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  1. When your in a 24 x 24 cabinet or room,...

    When your in a 24 x 24 cabinet or room, especially one with a shed outdoors, it is impossible to add an expansion tank, unless you do it ont he exterior, and it will look horrible.

    Most of the...
  2. Expansion tanks and drip legs aere in local code...

    Expansion tanks and drip legs aere in local code here, but rarely installed.

    I am installing a expansion tank on my remodel, but most of the changeouts I do, there is no room in the shed, or the...
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    cut and re-thread. When I plumbed in a state...

    cut and re-thread.

    When I plumbed in a state with a frost level, I used to install frost free hydrants.

    the water is actually turned off at the bottom of the unit, far undergroung where it ties...
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    Maybe a worm drive??? I had an accident with a...

    Maybe a worm drive???

    I had an accident with a sawzall, it was 3am, tired and reaching above my head to cut a vent, to lazy to get a ladder, my finger slipped and got caught in the shaft of the...
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    Are you double bolting the closet bolts, once to...

    Are you double bolting the closet bolts, once to the flange and then once to the toilet, using your bolt caps and caulking???

    This must be because of improper installation, if the flange is 1/4"...
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    the trap arm needs to remain at a 1/4" per foot...

    the trap arm needs to remain at a 1/4" per foot to the tie in, or santee, or stack, yours being 4"

    You cannot drop or raise a trap arm in any way.

    if you need to go under, then go under, the...
  7. He should have had final inspection by now:mad: ...

    He should have had final inspection by now:mad:

    I wonder if it passed??:confused::confused:

    did it? did it? if it didn't, it won't be a suprise, atleast come back and tell us, and then attach...
  8. T o fix it properly, you can drill out the lead...

    T o fix it properly, you can drill out the lead and pull the oakum, crack the flange with a cold chisel and remove.

    Install a cast iron insta set and before pouring back the concrete, drop some...
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    According to the drawing, you have your trap arm...

    According to the drawing, you have your trap arm going over 2 ducts, this is illegal and needs to be changed.

    You are not allowed to have anything from the trap to the santee, this will cause...
  10. Did it Pass?? Did it?????Did It?????:confused:

    Did it Pass?? Did it?????Did It?????:confused:
  11. everything sounds about right, but the gas. my...

    everything sounds about right, but the gas.

    my contractors license in california allows me to do gas work also. I do not hold a special license, it was part of the test. I am however certified...
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    ben, I don't have the IPC, is it for suds...

    ben, I don't have the IPC, is it for suds relief??? whats the reason big guy??

    10 pipe sizes, what calc's that out to??? 2" x 10 pipe sizes? would be what? whats the formula????
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    take a picture, I had a customer break a mixet...

    take a picture, I had a customer break a mixet off in the valve and he had the water still on :eek:

    we need pictures:D:D
  14. Did it pass?? Did it? Did it???:D

    Did it pass?? Did it? Did it???:D
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    It would take me 5 years to complete a 2 bath...

    It would take me 5 years to complete a 2 bath re-pipe :eek:

    when your under a house running pipe, repairing a leak on an emergency shut down for a hospital at 2am, in a confined space, all that...
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    Hmmm, 10 pipe diameters...thats a IPC thing, I am...

    Hmmm, 10 pipe diameters...thats a IPC thing, I am UPC.

    The only thing I could think is that they mean't the sud's relief from the washer????

    Here, you need 8'.

    That would be a great question...
  17. for the cost of a faucet, under $100.00, your...

    for the cost of a faucet, under $100.00, your risking a flood when your not home??

    bite the bullet and replace the faucet. all the faucets I have seen leak from that area, have been really old...
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    LOL, and one more thing I just noticed, take that...

    LOL, and one more thing I just noticed, take that 4" wye out and install a 4" flat tee or tapped c/o tee, it will hide in the wall with a chrome cover plate that drills into a c/s plug.;) this way...
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    Ok then, all the 3" that I said, change that to...

    Ok then, all the 3" that I said, change that to 4", like 4 x 2, etc. sorry for that. Actually, I will edit my post, looked bigger, but it is hard to tell on the computer:p
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    2 way c/o's are a good idea, not really needed in...

    2 way c/o's are a good idea, not really needed in your case because you will have the c/o on the toilet vent, especially if you do it the way I suggested in my last post, with the flat vent right off...
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    I also forgot to mention, you can flat vent the...

    I also forgot to mention, you can flat vent the toilet, it would be better then where you have the toilet vent now, down the line.

    Come off the closet bend, where it goes horizontal, where you...
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    why are you pitching your toilet waste so much?...

    why are you pitching your toilet waste so much? is that because of the concrete? I would only pitch 1/4" per foot, to much pitch and solids are left behind, especially with the low flow toilets...
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    I have been soldering for 11 years, I have...

    I have been soldering for 11 years, I have massive pride in my work.

    I like peace of mind and sleep over worrying if I am going back in 6 months to repair a slow leak.

    There is a big difference...
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    I woud replace the whole bibb, trying to find a...

    I woud replace the whole bibb, trying to find a compatable handle may be hard.
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    thats the myth. here is my view, I wanna turn...

    thats the myth.

    here is my view, I wanna turn the water on and not have a leak:D

    you can use 1" of solder on a 1/2" joint, or 2" and still get a pretty joint.

    have you pressure tested your...
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