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    Hi Cacher, Thanks for the reply. I was planning...

    Hi Cacher, Thanks for the reply.
    I was planning to stop the water supply in, unbolt the toilet, and see if it was in the trap.
    unfortunately, like everything else the people who sold the house,...
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    Flushed Bracelet.

    Mife just flushed a heavier gold bracelet.
    Where should I start with possible recovery?
    Should I remove the toilet and see if it is in the trap?
    Should I check a low point drain somewhere? Snake...
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    Update

    OK, The 3" drain pipe that was cracked and leaking has been replaced.

    My question remains.

    Should I route the sump pump into another location?
    Possibly an alternate to where the rain spout run...
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    Sump pump and Rain down spout drainage.

    Hell All,
    When we bought our house in 2005 the sump was connected 2 feet away directly into the waste line of the house. Our inspector said it was not acceptable and the prior owners had a plumber...
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    Upstairs toilet next to the no draining sink is...

    Upstairs toilet next to the no draining sink is also a bit slow.
    If there are deposits, sometimes takes 2 flushes.
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    Multiple drains blocked???

    Hello All. I have used the site in the past with success everytime. My initial question will be as specific as I can be. IF anyone has questions or suggestions. I will add more detail including...
  7. I am NOT trying to account for every penny. Just...

    I am NOT trying to account for every penny.
    Just wanted to see if that was a typical type quote for those 2 appliances.
    WITH THAT SAID.
    i AM WILLING TO WRITE THE CHECK AND NOT CONCERNED OVER $500...
  8. Air Conditioning & Heating QUOTE - How bad???

    Hi Everyone.
    I have a 45+ year old furnace.
    Its supposedly a 125,000 BTU unit.(3.5 tons?)
    We have a split level (4 levels originally), Attic later finished in 2 additional levels.
    We get very...
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    You guys ever come accross stuff ina clog like...

    You guys ever come accross stuff ina clog like this one?
    Whats the wildest item pulled so far???
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    Hello everyone checking in on this post. I...

    Hello everyone checking in on this post.

    I have an update.

    The soil/waste lines run TUB, SINK, TOILET.

    If you recall The TUB and sink are completely blocked with NO drainiage at all.
    The...
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    MP101 and REDWOOD, Thanks for your advice. As...

    MP101 and REDWOOD, Thanks for your advice.

    As you can tell I am NOT a plumber.
    Just a guy trying to do a job.
    I have done some cool stuff over the last 2 months plumbing wise though.
    Tiled a...
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    Thing is if I leave the trap in, I ALWAYS get...

    Thing is if I leave the trap in, I ALWAYS get redirected to the vent(upward)
    I had to pull the trap to get the hand snake to go downward.

    I will try resnaking.

    Will post update tomorrow.
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    Hi Redwood. You cought the tail end of my other...

    Hi Redwood.
    You cought the tail end of my other post from yesterday.
    As you mention, a plumber probably wouldnt have to remove that stuck plug.
    Made me think of an alternante!

    I removed the...
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    Blocked vent?

    Would a blocked exhaust vent prevent a sink or tub from draining completely?

    I have a small bathroom and the sink and tub do not properly drain.
    The toilet also flushes but very very very weak....
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    Never Quit Attitude!

    C'MON,
    thats the best advice?

    I am not gonna let one bolt keep me away from conquering this project.
    There has to be some tricks.

    I quickly tried heating it, BUT may give this another try in...
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    Plumber Angel still on my side.

    Early this morning I was able to cold chisel out the ring and expose the clean femail 1.5" threads.
    I put in a new 1.5"' MALE GALVANIZED EXTENSION AND ADDED A NEW 1.5" TRAP JOINED TO THE 1.25"...
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    What type joint was it? brass pipe with chrome...

    What type joint was it?
    brass pipe with chrome plating soldered to the galvanized wall pipe?
    Generally the soder i use on copper fittings doesnt look like that- is there another type of soder?

    I...
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    Here is what was connected to it......

    Here is what was connected to it...
    <br>http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii67/ericscards/DSC04516.jpg?t=1220067536<P>

    It almost appears as it is smooth inside this U trap connector as well(no...
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    Pictures

    OK- I drove 30 minutes back and forth to get the images...
    Hopefully they help.<P>
    FULL VIEW
    http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii67/ericscards/DSC04519.jpg?t=1220067295

    SOME CLOSER SHOTS<br>...
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    Yeah- All Fixed!

    Thakns For All The Help!!!
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    Bathroom Sink Trap to wall SUGGESTIONS???

    Hello,
    A friend of mine is selling his house(under contract) but the sink was dripping at the trap and the people want it fixed.

    With the help of this board I was recently able to fix a SIMILAR...
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    Progress Update

    OK-
    I took BOB NH's advice of the rip away some dry wall and use a few plumbing wrenches.
    Turns out there were like 3 connections fromt he wall pipe just on the otherside.
    I removed all three from...
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    Rotted/Corroded Lead Pipe issue.

    Hello All,
    I am new to the message board but after reading a bunch of posts and replies.
    I am sure I will be back.

    I have a situation in BOTH bathrooms under the sinks.
    Both were slow draining...
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