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11-07-20, 05:21 PM
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Posted By Woodbutcher

Hi, buy or build a cabinet for it. Not a big job....

Hi, buy or build a cabinet for it. Not a big job.
Good Luck Woodbutcher
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Views: 1,077
Posted By Woodbutcher

Hi, put a level on the pipe and check for pitch,...

Hi, put a level on the pipe and check for pitch, sometimes looks can be deceiving.
Good Luck Woodbutcher
10-05-20, 04:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 772
Posted By Woodbutcher

Hi, my house is about 60 wears old. I checked the...

Hi, my house is about 60 wears old. I checked the breakers to confirm my suspicion that light circuits have a 15 amp breaker and outlets have 20 amp breaker, They Do.
I would use the radio system....
10-05-20, 03:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 720
Posted By Woodbutcher

Hi, If you are just replacing an angle stop you...

Hi, If you are just replacing an angle stop you may not have to remove the nut and ferrule. when I change an angle stop I unscrew the old one and try the nut off the new one on the old valve if it...
09-17-20, 03:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 614
Posted By Woodbutcher

Hi, Before I would cut out the pipe I would try...

Hi, Before I would cut out the pipe I would try some Epoxy on it. sand the surface to rough it little . Wipe it down then apply the epoxy. J B Weld is one brand. Get It at a hardware or Bug Box...
Replies: 6
Views: 623
Posted By Woodbutcher

Hi, Knowing where it's not leaking is almost as...

Hi, Knowing where it's not leaking is almost as good as where it is leaking.
I would get a stopper for the drain they make expanding stoppers or a bladder. with a bucket of water gently pour water...
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Views: 416
Posted By Woodbutcher

Hi, A There is chrome plate to cover the holes. I...

Hi, A There is chrome plate to cover the holes. I know them as smitty plates. They fit the brand of valve you are installing.
Good Luck Woodbutcher
Replies: 16
Views: 746
Posted By Woodbutcher

Hi, 16 Years? A good possibility something is...

Hi, 16 Years? A good possibility something is worn out. If you don't think its the flapper, maybe the handle is bad. Shut the water off to the toilet then flush the toilet. With the tank empty hold...
09-08-20, 05:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 984
Posted By Woodbutcher

Hi, you may want to try to order on the...

Hi,
you may want to try to order on the internet. I just lost a capacitor and ordered one and received it the next day.
You might considering getting a couple spare fuses..
Good Luck Woodbutcher
Replies: 6
Views: 1,260
Posted By Woodbutcher

Hi, If you have a level see if the floor is bad,...

Hi, If you have a level see if the floor is bad, if you don't have a level use a pan like for cooking a roast in the oven put about an inch of water in it and set it on the floor and check the water...
08-17-20, 03:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 541
Posted By Woodbutcher

Hi, Few choices you have been giving. I would...

Hi, Few choices you have been giving. I would suggest find the other end of the pipe . If It goes to the hot water T P Valve, they are not suppose to leak. You may have to replace the valve.
Good...
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Views: 725
Posted By Woodbutcher

Hi, I have an American Standard that looks like...

Hi, I have an American Standard that looks like that. I believe you can remove the spout from the top.
if you have one of those rubber pads used to get tops off of jars, wrap it around the part ...
07-29-20, 04:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 505
Posted By Woodbutcher

Hi. If that is condensation you may want to shim...

Hi. If that is condensation you may want to shim the straps that hold the pipe away from the Wall.
May be a 1/4 or 1/2 inch spacer. I wouldn't use metal or wood, probably plastic.
Good Luck...
Replies: 17
Views: 965
Posted By Woodbutcher

Hi, Make sure you open the valve you want to...

Hi, Make sure you open the valve you want to remove . If the valve is closed it makes it harder to remove.
Good Luck Woodbutcher
06-10-20, 04:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,721
Posted By Woodbutcher

Hi, You might try to take one of the long screws...

Hi, You might try to take one of the long screws you have and drill a hole in the metal jamb just above the top hinge and and put the screw in and see if it lifts the door. If it works you may have...
06-07-20, 05:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 906
Posted By Woodbutcher

Hi, Always try the easy stuff first. Another...

Hi, Always try the easy stuff first. Another possible solution is J-B WaterWeld..It"s an epoxy made for your problem . Cost about 6 bucks found at most building centers or Hardware store. I patched a...
Replies: 11
Views: 781
Posted By Woodbutcher

Hi, I can't tell the distances between the sink...

Hi, I can't tell the distances between the sink and the pipe in the wall. I would buy a pvc p trap and a hub less connector. Measure the outside diameter of the pipe in the wall and the diameter of...
Replies: 5
Views: 366
Posted By Woodbutcher

Hi It has been a long time ago but I worked on a...

Hi It has been a long time ago but I worked on a problem like that the problem was around the aerator. I would suggest you remove the aerator and check if the leak stops then go from there.
Good...
05-16-20, 03:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,028
Posted By Woodbutcher

Hi, sounds like your pretty new to this, if that...

Hi, sounds like your pretty new to this, if that the case I think you should get a gallon of premixed mud and do the job. Lite coats and never put on more mud than you want to sand off.
Good Luck...
Replies: 11
Views: 588
Posted By Woodbutcher

hello, There are a couple of reasons for the...

hello,
There are a couple of reasons for the problem you are having.
Pour a bucket of water into the toilet bowl. Does it flush? If no plunge it or get a bowl auger to clear it. If it flushes the...
Replies: 25
Views: 780
Posted By Woodbutcher

Hi, If you think the flapper is leaking Flush the...

Hi, If you think the flapper is leaking Flush the toilet, let it fill up the tank when the water stops shut off the angle stop under the toilet. Measure the water level in the tank. Take a 4 or 5...
05-05-20, 05:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,672
Posted By Woodbutcher

Hi, I have run into that problem before repairing...

Hi, I have run into that problem before repairing apartments, Been a long time, The tail piece had a slip nut that was threaded. The rest was abs glued. I unscrewed the slip nut and used a hacksaw...
05-03-20, 04:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 831
Posted By Woodbutcher

Hi, Try a door sleeve. You need ti know how thick...

Hi, Try a door sleeve. You need ti know how thick the door is and the back set of the lock.
Good Luck Woodbutcher
Replies: 13
Views: 522
Posted By Woodbutcher

Hi, There is a tool for cleaning rollers. you put...

Hi, There is a tool for cleaning rollers. you put the roller on the end of tool and pump the handle and it spins the roller very fast (think of a toy top). Wet the roller on the end of the tool then...
04-05-20, 04:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 492
Posted By Woodbutcher

Hi, About 10 years ago I replumbed my house in...

Hi, About 10 years ago I replumbed my house in the attic. Water heater on one end and deep sink and washer on the other end. About 40 feet. I connected the return at the end of the hot water line...
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