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DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 06-29-2011, 07:16 AM
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Posted By WhiteTiger
RedWood, how do you do it? Lots of these posts...

RedWood, how do you do it? Lots of these posts make my brain hurt, and I feel my IQ going down each time I read one.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 06-15-2011, 09:22 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By WhiteTiger
Sounds like you have a gate valve, and you...

Sounds like you have a gate valve, and you snapped the stem when you turned it off. The valve needs to be replaced.
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DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 06-04-2011, 05:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,229
Posted By WhiteTiger
This forum needs a thanks button. I am the same...

This forum needs a thanks button. I am the same as Redwood, I like to inform my customers where the shut of valves are and educate them about their plumbing system.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 06-02-2011, 06:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,305
Posted By WhiteTiger
and now click on the MSDS sheet link on that...

and now click on the MSDS sheet link on that page. Here let me post if for you. MSDS for Thrift non acid cleaner (http://thriftmarketing.com/material_safety_data_sheet.htm) which btw is the same link...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 06-02-2011, 06:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,461
Posted By WhiteTiger
Never seen one like that before. I have a...

Never seen one like that before. I have a feeling that might be an optional port for a hand shower. With out being there to investigate I can not really help you. Sorry.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 05-30-2011, 10:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,366
Posted By WhiteTiger
Oh I was not picking on you Redwood, was just...

Oh I was not picking on you Redwood, was just pointing out that the codes dropping the stand requirement is a bad idea.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 05-30-2011, 09:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,366
Posted By WhiteTiger
I do not think they should drop the requirement...

I do not think they should drop the requirement of a stand in a garage just because of the FVIR heaters. Yes FVIR is supposed to prevent the flame inside the heater from flashing outside the heater,...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 05-30-2011, 07:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,092
Posted By WhiteTiger
The way we check for leaks is: Place dry...

The way we check for leaks is:

Place dry newspaper under the piping
Fill sink with hot water
Drain sink and watch newspaper for drips
If there is a noticeable leak fix it and repeat steps 2...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 05-29-2011, 06:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,912
Posted By WhiteTiger
Agreed, but I have a feeling most here will not...

Agreed, but I have a feeling most here will not attempt to install the ones with the selector, since it is not a typical big box store valve.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 05-29-2011, 04:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,092
Posted By WhiteTiger
What that is called is a pop-up assambly. Easy...

What that is called is a pop-up assambly. Easy enough to replace. It has broken off so you need to replace the whole thing. Here is a couple break down images for you. Just go to your local...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 05-29-2011, 11:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,912
Posted By WhiteTiger
Good eye there. Grohe, Kohler and many others ...

Good eye there. Grohe, Kohler and many others have the same warning. Just did not want to go digging for the instructions.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 05-29-2011, 08:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,912
Posted By WhiteTiger
Well the manufacture of the tub and shower valves...

Well the manufacture of the tub and shower valves do warn you. Here are two different faucet manufactures instruction manuals. I took a picture off the warnings from. Do not feel to bad I know lots...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 05-29-2011, 07:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,340
Posted By WhiteTiger
Well thank you for pointing out the restrictions...

Well thank you for pointing out the restrictions will be lifted after my 5th post. And thank you for getting the post up for me.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 05-28-2011, 07:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,340
Posted By WhiteTiger
I made a really good post here for you showing...

I made a really good post here for you showing you a picture of what your sillcock looks like and the breakdown of what a frost free sill cock looks like but I guess I am not good enough for the mods...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 05-28-2011, 07:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,767
Posted By WhiteTiger
Backup pumps that use water are not the best of...

Backup pumps that use water are not the best of ideas. They waste good water to remove the sump water. The Auqunot , and the Basement Watchdog are better alternatives.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 05-27-2011, 01:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,340
Posted By WhiteTiger
This is what happened to your sillcock. ...

This is what happened to your sillcock.

http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y292/SewerRatz/bad%20plumbing/burst01-500.jpg

and here is a nice break down of how a frost-free sillcock works. It...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 05-27-2011, 07:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 59,105
Posted By WhiteTiger
This set up is wrong for other valid reasons. Now...

This set up is wrong for other valid reasons. Now you have an open pipe in the basement on an overhead sewer. When the city sewer or even your own sewer backs up it will come out of this pipe and...
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