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DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 07-29-2012, 09:59 AM
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Posted By dayexday
Thanks again for everything Neal. Just want to...

Thanks again for everything Neal. Just want to run one final thing by you (and anyone else). Right now, I'm leaning towards going with someone who will replace the shower body and fix/tile the wall...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 07-22-2012, 05:04 PM
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Posted By dayexday
thanks again for the guidance neal. Let me ask...

thanks again for the guidance neal. Let me ask you a question that may or not be dumb. Does shower body = shower valve = shower controls? I keep seeing different terms and don't know if they're all...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 07-20-2012, 02:14 PM
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Posted By dayexday
i found another plumber who charges 95 dollars to...

i found another plumber who charges 95 dollars to show up and then 150 an hour to work. Told me job would take two hours so with cost of shower body, it would be like 550 (according to him) and then...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 07-11-2012, 02:18 PM
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Posted By dayexday
thanks again guys. i had another contractor come...

thanks again guys. i had another contractor come in and he quoted me 2300, almost 2000 dollars less than the other guys. i asked him about Neal's suggestion of cutting around the taps and replacing...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 07-10-2012, 05:55 PM
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Posted By dayexday
thanks again guys. i realized this was out of my...

thanks again guys. i realized this was out of my scope so i brought in a contractor for a free estimate and here it is. Apartment is located in nyc but price seems excessive. Let me know what you...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 07-07-2012, 07:09 AM
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Posted By dayexday
refinishing bathtub

hello, the paint on my tub peeled away (pictures below):

Reading up and researching it, it looks like I need to refinish the bathtub. Do you guys think this something someone inexperienced such as...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 07-06-2012, 11:59 AM
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Posted By dayexday
one more question, if i hired someone to do the...

one more question, if i hired someone to do the job, would they need to be a plumber or can a "regular" handyman do it?
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 07-06-2012, 11:21 AM
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Posted By dayexday
thanks for the reply nealtw. I have tiles behind...

thanks for the reply nealtw. I have tiles behind the shower/tub so i'll have to tear that down? How long do you think it would take to take care of it? Any idea of cost of parts?
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 07-05-2012, 07:07 AM
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Posted By dayexday
I'm not renting. I do own it. I attached some...

I'm not renting. I do own it. I attached some pictures. It's the 11th floor. The maintenance crew said they can't do anything. Building was built in 1983. Any idea what the work would entail, how...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 07-04-2012, 04:02 PM
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Posted By dayexday
thanks for the reply, callmevilla. i live in an...

thanks for the reply, callmevilla. i live in an apartment building. There is no temperature thermostat control. I don't know about the "instant hot" system or "on demand" water heater but I've never...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 07-03-2012, 08:24 PM
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Posted By dayexday
shower water temperature fluctuation problem

hello, i'm having a problem with my water temperature when I shower. Whenever I turn the shower on, even at a low pressure, the water temperature will go from from hot to cold to hot without...
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