Last Activity:05-19-2012 10:25 AM
Posted in thread: Is This Room Ready for Sanding? on 05-19-2012 at 09:16 AM
I've done tons of drywall repair and skim coating. That's a horrible job and will not be fixed
by sanding. Your contractor is clearly not a skilled at skim coating, and if nothing more is
done, other ...
Posted in thread: Toilet flushing problem... on 03-24-2012 at 06:42 AM
I had previously looked at both those things. I thought I was going to have the answer with a
clogged siphon hole, but I checked during a test flush and there was a strong stream of water
from it. And...
Posted in thread: Toilet flushing problem... on 03-23-2012 at 06:51 AM
I didn't replace any parts, since I don't see how the internal parts are responsible for the
problem. I did run a toilet auger through it without any change in the flush.The small fill
valve hose IS s...
Posted in thread: Toilet flushing problem... on 03-15-2012 at 06:08 AM
The vent is a 4" stack right next to the toilet, and there is a toilet above it on the same 4"
line. I know there is no way that it's clogged.The water in the bowl goes down with significant
Posted in thread: Toilet flushing problem... on 03-13-2012 at 08:38 PM
At this point, pulling the toilet and checking the trap is my plan. A partial blockage has been
the only thing I could think of that seemed to make sense, and your experience gives me more
Posted in thread: Toilet flushing problem... on 03-13-2012 at 05:49 AM
The tank level starts out near the top. There is plenty of water and the flapper is allowing
virtually all of it to be used, just as it should. The flapper is working properly and there is
no problem ...
Posted in thread: Toilet flushing problem... on 03-12-2012 at 08:41 PM
The vent is definitely not clogged. And I don't see what a new flapper will do. The flapper
opens, and it closes when the tank is almost empty. It appears to be doing its function
admirably. I can't t...
Posted in thread: Toilet flushing problem... on 03-12-2012 at 04:56 PM
I have a 25 year old toilet that worked well for 20 years. For the last 5 or so, it frequently
leaves floaters behind! I'm baffled by the change, because it's not any of the issues you might
tend to t...
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