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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 »

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 https://www.homeownershub.com/img/cn Read more »

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Clogged drain & drywall

rating: 5

We had our house remodeled 18 months ago. The drywallers may have used the utility sink for more than just water. The sink drain was clogged after words so I successfully snaked it out. Now after som... 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 »

Baxi Bermuda Balanced Flue

rating: 5

After 15 - 20 mins. boiler shuts off and goes into lockout mode. This occurs in both water only and water & heat modes. Have changed the probe, thermostat and thermocoupling. Also changed gas valve a... 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 »

Radiator valve

rating: 5

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 »

Noisy Central Heating Pump

rating: 5

When I turn on my domestic central heating there is an initial sound of a surge of air bubbles in the area of the pump. There is a bleeder valve at a height of about four feet over the pump. I find... 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 »

Ideal Elan 2 Boiler / Reliable Oxford Plumber ???

rating: 5

Hi all, We have a problem with our boiler, its an Ideal Elan 2. The initial problem was that there was that the radiators stopped working all of a sudden and we traced it back to the boiler. There wa... Read more »

Pipe wrench marks

rating: 5

I was refurbishing a steam generator for a piece of food service equipment and I was assembling a small water manifold made out of galvanized pipe and I was using several pipe wrenches and a pair of ... Read more »

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