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Last Activity:05-23-2008 4:25 PM
Posted in thread: Where to look for hot water problem? on 05-23-2008 at 03:19 PM
Julie,The Moen valves have hot water limits to prevent the handle from turning all the way to
hot if they are set accordingly.Adjusting the hot water limit is easy. Take the handle off and
there will ...
Posted in thread: Leaking toilet on 05-23-2008 at 03:10 PM
Another test you can do is to get some Peppermint Oil at a health food store, get on the roof
and pour it down the vent. Have someone smell around the toilet for peppermint. The oil,
however, is going...
Posted in thread: Question about routing hot/cold supply lines on 05-17-2008 at 04:55 PM
Spindoctor,If you can get your hands on some crimpers, PEX is a very good product. You do need
to make sure the crimpers are adjusted properly, you should be able to get a "Go-No Go" guage
where you b...
Posted in thread: Old Cast Iron Drain Leaking on 05-17-2008 at 04:39 PM
James,Yes, trust them. I know it might lokk like the cross brace is part of the drain assembly
but it if it is it will be the first one I have ever seen and I've seen lots. If you can't get
Posted in thread: Moving kitchen sink - how far can vent lines travel? on 05-03-2008 at 01:28 PM
Amber,Actually, a Studor brand Air Admittance Valve uses no springs. It has an ingeniously
designed seal that opens under negative pressure in the pipe to allow air into the system and
closes under po...
Posted in thread: DW air gap on 05-03-2008 at 01:12 PM
I agree. An air gap fitting is unnecessary. I have installed literally thousands of DWs without
one and have had no problems. Just loop the discharge as high as possible and fasten it to the