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So today we ran that shower/tub combo for a while...

So today we ran that shower/tub combo for a while to let the water go down the drain for a while. Then tonight we did the dishes again using hot water in the kitchen and when we checked for the smell...
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So we tested another theory the last few days. So...

So we tested another theory the last few days. So we sealed the small opening at the base of the toilet with tape for now. The first few days we did not use that bathroom at all and there was no...
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Another thing that we experimented today was that...

Another thing that we experimented today was that all day today we did not use the downstairs toilet or sink. The weather got pretty hot too around 104 degrees and there was no bad odor up to 9pm...
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So when the plumber that installed the new wax...

So when the plumber that installed the new wax ring and toilet again did not caulk the base of the toilet all the way. He left a small region in the back of the base uncaulked. After a few days the...
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It is on the 1st floor on ceramic tile on...

It is on the 1st floor on ceramic tile on concrete foundation. We brought in a few water restoration damage companies to check out the area (leak only affected a few ceramic tiles by the toilet..no...
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Bad smell coming from bathroom and toilet

Recently we noticed a bad smell coming from our downstairs bathroom. When we investigated it further it seem that there was some leakage from base of the toilet. So had a plumber come out, took out...
05-29-20, 01:42 AM
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Sprinkler Anti Siphon valve is leaking from cap

Tonight after I manually turned on one of my sprinkler zones for few minutes and after it was done I noticed that water was continuously leaking from the underneath the cap of the anti siphon valve....
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So if I want to keep the wall pipe intact can I...

So if I want to keep the wall pipe intact can I then add my extension to the 45 that is there, cut it, add another 45, add the horizontal arm/p trap and adjust it so that it will line up to drain. Of...
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So I finally got around to trying to put on the...

So I finally got around to trying to put on the extension and based on the angle it is coming from the wall it still will not reach and align under my drain on the right side? Even cutting it down I...
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Does the tube that goes from disposable inlet to...

Does the tube that goes from disposable inlet to the T have to be at a slight down incline and not perfectly horizontal?
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Can I just add an extension piece on the 45 and...

Can I just add an extension piece on the 45 and then attach the horizontal piece/P-trap part to it to extend to reach the drain instead of cutting off the 45 at the main drain? I don't really want to...
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So I started to connect my disposable the way it...

So I started to connect my disposable the way it is mentioned here using tubes from the install kit. I know I have to cut the tailpiece about 4" so that outlet from disposable will reach the Tee....
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I had an old Badger 1 and that one is pretty much...

I had an old Badger 1 and that one is pretty much similar specs as the new disposable. The inlet is pretty much the same place so not gaining any height with new Badger 5 (assuming they are similarly...
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Need help with sink plumbing and garbage disposal install

Just did my countertops and had new double sink installed. The new sink drains are not centered as before, but offset. The installers took out the old one before I could take a picture of setup. The...
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New sink drain not aligned with P trap..How to fix??

Just had a new sink installed in my bathroom and the drain hole on this new sink is centered compared to my old sink which was off center and further back. When I look underneath the sink the P...
06-12-18, 04:28 PM
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I did that this morning and it looked like one of...

I did that this morning and it looked like one of the black wires was out a bit and not full inserted into the receptacle. So I just pushed it back in and closed the receptacle, went to the fuse box...
06-11-18, 07:11 PM
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So it looks like the only other switches/lights...

So it looks like the only other switches/lights that don't work are the upstairs bathroom (but outlets work) and master bathroom lights and as well as master bedroom closet light as well. All the...
06-11-18, 05:37 PM
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So it's weird that this receptacle cut the...

So it's weird that this receptacle cut the ceiling lights, but all the outlets are fine in the affected areas. Is that normal? The moment we plugged in the canister vacuum and hit the on switch on...
06-11-18, 04:35 PM
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Posted By joemann

Outlet shorted and now lights in bathrooms won't work

One of the outlets upstairs in our loft shorted when we plugged in our vacuum cleaner. When we test both of the plugs now there is no power coming when something is plugged into it. The upstairs...
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Cold water is present in both bathroom faucets....

Cold water is present in both bathroom faucets. No recent maintenance in the valves either. The master bath works fine. It is just the downstairs and the upstairs hallway bathroom. Could it be sort...
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No cold water in my shower..How to fix???

In my upstairs and downstairs showers there seems to be no cold water, just warm to hot. I have a Delta one handle lever that goes from C/off (on right) to Hot (on left). When you turn the level from...
02-19-16, 04:44 PM
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Well the door chime is located in a spot on a...

Well the door chime is located in a spot on a wall that I want to put up a painting and it is really in the way. I know I can move it up, but that would require some work and holes so I'd rather just...
02-19-16, 02:51 PM
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So the 2 wires which I will disconnect from the...

So the 2 wires which I will disconnect from the transformer and 2 from the door chime itself are low voltage and I just disconnect those and cut them short. For the transformer side I just leave...
02-19-16, 02:41 PM
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So I remove the 2 wires from the transformer and...

So I remove the 2 wires from the transformer and also the 2 wires from the door chime as well and push the 2 wires from the door chime back into the wall and I can then patch and paint that spot? Do...
02-19-16, 01:52 PM
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Views: 11,451
Posted By joemann

How to disable and remove my doorbell??

I want to remove the doorbell chime that was put in by the builder on a wall. I would also like to remove the front door button and replace both of these with wireless door bell kit. So can I just...
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