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Forum: Water Heaters
01-23-21, 10:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 175
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?
Forum: Water Heaters
12-24-20, 12:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 185
Posted By lawrosa

I pull a wire on each element with power off and...

I pull a wire on each element with power off and just do a continuity test. No beep then bad element
Replies: 9
Views: 567
Posted By lawrosa

Thats the old style gaskets. I dont use those...

Thats the old style gaskets. I dont use those much if at all. I use the new black o ring stype. I coat with pipe dope befor install.
...
08-03-20, 04:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 332
Posted By lawrosa

You would need a hub for that. There is no...

You would need a hub for that.

There is no hub.

You most likely need to dig outside and replace section coming into the home..

You need enough pipe to make a clean cut. I dont see that...
Forum: Water Heaters
07-21-20, 04:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 255
Posted By lawrosa

Install a navian unit with recirc option. Its the...

Install a navian unit with recirc option. Its the A series.The units have a built in pump and a recirc line built into the unit. Eliminate your pump and run that line right to the navian..

Thats...
Replies: 14
Views: 696
Posted By lawrosa

You need the RCA 751E here..I have this in my...

You need the RCA 751E here..I have this in my attic..

https://www.walmart.com/ip/RCA-Suburban-Mini-Yagi-Digital-Outdoor-Antenna-with-Mast/10828410

Then you need a quality amp..

I have the...
05-15-20, 08:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 538
Posted By lawrosa

Oh lord help us... Righty tighty lefty loosy......

Oh lord help us... Righty tighty lefty loosy... Geez
05-04-20, 04:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 242
Posted By lawrosa

Id get the regency.. One large sink.. Im a...

Id get the regency.. One large sink..

Im a plumber. I have the 50/50 and they S%^K

Try washing a pan with a large handle:Mad:
Forum: Water Heaters
04-30-20, 07:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 357
Posted By lawrosa

Just tighten it a bit. Use plyers..

Just tighten it a bit. Use
plyers..
04-26-20, 02:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 377
Posted By lawrosa

just make the turn left through stud.. Then right...

just make the turn left through stud.. Then right into other wall then up..
Replies: 6
Views: 314
Posted By lawrosa

Why change them? Dont touch and turn off water at...

Why change them? Dont touch and turn off water at the street for any repairs that beed to be made. Or demo the wall and do it correctly.. Shark bites are no good IMO...
Forum: Water Heaters
04-07-20, 08:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 307
Posted By lawrosa

Bradford white best water heater hands down.. ...

Bradford white best water heater hands down..

Tid bit..

Rheem water heater, which I install, to make it a 10 year heater we install an additional anode rod..

Bradford white to make it a 10...
Replies: 7
Views: 554
Posted By lawrosa

Why do you want to do this? Two pipe...

Why do you want to do this?


Two pipe well. could be 80 ft static well. Thats what the two pipe pumps can pump max depth. the venturi is down in the well casing. How far? We dont know. then there...
Replies: 9
Views: 379
Posted By lawrosa

Leave that valve on. remove the guts. but a new...

Leave that valve on. remove the guts. but a new valve of same brand, type and just put guts in old valve..

That nut and ferrule will not come off pipe without special tool or cutting the ferrule....
Replies: 12
Views: 902
Posted By lawrosa

when in a group chat if you see the 1/2 moon on...

when in a group chat if you see the 1/2 moon on someones name it means they have hide alerts activated.
02-19-20, 08:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 714
Posted By lawrosa

#2 here on the ecobee. To the dehumidify terminal...

#2 here on the ecobee. To the dehumidify terminal on the air handler.

https://www.ecobee.com/2010/07/ecobee-and-dehumidification/
02-19-20, 04:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 714
Posted By lawrosa

hes telling lies to you. Inverters are...

hes telling lies to you.

Inverters are communicating, t stat and all. if You have issue and get tired of the breakdowns. Tech cant fix. He changes t stat and turns your inverter system to a...
02-18-20, 05:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 263
Posted By lawrosa

Get a sawzall with a fine blade. Cut the ends off...

Get a sawzall with a fine blade. Cut the ends off and cut enough from one side to leave a gap.

get two mission couplings.. no hubs copper to pvc.. Use both no hubs and put a piece of pvc between.....
Replies: 6
Views: 392
Posted By lawrosa

quest pipe. Convert to pex. buy a...

quest pipe.

Convert to pex.

buy a crimper.. youll need it for that house
...
01-19-20, 10:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,158
Posted By lawrosa

Yes its not to code.. Looks like someone added...

Yes its not to code.. Looks like someone added that sink after the fact. Its white PVC and I been a plumber 33 years. That was not allowed then and its not allowed now..

You will/can siphon water...
01-18-20, 07:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,158
Posted By lawrosa

You need to cut out tee and get new tee. Glue...

You need to cut out tee and get new tee. Glue pieces of pipe into each end. Cut and size accordingly to fit in the space you cut out, but do so in a way to achive the height and direction you want...
01-11-20, 06:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 913
Posted By lawrosa

crepe murder I call it.. Its a shame. Thats not...

crepe murder I call it.. Its a shame. Thats not how they are intended to be IMO.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-lGUZouWNtY
Replies: 13
Views: 427
Posted By lawrosa

Looks like its a glue in hub type flange.. I see...

Looks like its a glue in hub type flange.. I see the elbow right below floor..

An inside pipe glue flange would be best... Most likly pvc to abs..

Add a spacer to keep the flange at or above...
12-30-19, 11:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 323
Posted By lawrosa

you will have issues imo.. lower the arm in wall

you will have issues imo.. lower the arm in wall
Replies: 7
Views: 732
Posted By lawrosa

ummm there is still fuel in the carb bowl is most...

ummm there is still fuel in the carb bowl is most likely why it takes a few moments to shut down
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