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  1. Sticky: Good job. I think! Our shop was delivered 1 of...

    Good job. I think! Our shop was delivered 1 of these. No Wirlpool but an American WH brand.The owners are cheap. I warned them that they will sit untill they rust to the floor.Bradley White's or...
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    A proper drain cleaning is in order.A drain...

    A proper drain cleaning is in order.A drain cleaner can yank the trap and run up a little and make sure the vent is open and down to give the line a good cleaning.
    Good luck.
  3. Are these units drawing enough combution air?

    Are these units drawing enough combution air?
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    Don't use the sweep you have,to cover what HJ...

    Don't use the sweep you have,to cover what HJ said use a long sweep.
    If you ever need this, you want it to work well for its intended purpose.
    Those short sweeps can be a bear to put a proper drain...
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    NO! Bad dog! Just put one of those plastic top...

    NO! Bad dog!
    Just put one of those plastic top hat looking drain strainers over it and inform everyone when they are done showering to kindly bend down and clean their hair from the strainer.
  6. Thread: brass vs pvc

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    Agreed....Rugged....In case you ever plug it up...

    Agreed....Rugged....In case you ever plug it up the favorite M.O. of drain cleaners is a snake in the overflow to clear the line. A full tub of water might make some people sad when it springs a leak...
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    This is how many floor drains end up getting...

    This is how many floor drains end up getting trapped.
    To vent this you would need to run your drain to the nearest side wall where you could take a vent straight up from a sanitary tee(1 1/2 would...
  8. Jeeez.Quick fast and cheap! No way!

    Jeeez.Quick fast and cheap! No way!
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    A proud member of Minneapolis local 15.Hardest...

    A proud member of Minneapolis local 15.Hardest working crew i've ever been around.
    Slackers are not tolerated.Rugged,It sounds like you were flat out burned by your hall if all is correct!Sparky's...
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    Some union BA from KY I am certain.

    Some union BA from KY I am certain.
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    This room was originally exposed piping and the...

    This room was originally exposed piping and the cheap *b* doesn't want to open up a chase for the basement on up,Which having done that in the first place would have saved him a ton.I would have far...
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    Pex in a bad neighborhood.

    I am doing a repipe in a crummy part of town.OK.
    Owner wants everything redone in pex.Ok fine.
    But on the top story bathroom everything will be exposed in the bathroom.
    Lines out of the walls.The...
  13. Artesian! Worst EVER! I've disliked Eljer for...

    Artesian! Worst EVER! I've disliked Eljer for some time also!
    Just ran into an Eljer PF2.Pressure tank not filling.
    5 years old!Hello Sloan swap out!
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    THat great big crack is worrysome but it *may*...

    THat great big crack is worrysome but it *may* not be a problem,now.
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    Remodel work, I do paste over tape.Then I bump...

    Remodel work, I do paste over tape.Then I bump the thing and get a leak on the old galvanized down the line anyhow!
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    Run your toilet back to the wall then vent it...

    Run your toilet back to the wall then vent it kind of like this...Hope you can see this.The toilet vent can be 2" If your waste is 4" that is fine.You had no sizing on your waste and vents.1 1/2 for...
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    Do you have at least 1 full sized (In your case...

    Do you have at least 1 full sized (In your case 3") vent stack going out anyplace?
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    Other thing..is it vented correctly? is there...

    Other thing..is it vented correctly?
    is there some sort of vent after the check?
    Could the check be heavy enough to choke off any needed venting.
    A Gurgling toilet is bad venting or
    A line...
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    The proper flow should end up being close to 2'...

    The proper flow should end up being close to 2' per second.
    Which is a good clip.Any faster and your water runs away from your solids
    and that ,of course,will cause a problem too.
    Run with this:
    ...
  20. Thread: My Pex install

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    Very neat. Good job with the pex elbows.

    Very neat. Good job with the pex elbows.
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    The 20" requirement is just to make sure you loop...

    The 20" requirement is just to make sure you loop that drain hose tightly under the counertop so that if your kit. drain backs up it will not be able to backflow into your DW.
    Do they have some sort...
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    I have seen home dumpster exchange used burned...

    I have seen home dumpster exchange used burned out disposals.
    Give 'er a shot.
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    No mention of whats beneath all of these.If its a...

    No mention of whats beneath all of these.If its a location where your sewer leaves the structure, then remodel with ,"what would I do if the sewer backs up here on a sunday night?" in mind.
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    Plumber Jim is on to you I think. Just take a...

    Plumber Jim is on to you I think. Just take a cold chisel and beat the nice soft brass plug on out and be careful not to let it fall in.You be sad when your main backs up!
    You didn't mention why you...
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    4x3 closet bend. perhaps just a 4x4". I use them...

    4x3 closet bend. perhaps just a 4x4".
    I use them often. The stub up on the wall 21"? A lav sink stubb most likely.
    As for the gas,in this neck of the woods a plumber can also rough the gas in for...
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