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Posted By PJmax

You should not have had to add an AAV. That would...

You should not have had to add an AAV. That would mean the plumbing was not installed correctly.
There should have been a live vent line in the wall all the way up to the roof.

What is the drain...
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Posted By Zorfdt

You can try replacing the plastic washer in that...

You can try replacing the plastic washer in that slip connection. It's possible a new one will grip a bit better.

Another option, is to use a 2x4 or something cut to size to prop the pipe up. ...
01-24-21, 07:58 AM
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Posted By Zorfdt

Since there are no fixtures above, it's possible...

Since there are no fixtures above, it's possible that pipe was included specifically for a future laundry sink.

I can't think of anything else that would be used for - if it were my house, I'd...
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Posted By PJmax

Welcome to the forums. Those showerheads are...

Welcome to the forums.

Those showerheads are screwed into drop ear fittings. You can unscrew the pipe from the fitting and install a 1/2" NPT plug. Then you'd need to cover the holes in the tile....
Forum: Water Heaters
01-23-21, 10:32 AM
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Posted By lawrosa

Surprised that a brad white failed so quick.. But...

Surprised that a brad white failed so quick.. But not enough info really.. Heaters need to be flushed yearly

well water?
city water?
01-23-21, 10:29 AM
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Posted By joed

No problem having more than one circuit in...

No problem having more than one circuit in junction box.
Keep the neutrals separate.
Connect all the grounds together.
01-22-21, 06:44 PM
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Posted By pcboss

You are going to need to verify which breakers...

You are going to need to verify which breakers serve the old wiring. The breaker should have been a 2 pole breaker or handle tied.
01-22-21, 03:44 PM
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Posted By joed

Yes. All boxes need covers.

Yes. All boxes need covers.
01-21-21, 11:23 AM
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Posted By CircuitBreaker

yes as the magetron is what draws most of the...

yes as the magetron is what draws most of the input power rating but I would still check the receptacle for poor/loose connections anyway.
01-20-21, 09:12 PM
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Posted By PJmax

Yes.... PEX is more forgiving but no one with...

Yes.... PEX is more forgiving but no one with common sense puts plumbing in an outside wall in a cold zone.
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Posted By XSleeper

I'd say your best option is to just get a new...

I'd say your best option is to just get a new faucet. Quite easy to replace. From the looks of it, its time to replace anyway.
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Posted By badeyeben

You can usually send your photos to your email....

You can usually send your photos to your email. Then using the pc download the pictures from the email. Or maybe try bluetooth share if your pc has bluetooth.
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Posted By Zorfdt

For what it's worth, I got one of those touch-up...

For what it's worth, I got one of those touch-up repair kits. Worked pretty well, but yellowed only after a few months.
Separately, had an old (probably 50's/60's) cast iron tub reglazed...
01-17-21, 01:47 PM
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Posted By pattenp

No it's not correct. Feed between panels needs to...

No it's not correct. Feed between panels needs to be four wires, 2 hots, 1 neutral, 1 equipment ground. Neutral is bonded at first disconnect panel and is isolated in subpanels. Second ground to pipe...
01-15-21, 09:43 AM
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Posted By pcboss

Pulling a meter is not a DIY skill. They do not...

Pulling a meter is not a DIY skill. They do not have the training or protective equipment to do this. The meter should be pulled by the power company.

Waring Extremely Graphic, If you want to see...
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Posted By Pilot Dane

Also, the AAV should be located much higher. As...

Also, the AAV should be located much higher. As high as it can go up near the bottom of the counter.
01-15-21, 05:26 AM
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Posted By Geochurchi

Hi, I would say the location is the least of your...

Hi, I would say the location is the least of your worries, first off, thatís an FPE panel, I doubt you will find new breakers, and if you do there is no space for additional breakers ,it sure appears...
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Posted By XSleeper

The red circled pipe is just plain wrong. It...

The red circled pipe is just plain wrong. It should be capped and abandoned or cut off left of the trap and replaced with a cleanout fitting. And your dishwasher should go to your disposal drain...
01-14-21, 12:32 PM
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Posted By PJmax

From DTE energy..... Customers or contractors...

From DTE energy.....
Customers or contractors are not authorized to break seals to open or move meter connection cabinets without obtaining permission from an authorized representative of the...
01-13-21, 04:16 PM
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Posted By spott

Maybe this sight will help. ...

Maybe this sight will help.

https://www.supplyhouse.com/Flame-Sensors-11140000
01-10-21, 01:42 PM
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Posted By Marq1

Water is water, I would have added a shutoff off...

Water is water, I would have added a shutoff off the tee just in case you needed to isolate!
01-10-21, 01:06 PM
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Posted By Tolyn Ironhand

It will reach temperature faster, but it...

It will reach temperature faster, but it shouldn't run any hotter if it has a thermostat of some type.
01-10-21, 11:42 AM
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Posted By pcboss

Get a 2 gang ring. The receptacle will fit...

Get a 2 gang ring. The receptacle will fit better.

You also need a cab,e connector in the back of the box.
01-10-21, 10:48 AM
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Posted By joed

The two blacks are X & Y. It doesn't matter which...

The two blacks are X & Y. It doesn't matter which is which.
The white is W
The bare is G.
01-10-21, 08:49 AM
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Posted By Tolyn Ironhand

Typically most 208-240 volt will operate fine on...

Typically most 208-240 volt will operate fine on either voltage. If the nameplate specifically lists the voltage as 208 I would recomend contacting the manufacture and check with them to see if it is...
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