Search: Posts Made By: hammerdown22
Showing results 1 to 25 of 200
Search took 0.03 seconds.
Forum: Water Heaters
07-10-19, 08:14 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 187
Posted By hammerdown22

Backflow preventer vent occasional drip

I noticed a few drops of water occasionally coming from the back flow preventer vent line. The backflow preventer is on the cold water line feeding the boiler. The line goes from the well tank...
Replies: 7
Views: 325
Posted By hammerdown22

Water supply to boiler

I have a triangle tube prestige boiler and am wondering if the ball valve that supplies water to the boiler should be left open. I just had the system bled of air by the service man and he left this...
Replies: 1
Views: 249
Posted By hammerdown22

Air in system

I have a prestige gas fired triangle tube boiler. Non the system is a taco air scoop with a taco hi vent on this. I can hear water bubbles in the circulator when it is running. Thisnonly haooen when...
09-24-18, 04:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 343
Posted By hammerdown22

It's 6 inches thick and I rather not remove and...

It's 6 inches thick and I rather not remove and spend money on other sound supressive product at this time.
any other ideas besides the plastic or perforated refletix that is better fire retardant...
09-23-18, 07:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 343
Posted By hammerdown22

Ceiling fiberglass insulation in basement

The basement of the home is 90% finished. Their is a room that has the plumbing/electrical (hot water tank, well tank, main electric panel, gas fired furnace for hot water baseboard, etc.). This...
09-09-18, 06:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 326
Posted By hammerdown22

Already did the silicone on the topside under the...

Already did the silicone on the topside under the flange. I'm talking underneath. Water was following the threads down. My guess is water getting in the overflow holes and then making way down the...
09-08-18, 06:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 326
Posted By hammerdown22

New sink leak at tailpiece

New Delta bathroom faucet i just installed is leaking through the theads of the jamb nutt under the rubber gasket. The directions did not say to use anything on this part of the tailpiece where the...
08-04-18, 07:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 319
Posted By hammerdown22

Will this work? ...

Will this work? https://www.amazon.com/LASCO-437-211-Reducer-Bushing-SpigotxSlip/dp/B004UHHR64
08-04-18, 06:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 319
Posted By hammerdown22

1inch PVC connections

So I am stumped on this one. The saniflo toilet requires a 1inch PVC discharge line. How do I connect a 1inch line to a 1.5 inch outlet on a PVC wye? I had a new 3x3x1.5 in wye in my hand but...
08-04-18, 02:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 249
Posted By hammerdown22

Connecting PVC wye to ABS clean out.

The saniflo system requires a 1 in drain line, since they do not make ABS that small (at least not that I know of, the smallest I can find is 1.5 inch) I will be using PVC.
I plan on removing the...
07-31-18, 03:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 274
Posted By hammerdown22

Cutting into pex for new basement bath

I just want to make sure I have all my bases covered before I start on this on the weekend.

I have a propex expander tool and all the proper fitting/pipe.

My question is the steps I should take...
07-17-18, 06:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 456
Posted By hammerdown22

The piping is currently uponor aquapex. Can I...

The piping is currently uponor aquapex. Can I use cinch or copper rings on this type of pipe? Or do I specifically have to use the uponor expansion fittings with this?

Are cinch or crimp ring...
07-15-18, 06:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 354
Posted By hammerdown22

Half bath design

Designing a small half bath. When entering the bathroom the sink and toilet will be on the left hand side. Is it typical to have the vanity first followed by the toilet or should the toilet be...
07-15-18, 06:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 456
Posted By hammerdown22

Connecting pex propex vs copper rings

I have to make a few connections in a bath remodel. Most of the house is plumbed with propex with plastic fittings.

Would you recommend sticking with the propex. If so would you go with brass or...
07-14-18, 04:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 310
Posted By hammerdown22

Plumbing for sink and toilet

Adding a toilet and sink to a basement. Directly overhead is the supply line.

When I run a branch from the cold water line to the sink and toilet can this be one run of this main then "t off" of...
Replies: 1
Views: 273
Posted By hammerdown22

Recommendation for sewage ejector pump

Any recommendations for a sewage ejector pump (complete kit - tank, pump, etc.) for a basement bathroom. It will be connected to a toilet and sink only.

Thanks
Replies: 1
Views: 267
Posted By hammerdown22

Sewage ejector tank venting

The builder had put a vent line in the basement for a future basement bathroom. Can I tie all the fixtures as well as the sewage pump vent into this line?

thanks
Replies: 2
Views: 367
Posted By hammerdown22

Sewage pump distance from basement wall

I plan on installing a basement bathroom and would like to go with the in ground sewage ejector pit and pump. After getting the saniflo system and realizing this will be a disaster down the road...
05-03-18, 08:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 375
Posted By hammerdown22

Yes it is vinyl siding. What you see is the last...

Yes it is vinyl siding. What you see is the last lowest row of siding with the pvc running up under it from the ground. It's about 6 inches of concrete foundation before the 1st row of siding.

So...
05-03-18, 06:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 375
Posted By hammerdown22

See below...needs to be rotated clockwise. That's...

See below...needs to be rotated clockwise. That's all you see. It is coming up then under the siding. There is another as well that is not going into a corner, and therefore def. No lb behind it.
05-03-18, 05:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 375
Posted By hammerdown22

Running power to shed - connection into house

My house new construction has a post light in the front yard. When the PVC runs up the foundation into the house it just runs up the foundation then behind the siding. How did they have this enter...
02-26-18, 06:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,172
Posted By hammerdown22

The area is the unfinished part of the basement....

The area is the unfinished part of the basement. The rest of the basement has electric heat which is only on when we are down there. Above the unfinished area is the living room so keeping noise...
02-20-18, 08:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,172
Posted By hammerdown22

Ceiling insulation in unfinished basement utility room

I have a utility room in the basement that is unfinished. ( The rest of the basement is fully finished). In the ceiling of the unfinished area is exposed pink fiberglass insulation with the Kraft...
10-22-17, 06:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,829
Posted By hammerdown22

Here are the pictures. I rather not do drywall so...

Here are the pictures. I rather not do drywall so i can access all these areas easily..plus several heating runs enter exit from here
10-20-17, 02:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,829
Posted By hammerdown22

Ideas for covering insulation in basement ceiling

I have an unfinished section of the basement where the water softener, electric panel, hot water heater, etc are stored. It's maybe a 10 x 10 room. I also have a spare fridge hooked up in here. The...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 200
 


 
Forum Jump