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  1. GatorKenD replied to the thread hydraulics 101.

    HJ - back to my first question... you look like the only guy on this thread who does this for living. You got a favorite brand of closet...

    Mar 5, 2015 at 6:30 PM
  2. GatorKenD replied to the thread hydraulics 101.

    Let me get side tracked for a second here. The 1" supply pipe coming into the house... what are the implications if it is PVC? Would that...

    Mar 5, 2015 at 6:29 PM
  3. chuck b posted a new thread.

    Toe kick heater and flooring choice

    I intend to install or 240 V 1000 W cadet toe kick heater under a cabinet in my cottage kitchen. This unit has built-in overheat protection...

    Forum: Electrical Forum discussion & Blog

    Mar 5, 2015 at 6:26 PM
  4. Buckeye84 posted a new thread.

    Fleck 5600sxt setting check

    Hi All. First time posting on the forums. I've read things on here many times and everyone seems to be so helpful. I recently installed a...

    Forum: Water Softener Forum, problems, installation and r

    Mar 5, 2015 at 6:22 PM
  5. Terry replied to the thread Grohe Lady Lux Kitchen Faucet Removal.

    Lift the spout up and loosen it from the top. The top bend lifts off. When that is lifted off, you have a spot for a wrench....

    Mar 5, 2015 at 5:42 PM
  6. hj replied to the thread hydraulics 101.

    You might have a difficult time finding ANY CPVC larger than 1" as a stock item.

    Mar 5, 2015 at 5:36 PM
  7. hj replied to the thread Inspection hell (or why not to DIY).

    quote; . it's already hooked up down below and would be much easier to cut inside the floor What part of "just lift the drain line UP" at...

    Mar 5, 2015 at 5:29 PM
  8. hj replied to the thread Inspection hell (or why not to DIY).

    My final comment is to let his plumber do it anyway he wants to and try to please the inspector.

    Mar 5, 2015 at 5:25 PM
  9. hj replied to the thread Grohe Lady Lux Kitchen Faucet Removal.

    That brsss thing in the middle of the three lines is probably what is holding it. You need a 7/16". 1/2"., or 9/16', socket and extension,...

    Mar 5, 2015 at 5:21 PM
  10. ccorde posted a new thread.

    Grohe Lady Lux Kitchen Faucet Removal

    Hello - I am working on my first plumbing project and trying to start with something simple, however I am having a hard time figuring out...

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    Forum: Plumbing Forum, Professional & DIY Advice

    Mar 5, 2015 at 5:03 PM
  11. Reach4 replied to the thread hydraulics 101.

    How do you define better? Less pressure drop? If so, yes, the pressure drop would be less than if you did not replace the smaller pipe with...

    Mar 5, 2015 at 4:55 PM
  12. jadnashua replied to the thread Water heater leaking around themostat. American Standard e62-50h. (Photo attached).

    Depends somewhat on whether the guy is removing and disposing the old one. Note, at least with many plumbers...when they don't supply the...

    Mar 5, 2015 at 4:53 PM
  13. jadnashua replied to the thread hydraulics 101.

    No, if the supply is 1" cpvc, I don't see any advantage to going to something bigger. THen, I'm just looking at the pipe diameter and I'd...

    Mar 5, 2015 at 4:47 PM
  14. GatorKenD replied to the thread hydraulics 101.

    so just to be clear: If my supply from the meter is 1" CPVC, going UP to 1-1/2" CPVC for that 100' run would be better than keeping the...

    Mar 5, 2015 at 4:31 PM
  15. Jackie1 replied to the thread Water heater leaking around themostat. American Standard e62-50h. (Photo attached).

    No, it's not in a place to hurt anything, it's in an unfinished basement, and it's a slow leak from the top element. It's electric water...

    Mar 5, 2015 at 4:22 PM
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