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    Sewer Vent Problem

    Very rarely is a venting issue the cause of a plumbing problem unless there isn't one, (a vent) to begin with.
    I would lean towards a restriction in the drain line downstream of the bathroom that...
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    Thermal Expansion

    "We do have an expansion tank or I think that is what it is. About a foot away from the hot water outlet on the heater tank"

    The thermal expansion tank should be installed on the cold water feed...
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    Delta handle installation on PP stem

    Why not just buy new PP trim for the PP valve?
    The two brands are not interchangeable.
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    Noisy Kitchen faucet

    I'm trying to figure out what a "Squeels like the sound of a hot water sound" actually sounds like and why it would be "louder" at night.
    Make sure both shut off valves are fully opened, replacing...
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    Scalding Hot Water

    The best way to test the temperature of the HW is from a faucet, preferably the kitchen sink or utility sink faucet.
    It sounds like there is an internal coil in the heating boiler to produce...
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    Second Story Bathroom Addition

    You are correct, a new drain line, (sanitary stack) needs to be brought up to the second floor to pick up the additional (new) fixtures. The stack that is there now is serving as a stack vent for the...
  7. Wax Gasket

    Although I never had this problem...
    Instead of reducing the (closet flange) drain opening you would be better off combining a small section of a second wax seal to another one to make the diameter...
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    Valve sputtering noise when refilling

    Contact the place of purchase if you did the install or the plumber if sh/e supplied and installed the toilet for you.
    It could be as simple as taking the fill valve apart & cleaning it or just...
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    Basement Gas Line Work

    Very rare that a gas meter shut off valve does not hold 100%, in fact I have never seen one fail except a possible leak from the packing nut which can be easily tightened.

    The questions that...
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    Toilet Flange Question

    "I have a 12 inch toilet on a 10 inch rough in."

    The way I see it the problem could be corrected quite easily by installing the right size toilet for the rough-in measurement.
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    Banging Check Valve

    When the sump pump stops pumping, the check valve should close once, you should not be able to here many thumps. This indicates that the check flap is bouncing, again possibly because of the weight...
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    Sump pump noise

    Is the 30 foot run outside holding water or is a gravity drain after the piping turns horizontal from the 8 foot vertical rise?. The weight of the water may be slamming the check valve shut. If this...
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    Make Up Air

    "the draft of the exhaust fans to the cooking area seems to cause negative air pressure to the hot water heater."

    We do quite a bit of commercial kitchen work (repair & service); diners,...
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    To be honest, I have never heard of any of these...

    To be honest, I have never heard of any of these brands, (megaflo 95, baxi 105he, or a normal potterton suprema (he) boiler) and without being there, it is impossible to advise you on which...
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    Boiler Replacement

    Generally when a heating boiler needs to be replaced, the existing heating piping and radiators are not changed, the boiler itself is swapped out for the new one. I would shy away from the...
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    Hot Water Heater Life Span

    A.O. Smith is an excellent brand, especially for commercial units. It appears that the unit just needs to be serviced by someone that knows what they're doing.
    Call A.O. Smith and complain if you...
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    100+ Years of Experience In This Thread!

    Sylvan Who? :confused:
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    Toilet Flange

    The bottom line is that the closet flange needs to be sitting flat & level on the finished floor surface. The size of the gap under the toilet or the thickness of the closet flange, (which is...
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    Contact Customer Service

    Contact Customer Service. I did this 4 weeks ago for a client of mine, it turned out that the Flushmate vessel was a factory defect, (it worked fine for 5 years). They shipped a complete new pressure...
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    Outside Wall Plumbing

    I would not suggest installing any water lines or even the shower riser in an outside wall, you're asking for problems. Insulation will not protect the piping from freezing and bursting, it will only...
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    A Good Plumber

    A good plumber would best estimate the cost of your job after seeing the conditions, each job is different. Ask your neighbors, family & friends who they use and get a couple/few written estimates. A...
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    ABS to PVC

    http://www.fernco.com/nohub.gif

    I don't work with ABS but I believe a No-Hub coupling would do the trick.
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    "Simple" kitchen drain question

    Not so simple, huh? :eek:
    The pipe stubbing out of the wall should have a trap connected to it.
    The two pipes from the double sinks/disposer will join together with a (bafflle)tee fitting and...
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    Rid-X for a sewer line?

    No chemical product will clear a partially blocked or restricted root infested sewer line. My advice would be to have the line professionally snaked thoroughly (root clogs can take some time if done...
  25. Shower screeching noise after diverter is lifted.

    It sounds like you isolated the source of the screeching to the diverter.
    I would suggest replacing the bathtub diverter, whether it's a diverter spout or diverter valve built into the valve body.
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