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    Well it's about a 100 foot run, and the backhoe...

    Well it's about a 100 foot run, and the backhoe bucket is 16" wide. So roughly how much sand would I need? Does it just need a little all the way around the pipe?

    Thanks!
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    Burying a water line

    Hi. I'm burying a water line between buildings. I'm hoping to use polyethylene, and was told to surround it with sand by a plumber. (Yes, I'm going below the frost line.)

    Can I sleeve it in...
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    toilet started clogging all of a sudden

    Hi. We have a Crane low-flow toilet that recently started clogging all of a sudden. I think it's about 5 to 10 years old.

    We hadn't had any problems with it until maybe 2 weeks ago. It clogs a lot...
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    Slime coming up from drains?

    We live in an old house and I've been noticing that it's hard to keep a bathroom sink and toilet looking clean. I think this yellowish slime is sort of growing up out of the drains. In the sink it...
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    frost free hose bibs - quality brand?

    Maybe I'm wrong, but a lot of frost free hose bibs seem to be of questionable quality. Last year I replaced one with one I got at the local plumbing supply house.
    I couldn't see the joint so I...
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    Hi Guys, thanks for the replies. I cut it out and...

    Hi Guys, thanks for the replies. I cut it out and replaced it with a Y with a clean-out-- I think it was the right thing to do!

    DD
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    Cleaning 4 inch trap, what to use?

    I think the trap on my mom's house's main drain line is clogged. It's a 4" J(?) trap just before the drain exits the house. I got the top off, but now I'm not sure what to clean the trap with! My...
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    Where to add bleed valve?

    Hi. My mom has a rough old house, and she didn't have enough heat on the first floor, so I added 3 new radiators by running 3/4 pex on the ceiling. Now the problem is I realized there is probably a...
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    longevity of a steam boiler

    Hi. Can anybody tell me the approximate life left in an early 1980's vintage
    Weil-Mclain residential steam boiler? Do these things typically last 30 years? 40?

    BTW I think the town water used to...
  10. Sticky: What should I do with Whirlpool water heater?

    Well I'm sorry to admit that I bought one of these water heater's from Lowe's and it stopped working after 6 months.

    I replaced it with a Bradford-White.

    My question is, what should I do with...
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    Exposed Pex in house?

    Hi, I want to install some pex for baseboard heat in my house. The pex would have to be exposed in some of the rooms. (No attic or basement.) We don't really care that much about the look, but I'm...
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    Well after a day or two it started working...

    Well after a day or two it started working properly...
    I didn't even hit it with anything! :)

    Still not sure if it came from the factory stuck closed or what.
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    Thanks Terry. I guess I was worried that some...

    Thanks Terry. I guess I was worried that some tenant would lean way back, hard!

    Part of the reason I'm replacing it is because the tank lid is broken right near the handle... I can just see...
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    Do I need to support the toilet tank?

    My mom rents out the house next door and it needs a new toilet.
    It's a weird rough-in and the new standard toilet would be maybe 3" from the wall. Do I need to put some wood between the tank and the...
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    Steam vent still leaks?

    I replaced a leaking steam vent on a radiator and the brand new one
    also leaks steam.

    (BTW this is a one pipe system.)

    Did I buy the wrong replacement or was it defective or ?

    Thanks!
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    Pex in crawlspace to radiator

    Hi, I want to install a 2nd radiator in my mom's kitchen,
    and I was hoping to run some pex under the floor, in the crawlspace.

    I just realized though, that if I use that pex-aluminum-pex stuff...
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