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Sink runs when toilet is flushed


December 31, 2019, 3:45 pm

Bathroom sink runs when toilet is flushed. Stops when toilet is filled. Read more »

Looking for Red or yellow blade guide on Pro-tech CS72121 miter saw


December 13, 2019, 5:43 pm

Pro-tech CS72121 Read more »

Question - Expansion Tank on Hot Water Heater


December 9, 2019, 7:03 pm

I recently developed a pin hole on the top of my expansion tank at my hot water heater. I had a friend of the family come replace it. He put the new one on but did not adjust the pre-charged pressure... Read more »

Swirl Mono Sink Mixer Kitchen Tap


October 25, 2019, 8:30 am

I have a 25 month old (1 month) out if warranty) Swirl kitchen tap that now has a drip. The installation instructions do not include how to repair/replace the tap cartridges. Does the arm on the tap... Read more »

how fix broken faucet?


September 18, 2019, 12:03 am

screw broke off. dont want to remove wall. pics: https://imgur.com/a/L2mwPV0 https://imgur.com/a/epuxdPm https://imgur.com/a/zLYoRNQ https://imgur.com/a/TUETwqO https://imgur.com/a/qIIYjW3 https://i... Read more »

Is turning off water to outside faucet at 20 degrees okay?


November 19, 2018, 1:08 am

I have an out door faucet which is fed from a pipe in my basement. The basement temperature is never less than 70 degrees. The pipe to the outside goes through a concrete block wall to the outside ... Read more »

Opportunity for licensed Plumbers


October 30, 2018, 7:08 pm

(North of Boston) Job Duration: 2 months Pay Rate: $81.00/hr Per Diem: $70.00/days worked, client is providing housing on a cruise ship in addition to the per diem Hours: 60 hrs/week Scope: Commer... Read more »

Radiator valve


October 21, 2018, 4:06 pm

Taking radiator off wall for plastering. Have drained it but can't turn the bolt on the main valve? I'm sure it's supposed to be turned downwards. https://www.homeownershub.com/img/gd Read more »

Cable ran through Sewer line


August 20, 2018, 4:29 pm

Local company fixed damage. I was wondering is this fix gonna hold. What guarantee should I ask for. They want me to sign a liabilty waiver. Photo shows how they fixed. https://www.homeownershub.com/... Read more »

Sewer smell coming from open pipe?


August 11, 2018, 6:30 pm

Hello! I have a sewer smell that seems to be coming from a pipe between the 1st floor and the roof. The pipe has no cap on the inside. Is this normal? https://www.homeownershub.com/img/fr Read more »

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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 »

how fix broken faucet?

rating: 5

screw broke off. dont want to remove wall. pics: https://imgur.com/a/L2mwPV0 https://imgur.com/a/epuxdPm https://imgur.com/a/zLYoRNQ https://imgur.com/a/TUETwqO https://imgur.com/a/qIIYjW3 https://i... Read more »

Sump Pump Question

rating: 5

Can someone explain to me the proper installation of a sump pump? I would like to know how far below the inlet line to the sump hole should a pump be installed? I assume that the water level should ... Read more »

Where can I find a 3/4" showerhead

rating: 5

The plumbing is setup for a 3/4 shower head and then necked down to 1/2. Is there such a thing as 3/4 shower head and where would I find one? Thanks -- -Laissez Les Bon Temps Rouler- Read more »

Opportunity for licensed Plumbers

rating: 5

(North of Boston) Job Duration: 2 months Pay Rate: $81.00/hr Per Diem: $70.00/days worked, client is providing housing on a cruise ship in addition to the per diem Hours: 60 hrs/week Scope: Commer... Read more »

Finally going to try PEX piping

rating: 5

Any of you guys going with PEX yet? My suppliers seem to have different vendors of PEX. My first PEX project looks like I will use RTI tubing with the ratchet crimper which uses the stainless steel c... Read more »

Stem valve won't keep handle upright

rating: 5

Folks: I recently replaced the stem valve on a Moen faucet on the kitchen sink. The new valve fixed the leak, but the problem is that it isn't stiff enough to keep the lift-up handle upright when I... Read more »

Water regulation goofy

rating: 5

When my sprinklers come on, I lose regulation and I could use some help diagnosing the problem. My regulator is a Watts ND 35. The inlet pipe is 3/4. The regulator adjusts the pressure, a... Read more »

question about hot water baseboard

rating: 5

I have Suntemp hot water baseboards- model Imperial 700A. I know next to nothing about plumbing. I have some rooms that I don't care to heat. I just close the thing- don't know what it's called- to ... Read more »

no heat in basement zone

rating: 5

I am getting no heat in the basement zone.I thought the thermostat may be faulty,but taking it off the wall and touching the two wires together didnt even create a spark.Opening the zone valve manual... Read more »

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