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    Sounds like you need a real plumber. This one is...

    Sounds like you need a real plumber. This one is over your head literally.
  2. Thread: Hole in Copper

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    You have a point there HJ. I think they would...

    You have a point there HJ. I think they would make you think if you were trying to drive a nail or a screw.
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    Guy at work had to replace his copper with CPVC...

    Guy at work had to replace his copper with CPVC because his well water kept making pinholes in the pipe.
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    Is there a brand of flux and solder that is...

    Is there a brand of flux and solder that is better than most? As far as soldering goes I heat the fitting until I see the flux start to boil then hit the joint with solder until it starts to flow....
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    I thought the same thing. He saw the one for the...

    I thought the same thing. He saw the one for the Hot but the cold was obstructed but commons sense should have kicked in. No nail plates at all. Guess the builder didn't want to put out the 30 cents...
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    Hole in Copper

    I was installing a new electrical line to a garbage disposal and my son cut out the old shelf under the sink because the particle board turned back into particle. While drilling a hole to put up a...
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    The electrician told me it was code in our area...

    The electrician told me it was code in our area since 2011. I may still try and put the switch in the wall but fishing a wire in a wall with insulation is a pain.
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    Talked to a friend who is a licensed electrician...

    Talked to a friend who is a licensed electrician who I haven't seen in a while and he said it has to be on a GFCI in our area. They make combo receptacle/switch/GFCI that I'll use and put it in the...
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    Thanks for the replies. I bought the insinkerator...

    Thanks for the replies. I bought the insinkerator cord now I need a 20 amp line and a switch in the cabinet. If it were a new kitchen install I'd put it on the wall.
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    Switch location for Disposal

    How close to the sink can you put the switch for a garbage disposal? Is it ok to put it in the cabinet under the sink. I searched here and a electrical form but couldn't find the answer.
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    thanks for the replies so far. I was thinking 1/4...

    thanks for the replies so far. I was thinking 1/4 turn with compression fittings. Only place I've seen flare fittings used was either oil heater fuel line or on car fuel & brake lines.
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    Terry, What are compression stops? Is this the...

    Terry, What are compression stops? Is this the type of valve (e.g. ball valve) or the fittings to connect with. Never heard the term compression stop.
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    Kitchen Sink Shutoff Valves

    What is your preferred type of shut off valve for under a kitchen sink. Have to help my future son-in-law put in a new faucet and the cold shut off is seized. I usually go to the local Plumbing...
  14. How about a stubout? Getting the right size one...

    How about a stubout? Getting the right size one you'll probably need to go to a supply house. You also might want to paint the exposed part.
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    Another question. Is most PEX tubing the same? Is...

    Another question. Is most PEX tubing the same? Is it the ring you put on for the Wirsbo or is it a special tubing?
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    Is the Wirsbo Tool the only expensive part of...

    Is the Wirsbo Tool the only expensive part of using the Wirsbo type connection?
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    PEX Tubing Questions

    I know how to sweat tubing fittings but with PEX being much easier to work with I have a bunch of questions for anyone who uses it:

    1. This one question for you Pros, do you guys use it much?
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    Hey Porky how do you find a ground water stream?...

    Hey Porky how do you find a ground water stream? friend from work has been getting water in his sump after a new neighboorhood was built behind his house and there's a couple acres between the two....
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    Here's what they look like. Very pricey, < $1.00

    Here's what they look like. Very pricey, < $1.00
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    I agree with finding the cause first. One test...

    I agree with finding the cause first. One test that could be done is turn your water off at the street to see if it's yours that is leaking and causing the problem. Even though it stops in the summer...
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    I get old work boxes from a electrical supply...

    I get old work boxes from a electrical supply store (retail/wholesale) and they sell boxes with screws inside of them so all you need to do is cut the hole next to the stud. I always hated using the...
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    Zoeller and Liberty seem to be recommended a lot...

    Zoeller and Liberty seem to be recommended a lot on this site.
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    If you got 23+ out of it I would buy another of...

    If you got 23+ out of it I would buy another of the brand. As far as a recommendation I can't help, sure someone here will.
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    Is the shower the wet vent? Could the a vent for...

    Is the shower the wet vent? Could the a vent for the shower be tied with the others in the attic? I guess the toilet should have a vent too huh?
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    Poll: I hate old houses! Replace all the plumbing and...

    I hate old houses! Replace all the plumbing and definitely a lot of the lumber too. These handy man specials are a lot of work. Get the phone number of a good plumber or at least the help of one.
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