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  • Posted in thread: Oil burning furance leak on 05-06-2009 at 12:49 PM
    I've got someone coming Friday. I'll just leave it alone until then. The line is buried
    underneath the basement floor, but it is only 5 years old from when the furnace was installed.
    This shouldn't be...

  • Posted in thread: Oil burning furance leak on 05-05-2009 at 10:13 PM
    Was cleaning up the basement in preparation for carpet installation and noticed a small leak
    coming from the oil line where it is connected to pump. There is no clamp on the line where its
    attached to...

  • Posted in thread: New sink drain leaking, not sure why. on 05-05-2009 at 10:09 PM
    Thanks a lot. We are 6 hours since the last leak. All should be fine and ready to use tomorrow.
    Cheers!

  • Posted in thread: New sink drain leaking, not sure why. on 05-05-2009 at 05:43 PM
    I tried it out today with the teflon paste. First try still leaked through the thread. Took it
    apart, put a lot more past up above the flange, below it, and then tighened it back up. So far
    its holdin...

  • Posted in thread: New sink drain leaking, not sure why. on 05-04-2009 at 12:56 PM
    THanks, this might sound like a stupid question, but I have looked at the instructions a dozen
    times and it looks like the larger side of the mack washer is against the nut, not the sink,
    but in these...

  • Posted in thread: New sink drain leaking, not sure why. on 05-04-2009 at 12:37 PM
    So teflon paste on the threads at the juncture between mack washer and sink. Any on the washer
    itself, or the sink itself? Thanks for your help, will hopefully get to try it out tonight.

  • Posted in thread: New sink drain leaking, not sure why. on 05-04-2009 at 06:47 AM
    I am right then in thinking the silicone under the flange isn't my problem? I will try the
    leave it loose enough to leak, tighten until it stops leaking strategy tonight. Should I also
    teflon tape te ...

  • Posted in thread: New sink drain leaking, not sure why. on 05-03-2009 at 11:06 PM
    Should add that the sink manufacturer says no plumber's putty because it will stain the finish.
    There is no washer underneath the flange, and I have not added any teflon tape or sealent to
    the rubber ...

  • Posted in thread: New sink drain leaking, not sure why. on 05-03-2009 at 09:02 PM
    First timer here trying to learn on the fly how to install a new drain assembly. Just installed
    a new sink, tested the drain assembly before attaching the sink to cabinet without any
    problems, only to...

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