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    threaded shower drain

    I am building a tile shower in my basement. I bought a threaded drain and installed it into the pvc that the original builder left. The threaded drain is one where the top part screws up and down...
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    Well, I dont think the pipes are reversed. The...

    Well, I dont think the pipes are reversed. The hot feels hot and the cold feels cold when a faucet is running. However at times, the cold pipe into the water heater is warm. Again, it runs with no...
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    Bob NH, Thank you. I think you understand the...

    Bob NH,
    Thank you. I think you understand the situation. This is gas so there is only one heat source (at the bottom). So if this were done (reversing the lines), would the flow reverse without...
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    Thank you for replying. However, am trying to...

    Thank you for replying. However, am trying to determine whether or not the plumber who installed the water heater simply mixed up the lines when attaching to the water heater tank.

    In other...
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    Hot and cold reversed

    Can anyone tell me what the symtoms would be if the cold feed line to the water heater were connected to the hot side of the water heater and the hot line serving the fixtures connected to the cold...
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    OK. No debris from the faucets. I'm begining to...

    OK. No debris from the faucets.
    I'm begining to think the lines were installed reversed. Here a symtoms:

    - House was built new in 5/2002
    - Gas water heater fed by well.
    - Upon move-in, the...
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    In order to test for a dip tube flaw State...

    In order to test for a dip tube flaw State Industries says to
    -Turn off the heat (to pilot)
    -Run a hot water faucet for 5 minutes.
    -Get a bucket of water from the drain valve

    The bucket of...
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    It looks like it says 1998. After reading some...

    It looks like it says 1998. After reading some more about this, it does sound like a dip tube issue.

    Thanks for your reply.
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    Gas water heater problem

    My natural gas hot water heater (State Select - model pr650NBRT) has been inconsistent for a couple of years now - but adequate. Today it is now providing almost no hot water. What can I check?
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    I need to get the valve in the off position...

    I need to get the valve in the off position before putting the trim on. The trim will go on regardless of the position of the valves. And yes, the trim will only enable 1/4 turn once it is on. I...
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    No. The head currently has a plug in it. I want...

    No. The head currently has a plug in it. I want to get the valves in the off position so that I can unplug the head to relocate it. Right now, if I unplug the head water will come flowing out (the...
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    It has separate controls for each hot and cold. ...

    It has separate controls for each hot and cold. I am just trying to shut off the water going to the shower head so that I can disconnect the line going to the head in order to relocate the head.
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    faucet "off position"

    I am installing an American Standard shower. The instructions say to turn the valves to the "off position". "Off is not labeled anywhere on the hardware. Is there a standard way to identify "off...
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    Why would a plumber not use them for the whole...

    Why would a plumber not use them for the whole house? The crimp tool is over $100. Does the savings in crimp fittings over quick-connect pay for the tool in the long run?
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    Watts - Quick-Connect

    I am finishing my basement. I have rough in drainage for a full bath. I need to cut into the existing water supply for shower, toilet and sink. The whole house is currently supplied with Pex...
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