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    thanks. replaced the whole aquastat with an...

    thanks. replaced the whole aquastat with an identical unit and solved the problem. perhaps the old one could have been repaired - but it was easier to just switch the whole thing out.
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    I turned all thermostats off immediately - they...

    I turned all thermostats off immediately - they can rely on the gas fireplace and spaceheaters until I fix this.

    Jim - what else in the circuit could cause the boiler to not shut off?
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    Boiler Temp 240F - Bad Aquastat?

    Walked into my sisters home tonight and noticed a burning smell. The CI radiators were way hotter than usual and one of them had a slight hiss at the vavle stem.

    The boiler's temp was at 240F,...
  4. thanks for the info terry. Since I already...

    thanks for the info terry. Since I already havethe 4x3 closet bend in there and the subfloor closed in I either have to go with an offset flange or nothing at all. Also - the 45 deg flanges wouldnt...
  5. I can make the floor be as thick as 2" with mud...

    I can make the floor be as thick as 2" with mud and tile. That flange I linked to is of the 4" inside/3" outside type. That is to say it fits inside sch 40 4" pie OR it fits over sch 40 3" pipe...
  6. Is this one of the 'OK' offset closet flanges?

    I am doing a full joist up bathroom remodel - including replacing about 85 percent of the home's rotting copper DWV system with PVC...BTW I do not need to worry about inspections but I want it done...
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    Continued: Video 5: Rerouting adjacent...

    Continued:

    Video 5: Rerouting adjacent bathroom layout:


    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v62/JustTegIt/th_100_2094.jpg


    Thank you again for all of your help!
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    Ok thanks hj. I was thinking that same thing...

    Ok thanks hj. I was thinking that same thing about the toilet being wet vented by the run coming from the lavatory and kitchen sink.


    With regards to the entire project I have taken 5 video...
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    Thanks hj. There is only one tub and that is the...

    Thanks hj. There is only one tub and that is the one in the new bath. My drawing is crappy and it may look like the tub is in the adjacent bathroom but it isnt. The adjacent bath is a 3/4 bath -...
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    Continued from previous post: Above shows...

    Continued from previous post:



    Above shows the horizontal drain/vent turning downward and the 2" vent for the adjacent bathroom. This is also where the toilet and shower from the adjacent...
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    DWV Layout Problems

    I am redoing a bathroom including changing the layout - and at the same time replacing all of the copper DWV that is 50 years old and corroding (with PVC). Additionally the adjacent bathroom has...
  12. thanks. Well I am almost out of ideas. This is...

    thanks. Well I am almost out of ideas. This is a very frusterating sitaution because I have what seems like a ton of space to work with, a nice 3 inch main right below to tie into, and a nice 3...
  13. Damn you're right - I forgot about that part. I...

    Damn you're right - I forgot about that part. I just check and I think I can just squeeze the whole assembly under the bottom edge of the joists - so I could run a dedicated vent. I could tie the...
  14. critique my drain layout - is this an S-trap?

    EDIT: Please delete this thread and see my other thread:



    http://www.terrylove.com/forums/showthread.php?35335-DWV-Layout-Problems&p=251594#post251594
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    thanks tom. I think that setup would actually...

    thanks tom. I think that setup would actually set the overflow arm too low with the tee being a separate unit. I am looing for an inteegral unit where the tee is actually PART OF the tub shoe. ...
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    thanks. I googled that and can't seem to come up...

    thanks. I googled that and can't seem to come up with any results. Could you post a link or direct me to where I could get one? Preferably in solvent weld PVC.
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    Tub Shoe Directly above Trap?

    I am used to seeing tubs plumbed with the 'tub shoe' as an elbow shape and the tee being directly below the overflow/directly above the trap. I have a situation where it would be beneficial to have...
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    bath remodel curbless shower layout

    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v62/JustTegIt/bathlayout.jpg



    I am attempting to redesign a standard 5x8 bath for my parents' home. Currently the room is 5x8 with an alcove on the right side...
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    Aftermarket Tank Lever for Toto Promenade

    A client of mine purchased a new Toto Promenade (side mount tank lever for the G-max valve). Their fixtures are all Moen Vesitge, and they also purchased a Moen Vestige tank lever in brushed nickel....
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    LOL, yeah I did too - but I was thinking more...

    LOL, yeah I did too - but I was thinking more like gunk from the lines not being flushed - not a partially closed off rough in valve. That is not a mistake a licensed plumber should be making.

    As...
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    problem solved

    well it appears that I solved the problem. I took the trim off and immediately noticed that the HOT valve stop was not turned on (the valve was at about 45degrees, only half on). There was still...
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    bad pressure balance cartridge?

    My sisters new home addition has an issue with the new shower. After a few months of use the shower now has low hot water pressure. the cold pressure is fine, and the hot pressure everywhere else in...
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    basement sink pump/venting questions

    A family member has asked me to install a utility sink in her basement (1940's home).

    The main drain is about 3' off the ground at its lowest point so a pump will need to be used. There is no...
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