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  1. bud16415 replied to the thread Shark Bite plumbing components.

    I have used many and have never had a problem with them on PVC, copper, PEX going in all combinations. They are a little pricey and I...

    Feb 24, 2020 at 1:56 PM
  2. bud16415 replied to the thread "Luxury" Vinyl.

    I hear ya and especially the body part. I’m 64 now and working on my knees is getting a little dicey. I say I work smarter now not...

    Feb 23, 2020 at 11:15 PM
  3. bud16415 replied to the thread "Luxury" Vinyl.

    We have some pro flooring guys here so hang in there and they will drop in I'm sure. We are a small forum so everyone isn't here all the...

    Feb 23, 2020 at 8:22 PM
  4. bud16415 replied to the thread "Luxury" Vinyl.

    I have done several laminate jobs going back to when it was first invented and only was T&G and the pieces needed to be glued together...

    Feb 23, 2020 at 5:36 PM
  5. bud16415 replied to the thread New pressure regulator not regulating pressure.

    There is always the possibility of getting a bad part off the shelf. It is also possible something got damaged during the hook up....

    Feb 23, 2020 at 1:57 PM
  6. bud16415 replied to the thread Cleaning Old Vinyl Tile Adhesive from Plywood Underlayment.

    I agree and will add it is also very flammable. In the early 70s at work we were given 2 and 5 gallon cans of it and put it in parts...

    Feb 21, 2020 at 11:23 PM
  7. bud16415 replied to the thread Share your suggestions.

    I’ll second the idea of the endless pool. Some of the nice ones have a hot tub built into the end and the water can be kept warmer in...

    Feb 20, 2020 at 9:49 PM
  8. bud16415 replied to the thread Adding radiant floor heating to a whole house on slab?.

    The biggest advantage to forced air is you can piggyback AC with the same ductwork. If you have natural gas then that will be most...

    Feb 17, 2020
  9. bud16415 replied to the thread Adding radiant floor heating to a whole house on slab?.

    Electric is one of the more expensive forms of heat as a consumable. Most likely you see it most in bathrooms as a luxury item as the...

    Feb 17, 2020
  10. bud16415 replied to the thread Adding radiant floor heating to a whole house on slab?.

    I’m not an expert, but I believe the time to add it would be when the slab was being poured at the time of construction. Hot water heat...

    Feb 17, 2020
  11. bud16415 replied to the thread Fog horn sound sometimes when water drawn. Please Help!.

    What you are describing is what I call water hammer. There is some inertia/momentum to a fast moving column of water being suddenly...

    Feb 17, 2020
  12. bud16415 replied to the thread Fog horn sound sometimes when water drawn. Please Help!.

    That’s correct. Then just unscrew the old one from the manifold and put some Teflon tape on the threads of the new one and screw it in....

    Feb 17, 2020
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