Last Activity:07-09-2009 6:24 AM
Posted in thread: Can't clear galvanized pipe drain. Replace? on 07-07-2009 at 03:02 PM
I am sorry if I was unclear. The condo incident was in the past. I now live in a single family
home that I own.Bit the incident makes me nervous about hiring workmen. I am on a disability
income, and ...
Posted in thread: Can't clear galvanized pipe drain. Replace? on 07-06-2009 at 10:04 PM
But even if I hire someone, I want to know what I can expect the job to be. My one experience
with a hired plumber was negative. And even if he gets the drain line cleared, I will want to
Posted in thread: Can't clear galvanized pipe drain. Replace? on 07-06-2009 at 11:44 AM
The drain in question is a vertical galvanized pipe, which drains into a horizontal galvanized
pipe, and then into a cast iron stack. (Or so I believe. The drains are dull gray in color. The
stack is ...
Posted in thread: Bathroom sink drain, not enough clearance from wall on 07-02-2009 at 09:39 AM
I read my city code, posted below, I am not allowed to even unscrew the trap of my sink without
obtaining a permit. Am I reading this correctly? I have marked the phrases I think apply.Also,
Posted in thread: Cracked toilet bowl on 07-02-2009 at 12:25 AM
Although I am not familiar with plumbing, your remark about the repair advising a drill hole at
the end of the crack reminded me of a repair that I planned for an acrylic fish tank. I am
Posted in thread: Bathroom sink drain, not enough clearance from wall on 07-01-2009 at 09:38 PM
The sink does not have a bracket to install it with, and it said that it is okay to do this.
But since the wall has a 2 x 3 foot hole in it, putting in a board to brace it won't be a big
deal! But sin...
Posted in thread: Bathroom sink drain, not enough clearance from wall on 07-01-2009 at 03:57 AM
My friend took his patch off of the wall. And bought something that looks like it will work. I
guess we should test it, because it might be too long. I see from the photo that the trap can
Posted in thread: Bathroom sink drain, not enough clearance from wall on 07-01-2009 at 03:30 AM
OOPS! I did not think of that when I chose the name! [BLUSHING].
Posted in thread: Bathroom sink drain, not enough clearance from wall on 06-29-2009 at 01:09 PM
HaHa!I spent all of Sunday afternoon looking at bathtubs, including ofuro tubs, and steam
showers. As well as looking up info on refinishing my tub. or lining it.I have come to the
conclusion that if ...
Posted in thread: Cracks in plaster walls-might they be serious? on 06-29-2009 at 01:02 PM
Thank you Nestor!I find it difficult to beleive, because I like in Portland, Oregon, and we
have a very moderate climate. But if that is all it is, I won't worry. I was afraid that my
floors were sagg...