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DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 05-23-2008, 03:19 PM
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Julie, The Moen valves have hot water limits to...

Julie,
The Moen valves have hot water limits to prevent the handle from turning all the way to hot if they are set accordingly.
Adjusting the hot water limit is easy. Take the handle off and...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 05-23-2008, 03:10 PM
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Views: 2,293
Posted By mstplumber
Another test you can do is to get some Peppermint...

Another test you can do is to get some Peppermint Oil at a health food store, get on the roof and pour it down the vent. Have someone smell around the toilet for peppermint. The oil, however, is...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 05-17-2008, 04:55 PM
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Posted By mstplumber
Spindoctor, If you can get your hands on some...

Spindoctor,
If you can get your hands on some crimpers, PEX is a very good product. You do need to make sure the crimpers are adjusted properly, you should be able to get a "Go-No Go" guage where...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 05-17-2008, 04:39 PM
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Posted By mstplumber
James, Yes, trust them. I know it might lokk...

James,
Yes, trust them. I know it might lokk like the cross brace is part of the drain assembly but it if it is it will be the first one I have ever seen and I've seen lots.
If you can't get the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 05-03-2008, 01:28 PM
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Posted By mstplumber
Amber, Actually, a Studor brand Air Admittance...

Amber,
Actually, a Studor brand Air Admittance Valve uses no springs. It has an ingeniously designed seal that opens under negative pressure in the pipe to allow air into the system and closes...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 05-03-2008, 01:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,455
Posted By mstplumber
DW Air Gap

I agree. An air gap fitting is unnecessary. I have installed literally thousands of DWs without one and have had no problems. Just loop the discharge as high as possible and fasten it to the...
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