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    venting question kitchen sink under window

    I am moving my kitchen sink to the opposite wall and as such I will run new drain into the basement and connect to the main drain and vent into the attic and connect to the main vent.

    The question...
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    Thx John and Jimbo I inserted the cartridge...

    Thx John and Jimbo

    I inserted the cartridge and the problem is resolved. The whole idea of the blank plug for us DIY'ers makes sense since I am sure I will get mud on the cartridge and bang it...
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    Thx John. Just so I understand. The hot and...

    Thx John.

    Just so I understand. The hot and cold are mixing in the valve body and then bleeding back into the hot supply line when I turn another faucet on?
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    Just want to add new info. It would seem that hot...

    Just want to add new info. It would seem that hot water in the whole house is not working unless the newly installed faucet is running.
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    Help weird hot water problem

    Dear Forum readers you have helped me int he past and hope ypu can help this DIY'er again.

    I spent the weekend gutting my upstairs bathroom (4 piece) and installed a new Delta Shower/tub faucet....
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    Great. Thx JW On another note BimmerRacer's...

    Great. Thx JW

    On another note BimmerRacer's steam generator doe not call for GFCI (nuissance trip) the one I bought however calls for one. Why this difference of opinion on something that I would...
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    I have read on many threads and I believe it is...

    I have read on many threads and I believe it is code in some areas that the total connected load should not be more than 80% of the rating of the overcurrent protection devices.

    Is this correct?...
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    What about the 80% rule. Bimmerracer's steam...

    What about the 80% rule. Bimmerracer's steam generator seems to have a rating of 46 AMPS. Would it not be code to pout a 55AMP breaker?? even-though the manufacturer calls for a 50AMP?

    I will not...
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    Howard I think you are bang on. Just got back...

    Howard

    I think you are bang on. Just got back from Homers and spent some time with someone that actually had some idea (miracles never cease) and after spending time through several vendor...
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    Thx all. I guess using the tub spout is a...

    Thx all.

    I guess using the tub spout is a no-no.

    Howard the Alsons product is external and I plan on having a showerhead from the ceiling and the slidearm with handhels will be on another wall...
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    Most of the big box store carry a valve with a...

    Most of the big box store carry a valve with a built in diverter on the tub spout. I did see one however on the valve and I was thinking that I could use one for the showerhead and the other for the...
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    Thank You. Pictures do speak volume. What is a...

    Thank You. Pictures do speak volume. What is a STOP on a pressure balanced valve?
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    Thanks all. I think I am ready to make some...

    Thanks all. I think I am ready to make some connections.
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    THX HJ I have no other valves. I have nothing...

    THX HJ

    I have no other valves. I have nothing at this stage. Are you saying I need to buy two components. A 3 port diverter and secondly a valve? If so what type of valve?
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    Valves Valves and more Valves

    WOW. I have walls down in the basement for a new shower and was looking for a new shower system and realized that this has come a long way. I always knew of Diverter and that's all I thought there...
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    Well maybe 250 makes sense. What could I put...

    Well maybe 250 makes sense. What could I put around pipe that would not melt?
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    Pipe wrap

    Got all the parts today for the hook up. I need pipe wrap for the 3/4" rigid copper. The instruction manual calls for something resistant to 250 degrees F (which I think is crazy). None the less the...
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    Thx again Furd for the quick reply. Not sure I...

    Thx again Furd for the quick reply. Not sure I follow the sequence.

    I believe the piece on the right is threaded to the appliance (with teflon???) then solder a piece of 3/4" tubing OR just add...
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    Steam Output

    Thank you Furd.

    Now I need to connect a 3/4" copper to the steam out, but instructions call for a union at the connection point in case appliance needs to be serviced. Not sure I know what...
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    Connection Help

    I have a steam generator which came with crappy installation instructions.

    I have a water input which is a plastic male 1/2" thread which I need to connect to my 1/2"copper pipe water supply and...
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    Home Depot carries Type L and Type M 3/4" copper...

    Home Depot carries Type L and Type M 3/4" copper tubing. Is there a preference? I believe one is for gas!!
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    Thx HJ, but why would the water come out of both....

    Thx HJ, but why would the water come out of both. Right now I can divert to either my tub or shower head. Why would this not be the same?
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    Thx for all your help. I have finished the DWV...

    Thx for all your help. I have finished the DWV and now am moving into the next steps and have a few questions.

    1) I have picked up a steam generator and the steam outlet valve is a metal 3/4"...
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    C Numb. Thx but nothing attached

    C Numb. Thx but nothing attached
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    So back to my sink and toilet. Should I use the...

    So back to my sink and toilet. Should I use the AAV or is the run of roughly 15 feet okay?
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