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03-23-21, 02:22 PM
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Posted By VTevaD

Sharkbite for the win! Thanks for the input...

Sharkbite for the win! Thanks for the input everyone :)

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03-18-21, 06:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 295
Posted By VTevaD

So CWBUFF, if I get two of these I am good to go...

So CWBUFF, if I get two of these I am good to go as well?
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03-18-21, 06:11 AM
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Posted By VTevaD

Do you touch the solder to the top and let it...

Do you touch the solder to the top and let it melt/flow, or do you run it around the 360 degrees of the joint?
03-17-21, 06:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 295
Posted By VTevaD

THX Norm, maybe I think I will give it a go! No...

THX Norm, maybe I think I will give it a go! No huge rush, it's been like this for a while. I have lots of home time with the pandemic and will be changing the washing machine out soon, so maybe that...
03-17-21, 04:23 PM
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Views: 295
Posted By VTevaD

I am willing to try Marq, but I guess I would...

I am willing to try Marq, but I guess I would like to get someone experienced to be there with me, also look at how close the pipes are to the wood paneling, I would have to pull them away from the...
03-17-21, 03:31 PM
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Posted By VTevaD

THX CWBUFF, do I need the MIP ends or sweat ends...

THX CWBUFF, do I need the MIP ends or sweat ends on the water side? Also how are the MIP thread ends used? Is this what you mean?
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03-17-21, 03:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 295
Posted By VTevaD

I would be open to that, but still need to...

I would be open to that, but still need to connect the threaded MIP end to the 1/2" pipe. is there a way to connect it without sweating/soldering? Again forgive my ignorance, but I am new to DIY...
03-17-21, 09:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 295
Posted By VTevaD

Thanks, whatever works is fine. So is there one...

Thanks, whatever works is fine. So is there one valve that comes with everything I need, or do I need to separate pieces for each water feed?
03-17-21, 06:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 295
Posted By VTevaD

replacing washer supply valve with Sharkbite

Hi all, I am a newbie at home plumbing DIY, but I want to try to do this one myself. I have an old brass washer supply valve that the handle has snapped off in the open position. I want to replace it...
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Views: 326
Posted By VTevaD

Never mind, took the assembly out. tightened the...

Never mind, took the assembly out. tightened the end screw and larger ring, reinstalled and it is working fine :)
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Views: 326
Posted By VTevaD

Symmons Temptrol leaking

Hi - I have a Symmons Temptrol shower mixing valve. It had a very slight "weep" for years at the tub spout that had been going for years and I had been putting off repairing. So being bored with the...
04-28-16, 10:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,092
Posted By VTevaD

It is poured concrete. Funny side story, in the...

It is poured concrete. Funny side story, in the crawl space there are dog prints all over the floor, some dog in 1955 went in while the concrete was setting and it was never redone.. :eek:
04-28-16, 10:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,092
Posted By VTevaD

THX - also I don't think it is just one spot, if...

THX - also I don't think it is just one spot, if I spill water or drop a ball on the floor it will immediately roll directly towards the front of the house.
04-28-16, 08:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,092
Posted By VTevaD

THX to all for the info. If I were to GOOGLE for...

THX to all for the info. If I were to GOOGLE for someone in my area who deals in this to get a more detailed opinion/estimate, what would be the buzz words? Is this something normal builders would...
04-28-16, 04:47 AM
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Views: 7,092
Posted By VTevaD

THX Bud - I would even imagine even if just the...

THX Bud - I would even imagine even if just the structure was leveled/shimmed it would crack walls and plaster, etc.? It has been like this for a long time, it was my mothers house I have a feeling...
04-27-16, 07:41 PM
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Views: 7,092
Posted By VTevaD

Not a slab, split so half basement(rear) is...

Not a slab, split so half basement(rear) is finished with foundation wall separating that from half crawl space - just looking for high-level info at this point. I know nothing about about house...
04-27-16, 09:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,092
Posted By VTevaD

House out of level, foundation settled

I have a front-to-back split house built in 1955 that is not level. Obviously the foundation has settled for whatever reason.The front is lower than the rear. I have to level the bed with shims...
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Views: 877
Posted By VTevaD

AC compressor installation goof

Hi all- The clutch bearings in my AC compressor pulley went south, so being part of the serpentine belt system I had to replace it. Here is Boston AC is not critical, unlike Arizona. In my other...
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Views: 984
Posted By VTevaD

AC Compressor on a Ford Escape V6

Hi all, I have an '05 Escape V6 = the clutch on the AC compressor is noisy, I believe it is shot. I have looked at rebuilt compressors which are available, but further research shows that to properly...
Replies: 1
Views: 1,001
Posted By VTevaD

Asphalt repair/patch

Hi all, see attached photos - this is at the top of my driveway, and I am looking to patch it this summer. The rest of the driveway is in half-decent shape, so I am looking to do an inexpensive DIY...
Forum: Water Heaters
09-22-12, 07:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,606
Posted By VTevaD

Leaking RUUD Electric Model C08823

Hi all, I have a RUUD electric hot water heater that seems to have a small leak, see attached - just wanted to get general opinion of the pros here before I arranged to get it replaced, I am not a...
Replies: 12
Views: 16,075
Posted By VTevaD

So I cleaned all the lil holes good, still takes...

So I cleaned all the lil holes good, still takes 2 flushes but goes eventually.. I looked at my receipts it is 5 years old from Home Depot. The bathroom is due for an overhaul, but just ain't on the...
Replies: 12
Views: 16,075
Posted By VTevaD

THX - but if it is a design/quality flaw, one...

THX - but if it is a design/quality flaw, one would think they would ALL behave the same and the huge quantity of complaints would cause the MFG and/or Home Depot to take action! :cool:
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Views: 16,075
Posted By VTevaD

It's an inexpensive ""Glacier Bay" from Home...

It's an inexpensive ""Glacier Bay" from Home Depot. And seeing as it is fairly new, I wouldn't think that lime buildup could/would be the issue..?
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Views: 16,075
Posted By VTevaD

Feeble flush on toilet

Hi all - my toilet doesn't flush with the gusto I would like, sometimes "things" don't go down on the first flush, sometimes assistance with a plunger helps. The toilet is maybe 5 years old, and the...
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