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    ...and there's absolutely nothing wrong with...

    ...and there's absolutely nothing wrong with that.

    my client is redoing the kitchen, only not fully...cabinet refacing as opposed to new cabinets, but new tiles on the existing countertop, new...
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    yup. i think that's where this is headed.

    yup. i think that's where this is headed.
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    so far, he ain't havin' none of that regarding...

    so far, he ain't havin' none of that regarding accomodating a code vent loop.

    in my opinion, we could increase the depth of the cabinet by a few inches and that would do the trick.

    he does...
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    i just had a flip through google, and could find...

    i just had a flip through google, and could find nothing fitting that description.

    hj, do you think it's called something besides "adapter?"

    you wouldn't happen to have a convenient link, would...
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    yeah, it's touching the bottom of the existing...

    yeah, it's touching the bottom of the existing sink...sink has 8" depth.

    it's original equipment, probably a 40 year old house.


    right now i'm tryin' to talk the customer into forgetting about...
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    yeah, it's interesting, the difference between...

    yeah, it's interesting, the difference between "acceptable" an "unacceptable" noise...

    noisy drain, yet the bathroom has a shower radio as well as a television...

    my opinion, and i told my...
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    thanks guys!! ahh yes, the code book--i found...

    thanks guys!!

    ahh yes, the code book--i found it under a stack of popular mechanics, guitar players, and playboys :D

    909.0 in the UPC--it says as high as possible, but not less than the...
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    hi jim--thanks for the fast reply. it's making...

    hi jim--thanks for the fast reply.

    it's making a "gurgling" noise. i believe the drains in the floors and walls were plumbed in cast iron...

    i'm fairly certain the thing is vented...
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    yet another island sink vent question

    hello again!!

    i was wondering if the height of a island vent loop was crucial

    http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y12/g_van/islandvent.jpg

    i have a customer who wants a deeper sink, and the...
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    shower drain noise

    hello!!

    i have a customer who just had a bathroom installed. i had nothing to do with the rough in of this--only the trim.

    he is unhappy with his shower, in that the drain makes a lot of noise...
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    marlin and northman--- excellent points. i...

    marlin and northman--- excellent points.

    i think i was committing another cali-centric post when i said what i said about the copper pipe. one of the issues here on the left coast is that of...
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    remove the supply line from the hot angle stop...

    remove the supply line from the hot angle stop and check water temp there...just to eliminate the faucet altogether.
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    --> frenchie: yep...mine was a very...

    --> frenchie: yep...mine was a very cali-centric post. i apologize.


    i suppose if the said shed were insulated, and the pipes as well, then all would be good??
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    i've solved this problem by actually replacing...

    i've solved this problem by actually replacing the old pressure reducing valve.


    and, it's always a good idea to install an expansion tank when installing or replacing a PRV.
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    Richmond is made by Rheem. i've installed...

    Richmond is made by Rheem.

    i've installed mostly rheem for the last fifteen years, for what that's worth...
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    you may have a problem with the cartridge in your...

    you may have a problem with the cartridge in your kitchen faucet...presuming of course that you have a single-handle faucet...

    if the port allowing hot water to flow is blocked, even partially,...
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    i used to work for a company here in cali called...

    i used to work for a company here in cali called "water heaters only."

    1990-2005

    my pet peeve...any sort of enclosure where i couldn't stand and swing my arms like a gorilla...

    in other...
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    folks, thanks for all your replies. there is a...

    folks, thanks for all your replies. there is a lot of food for thought here.

    the lower volume pump, while expensive, sounds like the least-intrusive i.e no trenching or lines to hide...i'm...
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    fountain problem

    hello!!

    i have a client who has a fountain...

    http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y12/g_van/fountain.jpg


    his problem is that he's constantly, manually refilling the (pond? reservoir? unsure...
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    thanks for giving me a chance to help someone...

    thanks for giving me a chance to help someone out!!

    the white dot on the dial represents approximately 120 degrees F...

    the "v" in vacation is approx 70 degrees. there is ten degrees for every...
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    Hi Rancher!! No, I haven't begun any...

    Hi Rancher!!

    No, I haven't begun any repairs/alterations to the system yet. As soon as i heard the material backflowing (at a fairly rapid clip too i might add) I wanted to get some opinions...
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    sewage ejector system dilemna

    hello!!

    i took a look at a sewage system problem yesterday. the complaint was a possible check valve sticking open, allowing material to fall back into the tank and causing the pump to activate...
  23. Poll: the ultimate sewage check valve placement thread

    greetings fellow plumbers!!

    i have been searching these threads for the definitive check valve placement for a sewage ejector pump installation. i have received a request from a friend who says...
  24. thanks for the reply. i thought the punching...

    thanks for the reply. i thought the punching would be unnecessary if the union were fully tightened. thanks for reinforcing my belief.
  25. ground joint unions with center punched nuts

    hi all...

    anyone out there know about such a thing? i've never seen this fitting, and i wonder what the procedure is to create a union with a "center punched nut."

    thanks in advance.
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