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    ABOUT ME

  • OVER 30 YEARS WORKING IN CONSTRUCTION
  • READING,WATCHING TV, SURFING THE INTERNET TO GIVE PLUMBING ADVICE
  • RETIRED MASTER PLUMBER
  • JERRY MAC HODGE
  • MALE
  • I HAVE WORKED FROM LOUISIANA, SO. CALF, NO. IDAHO, EASTERN AND WESTERN WASH. STATE S.L.C. UT, AND NOW IN HOUSTON TEXAS
  • NORTH HOUSTON, TEXAS
  • T E X A S

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  • Posted in thread: What is next to my faucet? on 07-31-2009 at 04:50 AM
    Part 2 you have air gaps all around plumbing such as the break between your sink and the
    faucets in your house !Everything possible is done in plumbing to "prevent" cross contamination
    of your sewer a...

  • Posted in thread: What is next to my faucet? on 07-31-2009 at 04:38 AM
    [QUOTE=Redwood;32758]It is an air-gap for the dishwasher drain. by UPC Code to prevent water
    from a clogged kitchen sink line fron draining back into the dishwasherNESTER YOU DON'T GET IT
    BUT A FOR E...

  • Posted in thread: Are tankless water heaters JUNK????? on 07-23-2009 at 04:11 PM
    Ms. Shan2themax you cannot install or have installed any type of gas fired water heaters in a
    living area, or space because of possible carbon monoxide poisoning this is a national code law
    by the nat...

  • Posted in thread: Are tankless water heaters JUNK????? on 07-23-2009 at 04:01 PM
    NO THEY ARE NOT JUNK ! :DIF YOU WANT TO HAVE IT INSTALLED CORRECTLY THATS THE PROBLEM
    MOSTPLUMBERS DON'T KNOW HOW TO INSTALL THEM RIGHTFIRST YOU NEED IT SIZED FOR YOUR DEMAND LOAD
    FOR YOUR HOUSE ! !SE...

  • Posted in thread: advice on bulding up a shower base on 06-11-2009 at 08:40 AM
    IF YOU WOULD YOU JUST GET A PROFESSIONAL "PLUMBER" TO MAKE A PROPERPIPE CONNECTION YOU WOULD
    NOT HAVE TO :help: MAKE A "MICKEY MOUSE" PLUMBING :help:AND WOULD NOT HAVE TO BUILD UP A BASE !
    !

  • Posted in thread: Help locate a drain fitting? on 06-07-2009 at 12:59 PM
    i am surprised any sells that as it is a illegal sewer fittingyou need your shower drain to
    drop directly into the top of a p trap to block sewer gas from coming back into the house !
    !This is to prot...

  • Posted in thread: Really slow drain on 05-14-2009 at 11:42 AM
    I'd just hire a plumber to run a snake in through the tub overflow. :agree:YES THAT IS THE BEST
    ANSWER TO SOLVE SLOW OR CLOGGED DRAINS,THE ENZYME IS BEST FOR PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE,CAUSTIC
    CHEMICALS S...

  • Posted in thread: Gas Line Tests - HELP! on 05-10-2009 at 07:57 AM
    FIRST OF ALL THE GAS CO. DOE'S NOT TEST THE GAS PIPE ! !THAT IS WHY YOU USE A LIC. PLUMBER AND
    PAY FOR THE PERMIT,THE GAS CO. GO'ES BY THE INSPECTORS SIGN OFF AS JOB COMPLETENO NO YOU SHOULD
    NOT ACCEP...

  • Posted in thread: Hailing from Tacoma, Washington on 04-28-2009 at 05:28 PM
    WELCOME TO THE HOME REPAIR FORUM,VERY NICE PICTURES, ACCORDING TO WASHINGTON STATE PLUMBING
    CODEYOU SHOULD HAVE A AIRGAP INSTALLED ON YOUR KITCHEN SINK BETWEEN THE DISHWASHER AND THE
    GARBAGE DISPOSER ...

  • Posted in thread: No Hot Water on 04-27-2009 at 03:06 PM
    I like to use an ultra low watt density element when I replace water heater elements. # 02953
    4500 watt / 240 volt Ripple Foldback Lime Life element made by Camco Mfg. Inc. has a wattage
    density of o...

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