Last Activity:08-19-2011 5:04 PM
Posted in thread: Clogged Kitchen Sink on 06-29-2011 at 07:16 AM
RedWood, how do you do it? Lots of these posts make my brain hurt, and I feel my IQ going down
each time I read one.
Posted in thread: No water after reopening main shutoff valve. on 06-15-2011 at 09:22 PM
Sounds like you have a gate valve, and you snapped the stem when you turned it off. The valve
needs to be replaced.
Posted in thread: 13 Things Your Plumber Won’t Tell You on 06-04-2011 at 05:41 PM
This forum needs a thanks button. I am the same as Redwood, I like to inform my customers where
the shut of valves are and educate them about their plumbing system.
Posted in thread: Clogged Kitchen Sink on 06-02-2011 at 06:35 AM
Redwood -- I was thinking of the non-acid drain cleaner found here.At least in the marketing
copy, it reads:"THRIFT's non-acid formula will not harm fine fixtures, porcelain, chrome trim,
Posted in thread: Large Flathead Screw on Bottom of Tub Faucet? on 06-02-2011 at 06:29 AM
Never seen one like that before. I have a feeling that might be an optional port for a hand
shower. With out being there to investigate I can not really help you. Sorry.
Posted in thread: Install Gas Water Heater on 05-30-2011 at 10:57 AM
Hey I didn't say I agreed with it! LOLBut yes due to the additional level of protection
afforded by the FVIR systems many codes are now dropping the stand requirement...Oh I was not
picking on you Red...
Posted in thread: Install Gas Water Heater on 05-30-2011 at 09:31 AM
The stand requirement depends on where it is being installed. But under many code now it is
being dropped even when installed in a garage...FVIR eliminated the need to raise the water
heater off the f...
Posted in thread: bathroom sink stopper question - Pictures in thread on 05-30-2011 at 07:29 AM
Thanks guys! I just went and got a new pop up assembly from the Home Depot for $11 and put it
in. Easy enough, but did have a few small issues. Kind of wish I got the cheaper $8 metal set
vs the more ...
Posted in thread: Shower head Leaks - pex piped on 05-29-2011 at 06:21 PM
Pretty much any mixer that has a diverter in the tub spout or, between the mixing chamber and
the tub spout will carry that warning.The type that basically just shut off the tub spout.Ones
that have a...
Posted in thread: bathroom sink stopper question - Pictures in thread on 05-29-2011 at 04:44 PM
What that is called is a pop-up assambly. Easy enough to replace. It has broken off so you need
to replace the whole thing. Here is a couple break down images for you. Just go to your local