Last Activity:03-04-2013 11:33 AM
Posted in thread: Shower head reduced flow in tub on 03-04-2013 at 11:33 AM
It's a speakman showerhead - the noise is hard to describe, like the faucet is much more
strained. I can measure, the flow, but I can stand there, screw in the hose and unscrew and
watch it change dra...
Posted in thread: Shower head reduced flow in tub on 03-03-2013 at 08:58 PM
I didn't do anything except replace it. Last night I removed the hose that connects the j-pipe
to the shower head while the tub was on and it went back to normal, screwed the hose back on
and it made ...
Posted in thread: Shower head reduced flow in tub on 03-02-2013 at 01:46 PM
"Some people" routinely drill out the flow limiter that comes pre-installed in all new shower
heads. That guarantees a strong flow. However, since the tub spout is isolated from the shower
Posted in thread: Shower head reduced flow in tub on 03-01-2013 at 11:06 AM
our old hand held showerhead had cracked and was leaking, so I installed a new one with the
same flow rate, but when we turn the water on now the flow is greatly reduced, and the flow out
of the fauce...
Posted in thread: Sizing water softener for best efficiency on 12-07-2012 at 02:00 PM
I wasn't sure if that was an option, but I guess that's the point of the bypass valve, correct?
In other words, a1.25 cu foot capacity (resin) will be more than what we need and leave room to
Posted in thread: Sizing water softener for best efficiency on 12-01-2012 at 01:04 AM
Thanks for the link. So since I have actual usage numbers, should I size this based on averages
or based on the rare spikes in usage? It would appear that I would be safe using 3,000 gals
month as a s...
Posted in thread: Sizing water softener for best efficiency on 11-30-2012 at 05:23 PM
So I'm hoping to buy the proper sized softener to use salt efficiently. Hardness is 23 GPG, on
city water, 2.5 bathrooms, 2 people in the house and pretty much never have guests. I've
attached my actu...
Posted in thread: Step Repair on 10-27-2010 at 04:03 PM
Okay I'm going to give it a shot this weekend - just one more thing I wanted to add, I saw in
itsreallyconc's post a mention of this only being 5 or 6 sq. ft. I think the pictures might be
Posted in thread: Step Repair on 10-25-2010 at 04:24 PM
So how would I go about doing that myself? The feather-edging? Will it match the surrounding
texture if I do that?
Posted in thread: Step Repair on 10-19-2010 at 11:39 AM
Don't know what a drywall hopper gun is, and I've never done any concrete work at all, but
willing to give it a shot. I definitely would like to match the color and texture if possible,
I believe that...