Boo Radley
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Why does pressure relief valve state 'Not for Use with Water Heaters'?
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The answer is number 1. Number 2 applies to all potable water brass or bronze fittings but it appears that your fitting meets that standard. T&P means temperature and pressure relief valve you ...

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What could be causing water to drip from the relief valve of my new gas water heater?
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80 psi is way too high for house water pressure. toilet valves and other devices will start to fail. Recommended pressure is 55 psi

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What could be causing corrosion on a water heater burner?
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There is an insert in the flue that can be removed. loosen it and rotate it in the flue or use a long brush to scrap the sides of the flue then vacuum out the debris. At twelve years old your tank may ...

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Where to start laying hardwood floor in "T" shaped room
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When laying wood floors or tile you always start in the middle of the room and lay out to the edges. Measure the width of the flooring you are going to use and try to start so there is a half width ...

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Repairing water damage to ceiling drywall where ceiling meets wall
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The crack you see is the drywall tape delaminating from the corner. You can peel this off and put a new piece on. If the drywall is not deformed you can re texture when it is dried out. As long as ...

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Possible Leak In Concrete
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Water doesn't flow uphill so I would look in the wall directly above the sill cock

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How to achieve a 1% gradient
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For all intents and purposes a 1% grade is 1/8" per ft and 2% is 1/4" per ft. 1% percent is the absolute minimum grade allowed for drainage but your concrete is susceptible to having bird baths in the ...

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Is all copper pipe pretty much the same?
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from the plumbing code 604.3 Copper or Copper Alloy Tube. Copper or copper alloy tube for water piping shall have a weight of not less than Type L. Exception: Type M copper or copper alloy tubing ...

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Damp concrete floor in bedroom
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Yes a heater or dehumidifier should be used to speed things up. Most laminate or wood floors installed on concrete used a cushion sheet that is also a vapor barrier. But this is primarily for moisture ...

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Halogen light stops working when cover is installed
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Clicking might indicate a defective thermal cutoff sensor if the light has one. halogen lights are very hot.

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Is LP gas trapped between the shutoff valve and the pipe end cap potentially dangerous?
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Like the above reply low pressure gas pipe installations are required to be tested and hold 15 psi for fifteen minutes. Appliance connector caps due to being removed for installation of appliance. are ...

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Per IRC, are flexible PVC couplings ever allowed to be used above ground for PVC to PVC connections?
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Fernco (Rubber) fittings are not approved in wall framing unless they have a metal sheathed hose clamp assembly covering the entire fitting as part of the design, Which limit them to straight ...

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