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    I doubt it's a pressure issue. Those big huge...

    I doubt it's a pressure issue. Those big huge rain shower heads need a high volume of water in order for them to function as expected. Is your plumbing all copper? Also, the cartridge has screens...
  2. 2 possibilities. 1 - your sewer is mildly...

    2 possibilities. 1 - your sewer is mildly restricted somewhere due to roots or use. 2 - it was plumbed poorly and you can't fix it w/out redoing the drainlines affecting you.
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    That's a pricey soap dispenser. I doubt few...

    That's a pricey soap dispenser. I doubt few plumbers know if the cartridges are interchangable or not. Few things in plumbing are interchangable between brands. But most soap dispensers work the...
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    There's nothing too fancy about any of these...

    There's nothing too fancy about any of these ballcocks. They all follow time proven mechanisms. Fluidmaster ballcocks would work just as well. They have a pro line that is supposed to have a model...
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    Sediment could also get stuck back in the...

    Sediment could also get stuck back in the anglestop or between the flex connection into the ballcock. You can disconnect and try running the flex connector into a bucket to make sure your problem...
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    Call Kohler, they can help you figure it out. ...

    Call Kohler, they can help you figure it out. Otherwise, a plumbers suggestion is to throw the faucet in the trash and get a faucet made by a company with half a brain.

    You can also go to their...
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    Also, 30 years ago toilets and waste systems were...

    Also, 30 years ago toilets and waste systems were designed to use more water to efficiently move the waste out of the house. Now w/ 1.6 gpf toilets, the water doesn't take the paper all the way out...
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    I heard from one old timer that he puts in...

    I heard from one old timer that he puts in Muriatic acid (found in pool cleaning supply section of your hardware store) into the toilet and lets it sit over night. Flush it the next day and it's as...
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    I wouldn't worry too much. You will always be...

    I wouldn't worry too much. You will always be able to find a toilet w/ a very high tank that has a fill tube that is extremely short. All one has to do is replace the flush valve upon purchase and...
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    If the problem is user related and not anything...

    If the problem is user related and not anything to do w/ the plumbing itself - the only option to guarantee no overflow is a lowboy toilet. One where the fill line on the tank is level with just...
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    If you can, pick up the blue flapper they sell...

    If you can, pick up the blue flapper they sell for this toilet. It's the same size as that red flapper but comes w/out the extra side hole allowing the entire tank to empty. Usefull if you need a...
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    If you are a tall person handi-capped height...

    If you are a tall person handi-capped height makes a difference, if you are short it's not a big deal.
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    Also check the handle and makes sure it's not...

    Also check the handle and makes sure it's not holding up the flapper just above the sealing point. Another thing to check is the chain itself and how it rests. If you have too much slack, it can...
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    With new water heaters these days I would avoid...

    With new water heaters these days I would avoid changing it unless it's neccessary. If you have a heater with a brass hose bib at the bottom draining them tends to be fairly easy. If it's a...
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    With fittings getting stamped out in China these...

    With fittings getting stamped out in China these days it's not uncommon to come across fittings that you can't fit into. Also if the fitting is slightly crushed it can be impossible to get it in...
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    The only special aerator design I can think of is...

    The only special aerator design I can think of is the one found on Sloan or commercial faucets where u need the key with two teeth opposite of each other that fits inside the outer sleave to twist it...
  17. lol. I'm sorry but it never stops being funny...

    lol. I'm sorry but it never stops being funny when I hear people say that they don't know what the water is that's coming out of the floor when they run showers and flush the toilet.

    Reminds me...
  18. Different areas will all have different brands...

    Different areas will all have different brands available. The numbering is fairly standard between brands, they are usually made by the same place just packaged differently for the different...
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    Not sure if this part is getting confused but it...

    Not sure if this part is getting confused but it seems like it. When the others here are saying sleeving, they aren't talking about sleeving the inside of your old sewerline. The line itself is...
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    One thing about using a heater that does both...

    One thing about using a heater that does both radiant heat and heating water is when it goes out on you. If you have cold winters and it fails, you have no hot water or heat. It's ok if you use it...
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    It's the wax side, the horn is an optional...

    It's the wax side, the horn is an optional component. It's not always neccessary.
  22. with no deductible?

    with no deductible?
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    My wife's a clean freak so our dishes are put...

    My wife's a clean freak so our dishes are put away as soon as we use them. If people have full sinks and are running the dishwasher at the same time, they have problems of a whole different nature...
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    I love it, I have hated Kohler all my life due to...

    I love it, I have hated Kohler all my life due to the unneccessary pain they put into repairing their valves of all types. I've only worked w/ a couple old timers for my whole career and so to hear...
  25. Kohler = pain in the ass getting parts period. ...

    Kohler = pain in the ass getting parts period. They have this habit of redesigning the wheel for every thing they make. Then you go to get parts and they tell you, oh that part is discontinued, the...
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