1. Flapper

    Silicone vs PVC flapper

    Most flappers are apparently silicone rubber but I've found special PVC ("vinyl") flappers for sale by the manufacturers, but not in stores. Is there any benefit of using PVC flappers? Do they last longer? Are they more resistant to chemicals? Why do they make them?
  2. phospholipid

    Ran into a small problem replacing drain.

    We have a 100-year-old house. The drain out of the second floor tub had been leaking in several places including where it met the cast-iron waste stack. It was too difficult to carve out the lead and oakum seal in the stack, so I cut off the galvanized pipe entering there and plugged it. I had...
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