote to replace everything. Look for a thin bodied clamping wrench. I know it would be a pain but you could soak the fitting in vinegar.
answered Feb 4 '18 by Paul Logan
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First I would make sure that the pipe is sloping to the out doors so that it will drain. Then a good silicone caulk would work well.
answered Nov 25 '17 by Paul Logan
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A Fernco type coupling may work. These are available to fit a lot of different pipe types. They are available at the BB stores or the plumbing supply houses. They provide a lot of flexibility. I … would get a very inexpensive caliper and get the exact outer diameters. Then talk to someone in a plumbing supply house about the right or closest Fernco size. Good Luck. P. …
answered Nov 16 '17 by Paul Logan
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I see no problem with using softened water to rinse your car with. You do understand that it will cause you softener to cycle slightly more often and use a bit more rock salt. It that valve accident …
answered Mar 20 '18 by Paul Logan
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It appears to me that the power head is held on to the valve body by the union nut just beneath the head. Water pump pliers should be able to loosen that nut. Be sure to use back pressure. To loosen …
answered Feb 11 by Paul Logan

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