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furnaces and burners
A few years ago I had a Buderis furnace installed with a Carlin burner. That burner is a lemon- I had to call my oil company techs a dozen times in 2 years to get that burner going. It would tend to...
14 years ago
 
Basement Plumbing Rough-In question
Our builder put in our plumbing rough-in and I have two questions about what is the usual and customary way to do this. We were left with just the pipe stub sticking out of the concrete for the shower...
14 years ago 2
 
tub spout diverter leak
I have an old (unknown age, but at least 12 years) American Standard tub spout with a wall diverter that leaks far more than I would expect when the water is directed to the shower. It seems like it...
14 years ago 1
 
Shower Problem
I've a Mira 415 in the en-suite bathroom that "passes" water when the taps or the other shower is on, even though the Mira is switched off...I suspect that the seals have gone in the cartridge or the...
14 years ago
 
Aquarium cross connection issue?
I have a very large aquarium that is being built into a wall. I want to plumb it as shown in the sketch located Water from the shower valve will be used to start the siphon for vacuuming the gravel in...
14 years ago 11
 
can boiler take extra rads
Hi I am planning to replace a couple of small single rads, with some bigger double ones. I have an old Myson conventional boiler which runs well. I have no idea if the boiler will be able to take the...
14 years ago 1
 
cold radiator
Hi, I moved to a new flat in the summer which has gas central heating with 6 rads, when the heating is on only 4 of the rads get hot the other 2 are just luke warm. I`m not a plumber but would like a...
14 years ago 1
 
Pipe sizes
Hello. I wonder if you professionals would tell me about some pipe sizes? Size of water main pipe in the street? Size of water pipe from the street (water main) to the house.? Size of main sewer pipe...
14 years ago 1
 
Squeaky Hot Water Side of Faucet
We just installed(about 2 weeks ago) a Moen Model 84200 lavatory faucet: hot water side has begun squeaking when turning on and off. The cold water side is fine. We had a Peerless faucet prior to this...
14 years ago 2
 
Commercial Plumbing Working Foreman Needed in Central/High-Desert California
We are searching for a permanent employee for a contractor servicing the Central California and High-Desert areas. Prevailing wage plus bonus with good Company ~~ If anyone is interested, email Larry...
14 years ago
 
Question about hot water heater
In the past few days my hot water heater has been making a sound off and on like a whistling tea kettle, high pitched and annoying. It will last for about 45 seconds and then stop. Does it maybe 5 or...
14 years ago
 
Continual Drain Clogs
It was a supris to me that within days of clearing a sink clog in my bathroom that clog returned. I used drain cleaner again and it onyl stayed clear for a couple of days. I don't want to keep pouring...
14 years ago
 
Water Temperature
Dear All Firstly just to let you know I have a Worcester Bosch 240 combi boiler. Recently I have been experiencing reduced hot water temperature and also noticed that the radiators were getting warm...
14 years ago
 
DHW Heater as heat source?
Wondering if anyone out there has seen any information about using a standard, or high efficiency, LP domestic hot water heater as a heat source for a small radiant heating application? We have an...
14 years ago 3
 
Sewer Floor Drain Backup
Experiencing slow drainage & slight backups of basement floor drain. Started after household member had a run in with the flu. 24 hours of vomitting & diarrhea. I suspect excessive use of toilet paper...
14 years ago 7