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DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 10-23-2013, 11:43 AM
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Posted By MMC_Milwaukee
I agree with speedbump. Definitely sounds like...

I agree with speedbump. Definitely sounds like iron in the water.

Depending on your experiences there are self flushing iron filters you can install yourself or you can call the Culligan man.
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DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 10-14-2013, 07:21 AM
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Posted By MMC_Milwaukee
Can you take a picture of your surround? Hard to...

Can you take a picture of your surround? Hard to say without seeing the problem. Do you have the model name/number of the surround?
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 10-03-2013, 02:31 PM
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Posted By MMC_Milwaukee
I definitely do not have the tools for PEX. I do...

I definitely do not have the tools for PEX. I do have flux+solder and a torch.

This sounds relatively easy:
1. replace the 2 galvanized to copper junctions with dielectric couplings
2. add 2"...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 10-03-2013, 02:02 PM
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Posted By MMC_Milwaukee
I had a similar problem with my ice maker (weird...

I had a similar problem with my ice maker (weird stuff floating and a funky taste when the ice melted). I disconnected the tiny supply line from the back of the fridge and ran water through it until...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 10-03-2013, 01:52 PM
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Posted By MMC_Milwaukee
Shower Diverter Valve

I'm replacing my old 1950's steel tub with a new 18" deep one. With the deeper tub I need to move the supply side plumbing up about 2". In the picture you can see the 1950's installer decided to...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 01-04-2012, 02:36 PM
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Posted By MMC_Milwaukee
I went to home depot yesterday and rented an...

I went to home depot yesterday and rented an Electric Eel.

I'm thinking the clog moved from the kitchen drain down past the laundry room hook up and clogged that pipe causing the back up. The...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 01-03-2012, 01:54 PM
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Posted By MMC_Milwaukee
I said 'new home' meaning I recently purchased...

I said 'new home' meaning I recently purchased the home. The previous owners have clearly not taken very good care of their plumbing.

When I have snaked out the drains, I removed the trap and...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 01-02-2012, 09:09 PM
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Posted By MMC_Milwaukee
Basement Laundry Basin/Sink Backup

Hi All,

I've been having problems with the plumbing in my new home. When purchased in October, there was a back up in the kitchen sink. I cleaned out both traps (I found a whole potato and other...
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