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    23104 Here is the main drain from sink to...

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    Here is the main drain from sink to exterior cleanout. The stoppage is always in this section. The stoppages are really easy to clear - I used to use a coat hanger.

    I think a new disposal...
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    Swap Disposer on dual basin sink

    Hi all,

    I have a dual basin Kohler sink and the counter workspace is on the side w/o disposer. That plus the fact that the main drain is perfectly horizontal for a bout 3' means that it stops up...
  3. Thread: Softener Drain

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    So hack open the box a little around the pipe,...

    So hack open the box a little around the pipe, add a "Y", run washer hose into horiz inlet and position 3/4" PVC above vertical inlet using clamps?
  4. Thread: Softener Drain

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    Softener Drain

    Hi,

    As I posted earlier, I tried to use my outdoor 1.5" AC condensation drain but it only flowed about 2 ga/min. I tried to snake it and then was able to put a garden hose running full bore down...
  5. Thread: Slow drain

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    Slow drain

    Hi,

    I just installed a 64k 5600SXT. I live in a slab house and the most convenient drain is an AC condensation drain pipe just outside the house. It's 1.5" and it simply protrudes about 6" above...
  6. Thanks Terry, I searched for 1.28 on the forum...

    Thanks Terry,

    I searched for 1.28 on the forum and no hits.
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    I have tried both CLR and Limeaway on various...

    I have tried both CLR and Limeaway on various surfaces and IMO those products are totally useless.
    Vinegar totally outperforms both of those products but for heavy deposits the vinegar has to...
  8. Avoid Toto 1.28 gallon if performance is most important?

    Hi,

    I'm surprised I didn't see any mention of the 1.28 gallon Toto's but I assume if performance is biggest concern these should be avoided?

    I couldn't find any details about this on the Toto...
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    Thanks Jim, I knew that noise is probably more...

    Thanks Jim,

    I knew that noise is probably more than just lime buildup as it's very loud.

    Time for a new WH.
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    To delime or not to delime

    I have a 12 year old A.O. Smith that makes a lot of noise when heating.

    Smith has a very detailed document on how to delime but it does not seem to be a very common procedure since I can't find...
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    Ok, I'm an idiot. There is a cold water...

    Ok, I'm an idiot.

    There is a cold water shutoff to the water heater. I shut this off and ran sprinklers etc. and not a peep! I should have thought of this earlier.

    My water heater is an A.O....
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    Diabolical water hammer

    Hi,

    My house is two story, slab with copper piping. Every fixture/appliance in the house makes some noise when it shuts off, even sink faucets but solenoid based devices make a really loud bang. I...
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