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DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 08-07-2008, 07:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,475
Posted By frodo
winterise

this how i do it. turn off
1 water off at meter
2 drain water heater
3 open hose bib at back of house, blow compressed air thru line at front
hose bib. water will drain out the back....
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 08-05-2008, 04:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,778
Posted By frodo
leak

couple of other things it could be, the overflow , they will leak if the water is filled up to the top of the tub, like taking a bath, the other is around the spout and handles
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 08-05-2008, 10:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,349
Posted By frodo
sorry, but you don't want to know. the house...

sorry, but you don't want to know. the house needs a foundation. it needs
a footer built all the way around the house, and cross sectional at the load bearing walls. some one just set your house...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 08-05-2008, 10:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,642
Posted By frodo
i was hooking up a kitchen sink once, and the...

i was hooking up a kitchen sink once, and the wire to the disposal was hot
and buzzed my ear. the electrican on the job apolgised, after i stoped chasing him.
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 08-05-2008, 10:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,802
Posted By frodo
i willl let you in on a sneakey little trick that...

i willl let you in on a sneakey little trick that works. go to the big box and visi with there kitchen specialest. they will give you a print out of your kitchen. cabinets. be sure to take your...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 08-05-2008, 09:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 978
Posted By frodo
try building a can storer. a device , well a box...

try building a can storer. a device , well a box the size of the cans, laying down. that way you can stack cans. on each other. pull one out and the other will take its place
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 08-05-2008, 09:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,918
Posted By frodo
you can replace tha faucet without damaging the...

you can replace tha faucet without damaging the tiles. and that is what i would recomend for you to do. by the time you buy all the old washers and gaskets and run all over the city. you could have...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 08-05-2008, 09:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,467
Posted By frodo
next time you have a problem with water in your...

next time you have a problem with water in your pipes,while trying to soliger try this take a bicycle pump, cut the end off the hose. hold it on valve at the washing machine and pump the lines out.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 08-05-2008, 09:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,467
Posted By frodo
i suspect that is it ia a vent from down stairs,...

i suspect that is it ia a vent from down stairs, i base my assumption, on the fact that there are not any long sweps visable on this line. and that it would not make any sence, to not have tied that...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 08-05-2008, 08:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,293
Posted By frodo
on the bleed valve. does it have a handle? or do...

on the bleed valve. does it have a handle? or do you turn it with a screw driver? if its handle under handle is a packing nut tighten it. if its screw driver type. it should have threads on it. ...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 08-05-2008, 08:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,848
Posted By frodo
leak

if a system is holding pressure,it will not drop pressure. true that ambient
can effect a gauge, by 1 or 2 lbs. if the gauge has droped, ther is a slow leak. it does not make a tinkers damn. that...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 08-05-2008, 08:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 9,407
Posted By frodo
i agree

there is a term i use in the plumbing trade it is ''gorilla tight''
a lot of people think that a plumbing pipe has to be ''gorilla tight''
it does not. your are screwing a niple in to a fitting...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 08-05-2008, 07:55 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 76,125
Posted By frodo
tub

that tub in the picture is not a cast iron tub. from the looks of it .its a steel tub. and that rust does not look good at all. take the waste and overflow off of the tub. and clean up that rust. ...
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