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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 https://www.homeownershub.com/img/cn 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?http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bBNMK_7ccD... 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 »

Plumbing Practice in UK & Singapore

rating: 5

Dear Sir, I am now working on a project to compare the different practices of the installation, application and inspection of inside building water supply systems in different countries. I am parti... 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 »

Leaky sillcock

rating: 5

I have a sillcock that recently started leaking. It had started to leak a little during the spring last year (May 07). I took the stem out and replaced the washer on the end. No more leaking. I come ... Read more »

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

rating: 5

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!

rating: 5

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 »

Turbo flush

rating: 5

Does any one know how to remove the electric moter on a Setma Turbo flush T12. I think it twists off but it is very tough to do. ( the toilet is blocked hence the need to get to the blockage). Mike. Read more »

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