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DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 08-12-2011, 05:12 AM
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Posted By HOMEFLASH
Rust bolt removing tool

I want to replace a faucet, but the rectangle bolt or nut is rusty. I know I can us WD-4 to try to get rid of the rust, but what tool is best to get that out?


Or do I have to yank it with...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 08-11-2011, 08:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,934
Posted By HOMEFLASH
Thanks.. They look more like drills to me. Hmm,...

Thanks.. They look more like drills to me. Hmm, not sure if they will harm the thread. but anyway, I may use it for last resource if nothing else works.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 08-11-2011, 08:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,934
Posted By HOMEFLASH
Easy out

Care to show me the picture of Easy out? (just in case I may need it) I tried to find it form home depot or online, and had no idea what you guys meant.

As far as the internal nipple that slips,...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 08-11-2011, 05:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,934
Posted By HOMEFLASH
Internal Pipe Extractor.

Just found out from an experienced plumber online.. In case any of you don't know (obviously many don't), here is the pipe extractor I got, within 5 minutes (with the help of socket wrench), I...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 08-10-2011, 01:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,934
Posted By HOMEFLASH
Need extractor tool help

Okay, my shower is leaking and decided to change the shower arm. but my shower arm broke, now about 1 inch piece inside the wall got stuck in there.

How can I get it out?! Please help, perhaps...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 08-09-2011, 08:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,414
Posted By HOMEFLASH
Shut off Valve

I just spotted some interesting words here.. shut off valve?

How do I install shut off valve? what does it look like, does it sound more complicated on top of the regular installation?
the shut...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 08-09-2011, 07:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,414
Posted By HOMEFLASH
Water Main line

First of all, I do not understand why bathroom showers are designed NOT to have separate water line to be shut off and turn on.

Second, for changing shower facuset or cartridge (moen), I know I...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 08-08-2011, 05:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,149
Posted By HOMEFLASH
correct, and it is very useful.. ... it is under...

correct, and it is very useful.. ... it is under $20.00 if I remember correctly.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 08-08-2011, 05:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,946
Posted By HOMEFLASH
Water dripping..

Correct, there is no visible leak, so it is in between wall, and I don't want to damage come later, that is why I stop using that shower for now.

The sound is always the same, and if I just us it...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 08-08-2011, 05:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,946
Posted By HOMEFLASH
Shower Valve problem?

The water dripping came only minuts aftr I take shower, and only be heard down at first floor (vent area)

When you say, remov th trim... and point shower toward wall, that means I don't need to...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 08-08-2011, 11:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,149
Posted By HOMEFLASH
I suggested replace the whole kitchen facuset. ...

I suggested replace the whole kitchen facuset. It will be easier, however, you need some special tool to unscrew from the bottom, it took me two hours to do it (I was an ametaur), but after i got...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 08-08-2011, 10:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,946
Posted By HOMEFLASH
Shower -Leaking down between Walls

After shower about 3 to 5 minutes, I could hear water dripping (getting loud lately - so I stopped using that shower) downstairs where the vent (kitchen) is. The question is.. Where would the leak...
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