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11-19-08, 11:25 AM
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Posted By stevem319

use a wet vent. search google for "wet venting...

use a wet vent. search google for "wet venting plumbing"
you need to use 2" abs, thats what we used
11-19-08, 12:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 14,806
Posted By stevem319

you need to follow the pipe from where it enters...

you need to follow the pipe from where it enters the house, to where it joins any other water pipe. it should be along that line.

I had one spigot with a shutoff and one that they put in later...
11-17-08, 08:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,733
Posted By stevem319

you contradict yourself, first you say the valve...

you contradict yourself, first you say the valve on the street is too corroded and they won't repair it.

then you say it is under your driveway


if the valve is in the street it is the...
11-17-08, 08:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,584
Posted By stevem319

try a plumbing supply house instead of lowes and...

try a plumbing supply house instead of lowes and home depot.

bring whatever you can to show them what the problem is

they can give you the parts you need.

sometimes you just have to do that.
11-17-08, 03:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 704
Posted By stevem319

thanks mark do you think I should put a flow...

thanks mark

do you think I should put a flow restrictor on the cold water?

I used to have seperate hot and cold faucets. I didnt have a problem, unless you opened up the faucet full blast
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11-15-08, 09:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 704
Posted By stevem319

Slowing the flow

Is there a way i can slow the flow in the pipes?
I have an older oil furnace with on demand hot water.

I had to update my fixtures, the new mixing valves are horrible with it. I only get warm...
06-18-08, 12:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,366
Posted By stevem319

Just to give you a heads up, I dont know if this...

Just to give you a heads up, I dont know if this applies to you.

My house had plaster and lathe walls, I used 5/8 because of the removal of 1/4" lathe and 1/2" plaster.

It will bring the wall...
06-18-08, 12:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,196
Posted By stevem319

New Construction Window Sealing

I will be framing for a smaller bathroom window, so I will use a new construction window.

I saw a tip on sealing around the edge beneath the nailing flange, but can't remember what they used.
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06-17-08, 09:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 57,101
Posted By stevem319

Like Zorfdt said, use Mapp Gas, I had the same...

Like Zorfdt said, use Mapp Gas, I had the same problem when soldering my mixing valve.

I used a Mapp Gas Cylinder and it boiled off the water and got everything hot enough to get a good solder
06-17-08, 07:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,601
Posted By stevem319

This is weird

I changed the shower head to a hand massager one, just by pure chance. it must be around 2 GPM

The Hot water through the shower head stayed hot. I am thinking that the output is too much to keep...
06-14-08, 04:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,601
Posted By stevem319

Yes. It is a Tankless Heater in an Oil Fired HB...

Yes. It is a Tankless Heater in an Oil Fired HB Smith Series 8.

I did change the mixing valve, I could try to replace the cartridge even though it is new out of the box, I understand it could be...
06-11-08, 06:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,601
Posted By stevem319

No Continuous Hot Water, Shower Only

I have installed a new tub/shower Faucet.

Its a Delta 1348 Series.

I am not getting continuous hot water through it. when i first turn it on it stays hot for about 60 seconds then turns cold.
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