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Posted in thread: Treating well with chlorine on 03-02-2013 at 06:55 AM
When chlorination of a well you should bypass the softener also. Chlorine destroys the resin in
a typical softener.
Posted in thread: Outdoor faucet leaking from gold band on 03-02-2013 at 06:48 AM
Your backflow preventer in bad. If you know the brand of your faucet you might be able to get a
replacement or just replace the whole faucet.
Posted in thread: Pressure reducing valve problem? on 02-28-2013 at 05:03 AM
First I would call your Municipality to see if you need a pressure reducing valve. if they
require one then they probably have ones that are approved for the city. I would start their
first and then g...
Posted in thread: Toilet Wax Seal Extension on 04-12-2012 at 07:00 PM
I agree nealtw I was wrong to do a call out like that . Having said that if someone is giving
advice posing as a "professional" in the trade and says a clearly novice thing to do what else
can you say...
Posted in thread: Toilet Wax Seal Extension on 04-10-2012 at 09:38 AM
Doing the correct thing isn't always easy. If you don't take pride in doing the job right by
all means use two wax rings . I fix homeowner/Hack contractors screw ups just the same. They
Posted in thread: Toilet Wax Seal Extension on 04-09-2012 at 12:32 PM
Hack! If you want a garbage job use your two wax rings. If you want it done right raise the
closest collar. Just don't complain when your toilet leaks from the wax rings!
Posted in thread: Help with fixing tub spout "screw clamp" on 03-23-2012 at 05:13 AM
If you tighten the tub spout down that tight you more than likely ruined the tube it connects
onto. You will want to look for the bolt marks or oblonging of the tube. If you can see in your
Posted in thread: Toilet flushing problem... on 03-21-2012 at 05:42 AM
First what parts (guts) did you replace in the tank? Did you run the snake in the toilet or a
toilet auger? You can ruin a toilet by running an auger or a snake through them.
Posted in thread: water heater high temp. switch on 12-15-2011 at 05:23 AM
When the Hi limit switch is popped it is telling you that the water is too hot (usually about
160 - 190 degrees ) . The main reason for the water to be too hot is the thermostat is
malfunctioning . I ...
Posted in thread: 1" offset toilet flange? on 12-11-2011 at 09:05 AM
Oh the dreaded 1.28 gal. flush.