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    I just went through this: 1) If the framing...

    I just went through this:
    1) If the framing under the toilet is water saturated and rotting, obviously cut out the floor, and box frame and place new plywood around where the waste pipe and flange...
  2. Following the posted advice, I used a 3/8" flange...

    Following the posted advice, I used a 3/8" flange spacer to bring the flange above the new floor level, installed a new wax ring onto the flange, lowered the toilet straight down onto the closet...
  3. I pulled the toilet this morning, didn't separate...

    I pulled the toilet this morning, didn't separate the tank and bowl. It wasn't that heavy. I did take off the tank cover but left the seat bolted on. The wax ring stayed with the floor flange and...
  4. Yes, I just bought an adapter in case the new...

    Yes, I just bought an adapter in case the new flooring is higher than the existing flange. It's called an adjustable closet flange and it's 3/8" thick. You could always buy two and piggyback them for...
  5. Questions about re-installing a toilet after reflooring

    I will be lifting my American Standard Cadet 3 to put new linoleum in the bathroom. The new linoleum will be laid over the old.
    Questions:
    1) Do I need to separate the tank and bowl before lifting...
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    I can't speak for the US, but in Canada a company...

    I can't speak for the US, but in Canada a company called FIAT (owned by Crane) and a company called MAXX produce reno 3 piece acrylic tub/shower units that have overlapping seams that require NO...
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    I have found that Moen cartridges get stiff and...

    I have found that Moen cartridges get stiff and don't operate smoothly after 1-2 years of service, faster in areas of harder water. Their finishes are very good, they stay shiny after many years. The...
  8. One word sums up this toilet....Wow! If I...

    One word sums up this toilet....Wow!

    If I could afford one it would be in my ensuite tomorrow.
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    Sounds like he didn't wire it back up properly....

    Sounds like he didn't wire it back up properly. If the pump hums and doesn't turn I would suggest one of two things:

    1) He didn't wire it back up for 240V and it's only getting 120V. Test it with...
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    I'm no plumber, but doesn't the cleanout have to...

    I'm no plumber, but doesn't the cleanout have to be either vertical or at least slanted up on an angle?
    Is the cleanout plug glued in place?
    Why are there 2 electrical cables coming through the...
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    I see several posts up that Terry has suggested...

    I see several posts up that Terry has suggested two models of Delta faucets for laundry tub applications. I also found the specific Delta 750 on a search of Delta's website.
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    Terry: Can you quote a Delta model # for what you...

    Terry: Can you quote a Delta model # for what you would use for laundry tub. If you won't recommend in the forum, then could you please PM me.
    Thanks
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    From what I know it's the other way around.

    From what I know it's the other way around.
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    In the winter especially my State will hiss as...

    In the winter especially my State will hiss as very cold water causes condensation that drips down to the burner. I also thought that my WH was leaking, but evidently years later it isn't.
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    Plumbing and electrical in the same wall cavity...

    Plumbing and electrical in the same wall cavity are fine, even if they do touch. Remember, all electrical is insulated. Bare ground wires are OK too.
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    Opinions wanted on Delta 532, 540, 580

    I'm in Canada and want to upgrade bathroom faucets. I was a Moen only man until renovating my bathroom. I ripped out an old Jacuzzi jetted tub and installed a 3 piece acrylic tub/shower. For a...
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