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  1. Rough Plumbing-Bath to Shower Conversion HELP

    Hi folks, wanna turn this into a shower. Will be installing a 2" ABS drain ( Schluter Drain ). How do I proceed.
    Thanks so much,
    Steve
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    leads insert, what to do?

    Hi folks, the picture says it all. How do I put this back together?

    1. Is there a closet flange that will seal into the lead insert?

    2. Is it accetable to put it back like it is with a new...
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    Thanks guys, it's not a tailpiece. I'll change...

    Thanks guys, it's not a tailpiece. I'll change it.
    What other type of setup would be better? Is a drawing or picture possible???

    Thanks again,
    Steve
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    Thanks Jimbo, it is a baffle tee. I had to check...

    Thanks Jimbo, it is a baffle tee. I had to check it too!

    The pipe going into the disposal is just cut off and slipped in, should it / can it be different..like a tailpiece?
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    Is this disposal plumbed right?

    Hi Folks, anything wrong with this installation? Cuz it's missing the 90 coming out of the diposal, is that ok?

    Thanks, :)
    Steve
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    Is this disposal plumbed right?

    Hi Folks, anything wrong with this installation? Cuz it's missing the 90 coming out of the diposal, is that ok?
    THanks.....
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    Thanks alot gentleman.

    Thanks alot gentleman.
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    Expansion Tank w Water Pressure Regulator?

    When installing a Water Pressure Regulator, how important is it to also install a Water Expansion Tank?

    Thanks so much,
    Steve
  9. Non-Ceramic Shower Valve for Steel Pipe???

    Hi folks, When installing a new shower valve in a house that has all steel pipe plumbing I've heard one is not supposed to use the type with Ceramic Disc as the rust and crud-etc. from the steel...
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    Hi Jim, The temperature is the only thing that...

    Hi Jim, The temperature is the only thing that changes.
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    I think the plumber failed to check how far out...

    I think the plumber failed to check how far out the finished product would be. (Maybe because he didn't like where you bought the product he didn't pay as much atttention to the job...)I always...
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    Shower goes cold...

    Hey folks, While taking a shower, it'll go cold periodically, then back to regular, then cold, etc. We have a large water heater. THe shower valve is single handle, could it be the valve??

    Thanks,...
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    So, if the toilet is cracked and it gets...

    So, if the toilet is cracked and it gets replaced, do I
    A. use a waxless, or
    B. replace and raise the closet flange?, and if so how? The condo is on the second floor. Soil stack is ABS. It seems I...
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    Thanks. I like the dye idea, 'cept its a wood...

    Thanks. I like the dye idea, 'cept its a wood floor.......... I used a ring with with a tailpiece. I did just now read the wax ring question thread. Thanks.
    ?? How can a tailpiece cause a problem??...
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    Bad / Cracked Toilet???

    Hi folks, my friend's got an Eljer toilet, about a year ago it was leaking; liquid/ odor coming out at floor, I went over and removed it, discovered there was a full inch between top of closet flange...
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    Water Pressure Gauge

    Hey Folks, I'm goint to put a water pressure gauge in line at the water heater, the plumbing supply tried to sell the type that goes on a hose bib with a screw connector, I'm thinking this type isn't...
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    Wow, Thanks so much:) I'm taking all these...

    Wow, Thanks so much:) I'm taking all these suggestions. Couple a things though,
    It seems like a good "standard" pressure setting is 60psi, is that so?
    also, let's say I do set pressure at 60,...
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    Expansion Tank Question

    I know, I know, so many exp tank threads and here a I am starting another one....
    Watts installation procedures say to drain the water heater before installing exp tank; the following from their...
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    Thanks hj, I saw those on the website and was...

    Thanks hj, I saw those on the website and was wondering about that, I think I'll go that route. It looks like I want this one
    ...
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    Thanks, I'm still decidin which way to go. Yes...

    Thanks, I'm still decidin which way to go. Yes Gary, definitely I'll install an expansion tank, thanks for the tip and explanation.

    Steve
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    Water Pressure Regulator

    Hey folks, Couple of questions.........
    1. I'm going to install a ball valve and water pressure regulator outside in the front of the house. The 3/4" supply line is 24" between ground and 90 degree...
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    Hi all, Is denatured alcohol likely to harm...

    Hi all, Is denatured alcohol likely to harm escetcheons, satin or chrome???

    Thanks, Steve
  23. Thread: Soldering

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    So do you brush/flux then tighten the connection...

    So do you brush/flux then tighten the connection as tight as you normally would, then solder???? Reason I ask is I always sorda thought there needed to be a little space for the solder to get way...
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    Thanks Gary. The Watts website is really great,...

    Thanks Gary.
    The Watts website is really great, gave me lots of good info. One thing it showed a "Vacuum Relief Valve" at top of water heater, I've not seen these before, is this necessary??? ...
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    Water Pressure Regulator

    Hey Folks, I'm going to install a Water Pessure Regulator. A local hardware store has a WATTS N55B-M1 for $45, is this a good quality product? Who makes good ones?/what do I look for???
    The...
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