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Posted By Woodbutcher

Hi, Water travels down hill. Make sure the water...

Hi, Water travels down hill. Make sure the water you see around the base of the toilet isn't leaking from the tank or supply line.
Good luck Woodbutcher
07-05-19, 03:34 PM
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Posted By Woodbutcher

Hi, Maybe use a kick plate to cover it. I had a...

Hi,
Maybe use a kick plate to cover it. I had a similar problem I sealed the wood and put a brass kick plate over it. Still looks good about 10 years.
Good Luck Woodbutcher
06-17-19, 03:47 PM
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Posted By Woodbutcher

Hi, I am not a house electrician but I spent many...

Hi, I am not a house electrician but I spent many years repairing heavy industrial motors and controls ac/dc.
A 20 amp breaker is used for a #12 wire A 30 amp breaker is used foe a # 10 wire...
06-15-19, 03:32 PM
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Posted By Woodbutcher

Hi,I had a similar problem about 30 years ago....

Hi,I had a similar problem about 30 years ago. ABS leaking at a joint (was in service about ten years) I cleaned the joint and put ABS solvent (glue) around joint, a couple of coats. It is still...
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Posted By Woodbutcher

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

ello,
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...
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Posted By Woodbutcher

Hi, Are you sure the seal is the problem. Water...

Hi, Are you sure the seal is the problem. Water could be leaking from the tank bolts or the angle stop and the flex hose. I have even seen the little hose come loose in the tank and spray on the...
03-16-19, 05:23 PM
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Posted By Woodbutcher

Hi, If you like a challenge you can buy a slab...

Hi, If you like a challenge you can buy a slab door and a set of 4 13/16 door jambs and assemble the door your self.
You could also pay the 40.00 dollars. Think long term . If you have 10 doors...
02-26-19, 02:58 PM
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Posted By Woodbutcher

Hi, some folks have mentioned that it could be...

Hi, some folks have mentioned that it could be feed back from a neighbor. I would think that feed back would affect other neighbors also, why not check to see if other neighbors have the same...
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Posted By Woodbutcher

Hi, maybe a little late. I have found after a few...

Hi, maybe a little late. I have found after a few failures what works best I first remove the plastic ring then I use my heat gun and just warm the the metal ring then unscrew it. use very little...
12-23-18, 02:12 PM
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Posted By Woodbutcher

Hi, Two things come to mind. The new switch is no...

Hi, Two things come to mind. The new switch is no good so check it or a bad connection to the outlet in the first place. If the outlet is the type that has the wires connected in the back I would...
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Posted By Woodbutcher

Hi. We presume this is not a Tub/shower. Sounds...

Hi. We presume this is not a Tub/shower. Sounds you're starting with the worst scenario. Maybe it's not a tile or grout problem. Maybe a bad valve or shower head. Possible a shower door. Water on the...
10-16-18, 01:47 PM
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Posted By Woodbutcher

Hi, I had the same problem a couple of weeks ago....

Hi, I had the same problem a couple of weeks ago. I put my pressure gauge on a hose bib with no water running the pressure was about 90 lbs , with the water running pressure dropped to 60lbs.
I...
10-08-18, 04:40 PM
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Posted By Woodbutcher

Hi, Check to find out if Lowes will trim the...

Hi, Check to find out if Lowes will trim the doors. Make sure to tell them the exact size you want and measure it before you leave.
Lift the door if your knees buckle it's probably Masonite if they...
10-03-18, 03:35 PM
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Posted By Woodbutcher

Hi, Shut off the washing machine valves also. ...

Hi,
Shut off the washing machine valves also.
Woodbutcher
10-02-18, 03:14 PM
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Posted By Woodbutcher

Hi, Zorfdt may found the problem. You may want...

Hi,
Zorfdt may found the problem. You may want to shut off the angle stops on all the other sinks, one sink at a time and see if the cures the problem. If you find a sink that cures the problem...
09-08-18, 04:02 PM
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Posted By Woodbutcher

Hi, Check the easiest thing first. Look for...

Hi, Check the easiest thing first. Look for leaks. Remove all the stuff under the sink and line the bottom with news paper. check for a few days. If it's leaking it will show up on the paper.
Good...
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Posted By Woodbutcher

Hi, Maybe it's not the flapper that's leaking....

Hi, Maybe it's not the flapper that's leaking. The little hose that goes from the fill valve to the overflow has to terminate above the over flow. If the tube goes down into the overflow it will...
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Posted By Woodbutcher

Hi, Sounds like a calcium build up. I most times...

Hi, Sounds like a calcium build up. I most times use muratic acid to clear the calcium but some folks are wary about using the acid. You can use a pocket screwdriver and clear the holes under the rim...
07-21-18, 01:49 PM
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Posted By Woodbutcher

Hi, City Water or well water? Woodbutcher

Hi, City Water or well water?
Woodbutcher
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Posted By Woodbutcher

Hi, I have done a lot of toilets like that but...

Hi,
I have done a lot of toilets like that but if you have a breathing problem probably not a good idea. I pour the acid down the over flow and close the door as I leave the bathroom.
Woodbutcher
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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: 5
Views: 532
Posted By Woodbutcher

Hi Use A spray bottle with bleach . Make sure...

Hi
Use A spray bottle with bleach . Make sure to cover any thing that may get over spray.
Good Luck Woodbutcher
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Views: 384
Posted By Woodbutcher

Hi, Changing the cartridge can most times be easy...

Hi, Changing the cartridge can most times be easy or sometimes hard.
When I replace a cartridge I remove handle. tube, and face plate.
I put a rag in the hole where the face plate was so I don't...
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Views: 466
Posted By Woodbutcher

Hi < Older Delta faucets had longer springs...

Hi
< Older Delta faucets had longer springs than new ones. Most kits are for newer models with shorter springs
Shorter springs = drips. Use the old springs or stretch the new ones.
Good Luck...
03-28-18, 04:57 PM
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Posted By Woodbutcher

Hi, If your door is just hitting at the top or...

Hi, If your door is just hitting at the top or bottom of the door then sand or plane, but if you are considering planing the whole side then plane the hinge side. The reason is you can't change the...
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