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Old 08-11-2012, 04:00 AM  
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I have a T-Joint that is half a cm from the ground and behind another pipe. It looks like it has perished on the seam. What would be the best way to fix the problem?


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Old 08-11-2012, 06:29 AM  
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You can try to reseal it by heating it up with MAPP gas or remove it, clean up the connecting pipes with emery cloth and sweat on a new one.


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Old 08-11-2012, 07:09 AM  
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What type of pipe? Copper? Threaded galvanized?
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Old 08-11-2012, 10:30 AM  
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Very very old house i bought. It has still got steel pipes
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Old 08-11-2012, 05:24 PM  
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Can you post a pic of the union?
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The pipe is going to have to be taken a part and resealed. Likely it is rusted to bits and is about to really bust and leak.
Can you post a picture?


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