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  1. The house sits on a full basement. I have super...

    The house sits on a full basement. I have super easy access to everything, except the kitchen plumbing, which still isn't that bad.

    Is PEX the way to go, otherwise?

    clove
  2. Best way to figure plan on replumbing my old house?

    I own an 80 year old craftsman style house.

    I am wanting to replumb the house.

    Most of the water lines are the original steel galvanized.

    Most of the updating, done by previous home...
  3. Sticky: If you call Whirlpool, good chance you will get...

    If you call Whirlpool, good chance you will get someone from India.

    Each time I got someone from India, I told them I wanted to speak to an American. They put me right thru.

    Maybe I would have...
  4. Sticky: Now this from my daughter, who says I need to...

    Now this from my daughter, who says I need to send it to Whirpool:

    To Whirlpool:

    Liar, Liar.
    Too bad your pilot won't hold fire.
    Hanging customers from a telephone wire.


    Clove
  5. Sticky: My experience shows that the tech reps will tell...

    My experience shows that the tech reps will tell you anything, whether it is true or not.

    They have lied again and again.

    Personally, I would not believe anything they said.

    Clove
  6. Sticky: If you are going to that much trouble, why not...

    If you are going to that much trouble, why not try to get an RA for your unit, or kindly ask lowes to return it for a new one?
    Clove
  7. Sticky: I had the problem with water temps spiking. ...

    I had the problem with water temps spiking.

    Funny that they took my word for changing out the valve. As tough and misleading as they were, I am surprise that it was as easy as telling them on the...
  8. Sticky: The reasons I originally chose the stupid...

    The reasons I originally chose the stupid Whirlpool:

    1. Our local plumbing supply house was closed. They carried AO Smith at the time.
    2. I remember thinking: "Well, if its got the Whirlpool name...
  9. Sticky: MG, If you want my old thermocouple manifold...

    MG,
    If you want my old thermocouple manifold kit, you can have it as a back up. All you have to do is pay the actual shipping.
    This is the original part assembly, not the upgrade kit that WP sent....
  10. Sticky: I am not an engineer nor a plumber, just a happy...

    I am not an engineer nor a plumber, just a happy home owner. The more I think about it, I wonder if Robert Shaw is to blame for a good part of the problem. Thier faulty valves, combined with a poorly...
  11. Sticky: Sad...We went to Menard's tonight, and on...

    Sad...We went to Menard's tonight, and on clearance, sat my wifes dream stove. She had that look on her face that said "I am going to own this stove."

    That look lasted until I asked her "Did you...
  12. Sticky: By the way: As for the original reciept topic...

    By the way:

    As for the original reciept topic that has been an issue with Whirlpool.

    I forgot to mention that the gal who was the only person to help me, told me "NEVER send an original reciept...
  13. Sticky: About Lowes not selling the thermocouple: I...

    About Lowes not selling the thermocouple:

    I just skimmed over the lawsuit stuff...and if I got this right, part of the lawsuit is about Whirlpool knowingly selling thermocouples even though they...
  14. Sticky: Feel free to pm me.

    Feel free to pm me.
  15. Sticky: MG- You are right...Lowes does not sell the...

    MG-
    You are right...Lowes does not sell the replacement thermocouple.

    If I were you, I think I would install the kit that is coming.

    Then, as soon as you have hot water again, I would start on...
  16. Sticky: Well, here is the story. Whirlpool (WP) sent...

    Well, here is the story.

    Whirlpool (WP) sent the manifold kit. This is after 2 phone calls.

    Took about an hour to replace, and I did everything exactly to their specs.

    WH, or as my 6 y.o....
  17. Sticky: For what its worth, if anyone cares: When my...

    For what its worth, if anyone cares:

    When my last WH went out, I wanted to put in a quality replacement. We have a local place called The Plumbing Store. They have been great to deal with over the...
  18. Sticky: LOL!!!!!! I my goodness!!!! That is...

    LOL!!!!!!

    I my goodness!!!! That is hillarious!!!!

    After having no real hot water for 11 days, I think this is the first time I have laughed out loud!!!!

    Actually, if you can believe it,...
  19. Sticky: The saga continues. I have been lied to by...

    The saga continues.

    I have been lied to by Whirlpool so many times that I am beginning to wonder if anyone in the world tells the truth.

    I don't think I will ever knowingly purchase another...
  20. Sticky: Mark, Thank you for the quick reply!!!! I...

    Mark,

    Thank you for the quick reply!!!!

    I see you are in Indy. I am in Franklin.

    I think you are right. It is probably time for a new WH.

    Why the same problem before and after with the...
  21. Sticky: Anyone care to help on another home owner with a...

    Anyone care to help on another home owner with a JUNK Whirlpool WH?

    30 gallon, FG series, 3 years old. Has worked flawlessly until a week ago.

    The pilot light went out, and relit, but continued...
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