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    Thanks. I wasn't sure if there was a water leak...

    Thanks. I wasn't sure if there was a water leak or something that was pushing water up inside the handle.

    If all I need to do is take it off and clean it that's great. I was wondering if I need...
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    Mildew inside shower handle

    I have a standard delta single shower handle. Inside of the plastic handle mildew is forming. I saw this about 2 years ago and replace the entire assembly.

    Soon after I replaced the assembly,...
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    So would a bad AAV create sewer smells in the...

    So would a bad AAV create sewer smells in the house? For a fast fix, I thinking of replacing the AAV for $16. Should I pour bleech in the vent line or anything?
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    AAV and sewer smell

    Would a bad AAV cause a bathroom or laundry room to omit sewer smells? We are getting a sewer smell a few times a week around 7pm.

    It looks like the house has two venting systems. One goes...
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    GE: 30 amp, Smith: 25 amp, Rheem: 22 amp,...

    GE: 30 amp, Smith: 25 amp, Rheem: 22 amp, Steibel: 15 amp

    Energy Factor:
    GE: 2.35, Smith: 2.4, Rheem: 2.0, Steibel: 2.5

    So the Steibel will draw less amps and makes the best use of energy. ...
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    I just used the Energy Guide numbers to estimate....

    I just used the Energy Guide numbers to estimate. These are accurate enough to get a rough idea the hybrid is worth the extra upfront costs.

    Since all the plumbing is already run, I would put...
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    Here’s the rough numbers: Good old 40 gal...

    Here’s the rough numbers:

    Good old 40 gal --works every time—tank with energy smart (from Lowes):
    Purchase: $319
    Install: $350
    Total: $669
    Yearly cost to run: $508

    GE 50 gal hybrid: ...
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    As a complete novice and a “trying to get...

    As a complete novice and a “trying to get educated” consumer, it looks like from a performance aspect people like the gas tankless and not so much the electric tankless. There is still an element...
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    What do you think about the electrical tankless...

    What do you think about the electrical tankless heaters vs the heat pump?
  10. so what was the outcome? does it work?

    so what was the outcome? does it work?
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    Right now the existing hot water heater is the...

    Right now the existing hot water heater is the old tank type with 220 (or is it 240) volts. The tank does sit inside of a drain pan and the pan has a pvc line or something that drains outside. If...
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    Electric Tankless or new Heat Pump type

    House has 2 hot water heaters, both electric. I want to replace one of them because it is 11 years old and itís on the second story of the house. If she blows, itís not gonna be pretty.

    What...
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    New Gas Line Install Question

    We are switching from an electric range to a 40Ē gas range with this burner configuration:

    Triple Ring Burner: (2) 120 - 15,500 BTU
    Big Burner: (3) 70 - 10,500 BTU
    Small Burner: (1) 55 - 7,000...
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    I’ll let you know what our inspector says...if he...

    I’ll let you know what our inspector says...if he even looks. The sink is working great. Disposal noise is much less and traps are saying full. I like this setup. Much less chance of the sink...
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    This weekend, I'm installing the correct sink...

    This weekend, I'm installing the correct sink tailpiece fittings. Terry mentioned that a cleanout could be cut in ever needed. So I’d like to add a cleanout now and am wondering which to use.
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    As the originator of this thread, I’m sure it’s...

    As the originator of this thread, I’m sure it’s evident that I’m not a plumber. I did research the exact question before installing.

    What it seemed like people were saying is the code allows...
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    That sounds like a plan. I'll get the correct...

    That sounds like a plan. I'll get the correct tailpiece connectors and secure these into pvc trap adaptors.

    After installing the horizontal double wye, I see what you mean. I used a level to...
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    Yeah, the fittings at the sink tailpiece will be...

    Yeah, the fittings at the sink tailpiece will be a problem. I didn’t install a gasket or tape the threads. Nor did I glue the pvc to the fitting. It will disassemble easy enough to put in the...
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    I didn't get your last message in time. Well…I...

    I didn't get your last message in time. Well…I got a bit messy with the glue. At least I kept it off the travertine floors.

    On the right and center sinks I didn’t glue the pvc that runs into...
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    Thank you so much for the help. This is a case...

    Thank you so much for the help. This is a case of handyman gone wrong. The granite counter top fabricator recommended him. He’s says he does about 3-5 a week and he just happens to be the father...
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    Here’s the 4 ways which I can come up with: ...

    Here’s the 4 ways which I can come up with:

    Way 1: Connect the center sink to the left sink with a vertical tee. Then have the left sink join to the right sink with a center tee with baffles. ...
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    My wife wants the disposal on the left sink...

    My wife wants the disposal on the left sink unless it absolutely has to go in the middle. Since she does most of the dishes, Iím good with it.

    My installer friend said he can come over Sunday to...
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    Dang, that's pretty good. I didn't think any of...

    Dang, that's pretty good. I didn't think any of the t connectors had baffels. I just took the it apart. You're exactly right!
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    As soon as I get home I'll post some more...

    As soon as I get home I'll post some more pictures. My installer friend is tied up this weekend, so I may have to take a shot at doing this myself. I’m thinking that this will be a fun project if...
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