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  1. HJ, Thanks for that. So, the demon in the mix...

    HJ,

    Thanks for that. So, the demon in the mix appears to be the pilot light - around the world there might be as many as say, one billion (i've no real idea) pilot lights burning up one big PG&E...
  2. dgold, Have you now changed out the water...

    dgold,

    Have you now changed out the water heater, or merely fixed it up a little?

    Perhaps post pics showing both(?) appliances and how the common vent leaves that room/space?

    A drain pan...
  3. I'm with Mark on this and his general take on...

    I'm with Mark on this and his general take on valves. I've learned from him.

    Caduceus,
    you dont actually say anything beyond a general ramble, for example, i'm sure that most folks know that...
  4. Thank you both very much for your informative...

    Thank you both very much for your informative replies.
  5. gas water heater timers - are they worthwhile?

    Are gas water heater timers worthwhile?

    I've never seen one in operation, and the reports by consumers and plumbers are mixed.

    The energy lost in make-up time seems to be the main criticism of...
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    Terry, this post has nothing to do with the above...

    Terry, this post has nothing to do with the above - I dont think so, anyway.

    I'm having difficulty reaching the terrylove.com site except by a roundabout route. I keep getting directed to an...
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    You have cracks in the floor slab and water can...

    You have cracks in the floor slab and water can be seen seeping through. Seal the cracks as the other guy said.

    Do you have guttering - to my mind, a necessity in a freeze zone, esp. if you have...
  8. Anyone know whats happening at the waterheaterrescue.com site?

    The forum at waterheaterrescue.com site seems to have disappeared, and an email to them is rejected as a spam suspicious email. I'm a long time registered member so this is odd.

    Anyone else use...
  9. So. Ca. Gas rule no Bonding at the water heater.

    I've noticed a few posts on the issue of bonding at the water heater.
    FWIW:
    So. Ca. Gas have a regulation, "No Bonding at the water heater" - it's not permitted because they consider it to be an...
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    gas meter code(s)?

    Ref. gas meter code req's. for an externally fixed meter. I've just read in another place claims that,

    One, 3/4" plugged test tee's are not typically required in the gas pipework immediately...
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    multi head shower rough-in?

    Could anyone direct me to a diagram/pics of a multi-head shower rough-in?
  12. Thank you both for your replies. Sorry for the...

    Thank you both for your replies. Sorry for the delay, I've been on an enforced absence. I guess this subject is now dead, but i do still wonder.
  13. Tempering Valves for residential water heaters.

    Tempering valves(T/V) used with residential water heaters (W/H) - aka ( i believe ) Thermostatic mixing valves.

    1. Their main function appears to be to protect from scalding, ( how often do first...
  14. Thank you both for replying. hj, i will answer in...

    Thank you both for replying. hj, i will answer in a while.
  15. jadnashua, thank you for your post ref. New...

    jadnashua, thank you for your post ref. New England code req's.
    Do you have any diagrams or pics of approved N.E. installations with both fittings in place?
    I ask because diagrams and pics on the...
  16. Not sure if i grasp hj's argument, but for what...

    Not sure if i grasp hj's argument, but for what it's worth:

    1. the 1/8th hole near the top of the dip tube is called an anti-siphon hole ( for occasions of negative pressure ) and described as...
  17. Just a quick resurrection for my Feb 2012...

    Just a quick resurrection for my Feb 2012 question. Any comments or opinions, because, believe me, what the country needs now is a damn good cup of coffee and a blitz on plumbing junk. Perhaps the...
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    jimbo, AAMOI: how do the lyrics of "Dock of...

    jimbo,

    AAMOI: how do the lyrics of "Dock of the Bay" fit in with the above post's? Just curious.
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    Jimbo, With respect, I dont think that Bobby...

    Jimbo,

    With respect, I dont think that Bobby Darin ever recorded "Sitting On The Dock Of The Bay". It was Otis Redding's last song, of course. Both magnificent artists.
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    Back in the day, i worked as an operative for...

    Back in the day, i worked as an operative for Termite companies and, i'd say, on 60% of positive inspections, water damage from plumbing was called. One morning i pulled and re-set six different,...
  21. John, FWWIW: In the UK, shower booster pumps...

    John,
    FWWIW: In the UK, shower booster pumps are v. common. Typically, they are set on the FFL. and often fixed over a sandwhich of:

    1. a rubber mat.
    2. a square of ply
    3. a rubber mat
    4....
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    Access panels and wet walls.

    It's common in the Bay Area Ca. for PI's to pick-up the lack of an access panel in a wet wall. Access is, typically, required to the fixture(s) and supplies, but also to the waste & overflow....
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    If there's not enough room to spin the adapters...

    If there's not enough room to spin the adapters out then cut twice, on the straight pipe beyond the 90 and between the 90 and the adapter. Wether the OP uses new material or pulls apart and...
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    As mentioned above, cut/free the cu supplies, and...

    As mentioned above, cut/free the cu supplies, and wind-out, clean and remake the adapters - all of them. Wrap tape twice around the threads and then dope them.
    Thread them back in. Before cutting...
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    Thank you so much to everyone who has taken part...

    Thank you so much to everyone who has taken part ( and is perhaps still ongoing ) in this discussion. I've learned a lot.
    SoCal1, your posts were enlightening about the variety of installation...
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