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Identify this bathtub fixture

May 20, 2018, 10:21 pm

I have this fixture on a clawfoot tub in a rental.I want to install a hand held shower but not sure what to do with this fitting.There is no spout just what looks like a quick connect fitting https:/... Read more »

Rain king 1950 yard sprinkler

April 29, 2018, 6:20 pm

I have a 1950s rain king yard sprinkler that is missing one of the water diverter tips. Do you know where i could find a replacement? Read more »

radiator was moved, I want to get rid of the exposed valve.

January 18, 2018, 5:26 pm

had to move a radiator in my kitchen to install a fridge. the valve is sticking up out of the hardwood. I have access to the steam pipe below where the old radiator was. can I cut this and cap... Read more »

Hot water line to bath tub

December 5, 2017, 2:56 am

Have very low hot water pressure and also have hard water cut wall open and found this what are your thoughts Read more »

Septic tank help needed

November 22, 2017, 1:50 am

I have a septic tank. Whenever we do laundry or let out bath water gurgling sounds start & water seeps out from under the toilet. We snaked the toilet, snaked the bathtub, got under the house cleane... Read more »

Shower cover for shower

November 9, 2017, 6:44 pm

After the renovation we found that the shower drain cover is higher than the pavement and the water does not drain completely. How do you solve the problem? Read more »

A leak of sewage on the wall

November 1, 2017, 10:36 am

I had a leakage of sewage in the wall on the wall, should I disinfect the wall and if so what material Read more »

Is this a sump pump pit?

September 7, 2017, 5:17 pm

Hi all, Ok so I live in Maine, a little higher than sea level, there is what I am assuming to be a sump pump pit in the basement of the house I just bought. It is in a corner and the floor slopes tha... Read more »

sewer line issue/repair

August 12, 2017, 3:06 am

Looking for a bit of advice. Found out Monday we had leakage in the back alley from our sewer line. Plumbers came Tuesday and determined they had to dig down to the main sewer line. The long and shor... Read more »

bubbling toilet during clothes washing

June 9, 2017, 10:02 pm

My house is about 45 yrs old. Over the years I had bubbles come up thru the toilet-no soap. Seemed to stop after replacing toilet w/ pressure flush type.a few years ago. About 7 weeks ago, toilet ove... Read more »

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Pressure Relief Valve dripping

rating: 5

I have a Watts 374A Water Pressure Relief Valve that is dripping a little less than an ounce a day. I already replace the expansion tank. (The PRV was spitting out quite a bit more before that.) Some... Read more »

insulation of water pipes behind the wall of a finished attic

rating: 5

We live in the Boston area. We bought our current house a year ago. The attic is finished with heat. This past winder, all the water pipes to the attic's bathroom got frozen on a very cold day. We ha... Read more »

shower diverter

rating: 5

Hello...hope someone has an idea that might be helpful.... I just bought a new home. My master bath has the shower head, cold faucet knob, hot faucet knob, diverter knob in between the H&C knobs, an... Read more »

knocking in radiant floor

rating: 5

Anyone tell me why my wirsbo tubes (oxygen barrier tubes) chug and knock? They seem to chug where they go in, and come out of the cement floor, and knock at the Heat Link manifold. The cement floor i... Read more »

Lead Caulk Drain

rating: 5

I am putting a mop sink in a mudroom/laundry room which I am having remodelled. The mop sink is pre-cast terazzo (cement and marble chips) from Stern-Williams. It comes with a drain body cast integ... Read more »

Potterton fireside black beauty 35/51 back boiler the pilot light keep goin...

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Hello I hope someone can help with this one. I have an old Potterton fireside black beauty 35/51 back boiler. until this morning it was running fine. It flamed up fine and the heating/water came on... Read more »

Smell under Kitchen Sink!

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Hi all Can I pick your brains please? I have an awful smell under my kitchen sink. I have been told that it is a 'foul soapy water' smell! I have taken all the waste pipes out and washed them in Blea... Read more »

Septic tank help needed

rating: 5

I have a septic tank. Whenever we do laundry or let out bath water gurgling sounds start & water seeps out from under the toilet. We snaked the toilet, snaked the bathtub, got under the house cleane... Read more »

Kohler Pompton Toilet

rating: 5

Does anyone know what would cause this toilet to not flush properly. It almost never flushes completely. It sounds like there is a constriction preventing the flush water from entering the bowl qui... Read more »

Valving for a Baxi Luna 310fi

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I am self installing a Baxi Luna 310fi wall hung boiler in a new construction home and need some help identifying the selection of valves and fittings supplied with unit.Their is limited documentat... Read more » is a website for homeowners and building and maintenance pros. It is not affiliated with any of the manufacturers or service providers discussed here. All logos and trade names are the property of their respective owners.