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    Why are your water heaters failing? If the water...

    Why are your water heaters failing? If the water is corroding them or are they clogging because of hard water? If so I think you will have the same problems on the tankless as well. You may want to...
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    My understanding is that the condensate is about...

    My understanding is that the condensate is about a acidic as orange juice or soda. It is not immediately caustic. The only thing I am not sure about is the ABS issue, because we use PVC here. But, if...
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    I have experience with Navien. They can be used...

    I have experience with Navien. They can be used with external recirc pump or, as Terry mentioned, they also make units with built in recirc. pumps. Even the units with the recirc pumps can be used...
  4. Just wanted to update this with solution. I found...

    Just wanted to update this with solution. I found a RANCO ETC-111000 which is like a digital version of an aquastat and includes a sensor. It is like a temparature controlled on/off switch.
  5. Contolling Circulator Pump by water temperature

    Hello,

    I need to install a controller or aquastat that will turn on/off my recirculation pump which is connected to my tankless water heater with external storage tank. I am looking for...
  6. Pipe Size reducer Question, Recircuation Loop

    Hi All,

    It has been a while. I have a commercial boiler with a 120 gallon hot water storage tank on a recirculation pump. The boiler is 20 years old and I want to retrofit a high efficiency...
  7. I just want to increase the CFU/Minute

    I just want to increase the CFU/Minute
  8. The check valves are a great ideal. This set up...

    The check valves are a great ideal. This set up would be parallel, right, with the two tanks into one?
  9. How to use two air compressors to increase CFM

    Hi,

    I have read that it is possible and safe to combine the output of two air compressors for high CFU applications. I was wondering how to accomplish this. It seems to me that using an...
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    two sinks - one riser

    Hello again,

    I have a 1 1/2" riser roughed in in my basement for a bathroom sink. I want to connect two sinks to it: one for the bathroom, and one for a wet bar sink adjacent the bathroom (about...
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    I did about 12 square feet of 4" slab with the...

    I did about 12 square feet of 4" slab with the following method:

    Rotary Drill with masonary bit drilled a circle pattern about 4 inch in diameter (big enough to get your hand in)

    Heaviest...
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    shower p-trap question (DWV)

    Hi

    Is it ok to swivel the end of the shower p-trap or does it have to be aligned in a straight line (looking from above)?

    I found an example (not mine) of what I mean. You see how this trap...
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    Plumbing Plan Question

    Some of you may remember that I broke up my basement slab a couple months back to scope out the DWV with an eye towards adding a 2" drain and vent tie-in. I got the building permit. I have finished...
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    What is this spacer mesh material

    I think I found the best system for an interior perimeter drain, but what is the "spacer mesh" that is supposed to go between the foundation wall, and the rigid insulation?

    By the way, this...
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    Yeah. I have seen that before. Basically...

    Yeah. I have seen that before. Basically recommends that you fix XPS everywhere and tape it up.

    I have a floating slab (not for soil movement) with a 3/4" gap around the perimiter which connects...
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    Insulating Finished Basement

    I live in upstate NY (cold in winter) and I am wondering what to do about insulating my basement before framing walls.

    My house is 10 years old and has bat fiberglass insulation covering about...
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    Thanks for the advice.

    Thanks for the advice.
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    That's how I made my first fortune

    That's how I made my first fortune
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    HJ What is the simple way to do it? Thanks

    HJ

    What is the simple way to do it?

    Thanks
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    How about this?

    How about this?
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    Ok, Thanks Redwood. I get it. That's why I posted...

    Ok, Thanks Redwood. I get it. That's why I posted before doing any more demo

    Have the 4x2 wye go like this?
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    busted up slab (pic) for shower in basement

    I am about 1/2 way there with the removal of the slab. But I think you can get a good idea of what I want to do.

    I have a sink, toilet roughed in, in my basement. I am adding a shower rough in,...
  23. Thread: Shower Drain

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    Shower Drain

    Does it mater where the shower drain is placed? I am thinking in relationship to the shower head. I see center, left, right in pans. It seems like being furthest away from the shower head would be...
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    Adding Shower to half bath in basement

    Hi Everyone,

    I am in the process of drawing up plans to get my permit for my basement renovation. When we built the home, I had a half bath roughed in. Now I have decided that I might as well add...
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