Last Activity:02-01-2009 5:51 PM
Posted in thread: Flange/Tail Pipe Removal - Bathroom Sink Drain on 02-02-2009 at 10:05 PM
You may have a sweated on tailpiece, that means that you have a copper drain line and you may
have to unsweat or cut, and it can be repalced with a fernco rubber coupling or you can use a
Posted in thread: Old Cast Iron Drain Leaking on 02-02-2009 at 09:23 PM
there is a tool called a dumbell that works perfect for the job, but a new gasket and some
plumbers putty will fix you right up. it should be a right hand thread if its not frozen to the
brass or you ...
Posted in thread: Bathtub faucet flow on 02-01-2009 at 04:50 PM
If you have a 3 handle fixture you may need to replace the diverter or the seat and washer or
if you have a 2 handle with a dub spout diverter you just need to replace the spout. You can
remove the st...
Posted in thread: Contractor for Hire: Beware on 02-01-2009 at 04:35 PM
You can also check Duns and Bradstreet some contractors have this Number and its a good
orginization to be a member of. D&B Small Business Credit Solutions - Dun & Bradstreet
Posted in thread: favorite / least favorite brand of tools on 02-01-2009 at 04:26 PM
I looked at some websites that done some individual testing without any interest in any
particular tool and Bosch was found to be the best, with Dewalt running a close second and
followed by Mikwaukee...
Posted in thread: Pressure balanced faucets for the shower, yes or no? on 02-01-2009 at 04:13 PM
Pressure balance will keep the shower from going cold when someone uses the hot waterkeeps the
pressure the same between the hot and cold, worth every dime. Plus they wil also be single
handle. good l...
Posted in thread: Bathtub Clog of the Year on 02-01-2009 at 04:04 PM
there are what we call drum traps and are not legal anymore but i would try some Liquud fire
(sufuric acid) (Beware of burns) this will open a drain in a heart beat if its hair or soap.
but i say agai...
Posted in thread: Leaking commode -underside of tank on 02-01-2009 at 04:00 PM
sounds like a copper supply line would replace it with a braided supply the better of them all,
and it may be a ballcock that has a crack in it and it looks like the supply is leaking. good
Posted in thread: Correct pop-up assembly for Lav sink - no overflow on 02-01-2009 at 03:57 PM
Some mobile homes didn' have any type of popup theses were called co plugs they came with a
rubber stopper. you may can find one of these, theyre usually around $10.00 here and a regular
pop up is abo...
Posted in thread: Milky water on 02-01-2009 at 03:51 PM
If its air and thats what if sounds like, most likely you have trapped some air and most likely
after a little time the air will go away on it own, unless you are on a well the you need a new