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I'm a housing inspector for the federal government. When I spec a rehab and it includes installing a new handicap w.c., . I spec it from the floor up , Always. Including a new stop and supply line. For the reason mentioned above. For a leak. Mist of the time I will just install a new stop. But as it has been mentioned, you can usually tighten packing nut ...


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The messing part is a compression fitting and the chrome part a seal fitting. Tape does not solve your problem. If the compression fitting is leaking you need to replace the ring. If the seal fitting is leaking, turn off the water and disassemble the two parts. Thereafter you would be able to see where it is leaking. Anyway I propose to replace both the ...


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OK, shut the water off and try to tighten both nuts. Then turn the water back on and observe. If it's still leaking, turn off the water again and remove both those nuts since we're not exactly sure where the leak is. Get some plumber's thread seal tape (the white stuff) and wrap a couple turns clockwise around the male threads and reinstall the nuts and ...


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I've seen a house do this where the first row of singles were ripped off from a storm, causing the water to dribble over the edge rather than run off into the gutter. However, given that in your arrow on the right there is a discoloration on the gutter, my guess would be that the gutter has just been clogged for a while. If you do buy the house, consider ...


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Drips are hard to locate: they can originate a good distance away and follow along a beam to emerge elsewhere.That said, check for clogs in the downspout. I've used a flexible plumbing snake to push though leaves. Use it hand-powered, since downspouts are much more fragile than drainpipe.


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