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    I have been in the trade over 25 yrs. just...

    I have been in the trade over 25 yrs. just outside of philly, and have never seen this.
  2. In Minneapolis, I assume you get considerable...

    In Minneapolis, I assume you get considerable snow. You need to to terminate your vent above expected snow levels.
  3. You can buy a Rheem 22V50PROFN. Which has an...

    You can buy a Rheem 22V50PROFN. Which has an eight year warranty. Add a 4 year warranty upgrade kit (SP20079) which is an extra anode rod that gets put in place of the hot water supply nipple, and...
  4. If you are going for best cleaning , I would have...

    If you are going for best cleaning , I would have the lines water jetted.
  5. The large screw is your pressure balancing spool....

    The large screw is your pressure balancing spool.

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    Remove spool and replace, you must turn off water to faucet. Will fix your problem. Most likely not available at box or hardware...
  6. Here is a link for the tool. ...

    Here is a link for the tool. http://www.lyncar.com/plumbing/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=10_93&products_id=773
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    The Federal Safe Water Drinking Act Was enacted...

    The Federal Safe Water Drinking Act Was enacted in Dec. 1974. Most municipalities and water companies ignored it for decades. It is only recently,10 yrs or so, strict enforcement began in my area. ...
  8. No liquid drain cleaner will take care of baby...

    No liquid drain cleaner will take care of baby wipes. You will have to have the line cleared with a machine.
  9. Thread: PB to PEX?

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    http://terrylove.com/images/sharkbite_pb_pex.jpg...

    http://terrylove.com/images/sharkbite_pb_pex.jpg

    The gray end of the Sharbite if for PB


    Notice grey side of 3/4 coupling is for poly. I don't know what makes it different, only that it is,...
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    It sounds as if your pressure reducing valve is...

    It sounds as if your pressure reducing valve is bad. The pressure keeps building as it is slowly letting pressure pass.
  11. Thread: PB to PEX?

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    Terry sharkbte makes a transition coupling ftom...

    Terry sharkbte makes a transition coupling ftom poly to pex. They are a little hard to get. Either model u 4008 or u 4016. The poly side of the fitting is grey, not gold like regular sharkbite. ...
  12. Try some white vinegar. It is a mild acid. My...

    Try some white vinegar. It is a mild acid. My wife uses it for alot of cleaning. With a scouring pad should do the trick. I recommend this to customers over clr and the like.
  13. It sounds as if main drain is blocked,before it...

    It sounds as if main drain is blocked,before it gets to septic. If you flush opposite toilet and the other toilet fills. The waste has nowhere else to go. Is your shower backing up as well?
  14. Thread: Cast Iron Hub

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    Can not tell which pipe it is in pics. On a...

    Can not tell which pipe it is in pics. On a fitting, should be marked. SV for service or XH for extra heavy.
  15. I have been told by a factory rep for another...

    I have been told by a factory rep for another mfgr, never to use flexible gas connectors on their tankless. With high gas demand ridges in flex lines can cause your gas pressure to waffle. Also...
  16. Rheems 12 yr warranty , add a 2nd anode rod to...

    Rheems 12 yr warranty , add a 2nd anode rod to the tank. Giving you more protection.
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    19457H19456You can secure pipes to floor joists. ...

    19457H19456You can secure pipes to floor joists. You're best option would be copper clevis hangers, 3/8" allthread, and 3/8 floor and ceiling plate. We use these all the time. They are easily...
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    Exact replacement. You have to solder the female...

    Exact replacement. You have to solder the female adaptor on copper first. Do not solder adaptor on nipple. I use tape and dope.
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    We set all of our tubs and shower bases with...

    We set all of our tubs and shower bases with stuctolite. Never covered mix with polymer. Just straight into mix.
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    Unfortunately the best solution for you is to...

    Unfortunately the best solution for you is to replace the entire run. I have been in the trade over 25 years and would not attempt to connect to this line. I know it will be a big expense, but...
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    Lead water service from meter out to curb stop. ...

    Lead water service from meter out to curb stop. All lead.
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    We still run into this in older areas, specially...

    We still run into this in older areas, specially in the city. (philly) The only way to do this is completely remove lead. If it is your service it must be replaced.
  23. If your main drain were backed up the water from...

    If your main drain were backed up the water from the toilet would back up into the shower base, being the lowest point in the bathroom. It sounds as if your toilet has a blockage. A closet auger...
  24. Is the toilet the only problem you are having...

    Is the toilet the only problem you are having draining? If it were in your main drain it would most likely show up in the shower first.
  25. If you read the paperwork that comes with the...

    If you read the paperwork that comes with the toilet it states use if in tank cleaners voids mfgr. warranty.
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