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Do I need a new toilet syphon?

Eimearcd's Avatar (by Gravatar) by Eimearcd in  Plumbing » Toilet 

Hi all My toilet keeps running after flush has completed and Im finding online advice for a toilet with a syphon is scarce.  ... read more »

Old deep well..no water in house

Emily Edwards's Avatar (by Gravatar) by Emily Edwards in  Plumbing » Sump Pump »

Renting 1945 yr old house with old deep well...can't find pressure tank or switch location... Where would it b located...how  ... read more »

drain pipe leak

Anonymous's Avatar (by Gravatar) by Anonymous in  Plumbing »

leak. see pic. the horiz drain pipe going into the wall after the trap in the bathroom is corroded on the bottom. It is corroded  ... read more »

How to stop leakage here?

plumberoid's Avatar (by Gravatar) by plumberoid in  Plumbing » Toilet 

Hi everyone I've just moved house and found that there is a small leaking in the toilet. I tried to move the joint but  ... read more »

Glue for plastic /wet

Anonymous's Avatar (by Gravatar) by Anonymous in  Plumbing » Hot Tub »

I have about a 1"piece of plastic that broke off my above ground pool pump it's one of the pieces that propel the water  ... read more »

Correct sump pump sizingin home

Lucas P.'s Avatar (by Gravatar) by Lucas P. in  Plumbing » Sump Pump »

We recently purchased a home that has sump pumps and have never had had one in our house before (or the need for one) and  ... read more »

Repeat broken pipe

Anonymous's Avatar (by Gravatar) by Anonymous in  Plumbing »

Two winters ago we had a pipe burst in the exterior wall of our finished basement. The pipe leads to the outdoor faucet  ... read more »

drain utility sink directly into sump pump discharge?

Janice's Avatar (by Gravatar) by Janice in  Plumbing » Sump Pump »

Hi I'm trying to figure out if I'm able to drain a utility sink directly into the discharge pipe for the sump pump? There's  ... read more »

Radiators getting warm during shower or when taps are in use

Anonymous's Avatar (by Gravatar) by Anonymous in  Plumbing » Water » Hot Water »

Hi guys I'm having a problem when showering/using hot water on taps where the radiators start to get warm after a few minutes.  ... read more »

well pump short cycling

Anonymous's Avatar (by Gravatar) by Anonymous in  Plumbing »

Have narrowed the problem down to the pressure tank. the manufacturer's tech rep asked me if water came out of the air valve  ... read more »

Central Heating Pipes

Anonymous's Avatar (by Gravatar) by Anonymous in  Plumbing »

Hi any advice would be welcome. We live in an older property probably built in the 60's 4 bed we live in an area with  ... read more »

Worcester greenstar 24i junior/28i junior

Anonymous's Avatar (by Gravatar) by Anonymous in  Plumbing »

Hi looking for some help here if possible or direction Recently visited mothers only to fined she had not been using her  ... read more »

What happens if the sump pump fails AND the water backup pump fails when the sump pit is sealed?

jawdoc's Avatar (by Gravatar) by jawdoc in  Plumbing »

I was wondering since I have a sump pump pit that fills up with calcified stuff all the time and clogs up my sump pump making  ... read more »

Baxi WM/70/4PF water ingress into the APS from pipes.

Anonymous's Avatar (by Gravatar) by Anonymous in  Plumbing »

Baxi WM/70/4PF water ingress into the APS from pipes. Hi I keep getting water in the APS from the pipes fitted new  ... read more »

Warmflow Boiler

Anonymous's Avatar (by Gravatar) by Anonymous in  Plumbing »

I am advised by my plumber that WARMFLOW boilers are designed to last 10 years only. Does anyone else agree with me that  ... read more »

Septic tank cover cracked

KP's Avatar (by Gravatar) by KP in  Plumbing » Sewage »

I had some one parking the car and cracking my septic tank cover. It is 8 ft X 4 ft size cover with opening for two 24"  ... read more »

problem with compression hose leaking water

Anonymous's Avatar (by Gravatar) by Anonymous in  Plumbing » Water »

Hi guys I've got a compression hose feeding my washing machine that since I've installed keeps leaking very slowly. I've  ... read more »

Drainage pipe

Anonymous's Avatar (by Gravatar) by Anonymous in  Plumbing » Sewage »

A sewage pipe that passes vertically inside the building creates an unpleasant smell what can be done  ... read more »

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Toilet rarely flushes without plunging

Anonymous's Avatar (by Gravatar) by Anonymous in  Plumbing » Toilet 

I bought this house this summer and almost immediately it had problems flushing. I haven't flushed anything down it that  ... read more »

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sink drain piping

Rick's Avatar (by Gravatar) by Rick in  Plumbing »

Our new kitchen sink installation doesn't drain properly. After the two drains empty and pass thru' the trap it rises  ... read more »

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