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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. 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? Read more »

Constant spluttering

July 27, 2018, 12:04 pm

Hi. I've been trying to solve an issue for a dental practice with their water. It splutters as if there is air being pushed out on both hot and cold. It's a combi system (all mains pressure). This is... Read more »

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 »

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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 »

Noisy TRV's

rating: 5

My 4 rads downstairs TRV's all make an annoying hissing sound after an hour or so, i know the valves are OK because i have swapped them round with the upstairs ones ps if i adjust the temp on them ... Read more »

Toilet clogs frequently

rating: 5

I know this has been discussed before, and I've done a lot of reading about this problem and some troubleshooting. I'm almost ready to throw the toilets out and buy new ones. I've been in the house ... Read more »

Hydropump RH1400 Backup Sump Pump

rating: 5

Does anyone know where I can get this model of battery-backup sump pump for a decent price? The best I have been able to find is $400. with Shipping cost. Thanks a lot for your help !! Read more »

Grundfos mq3-45 keeps cycling on and off

rating: 5

------------------------------------- My Grundfos mq3-45 keeps cycling on and off every 1 minute now. It used to stay off for 10 minutes when it was new. It's only 3 or 4 months old now. It pumps ab... Read more »

Sewer smell coming from open pipe?

rating: 5

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? 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...

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 »

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 » 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.