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Thanks. I'll probably just relocate the...

Thanks. I'll probably just relocate the extractor.
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Shower Head Arm Question.

I need help. We bought this Shower kit about a year ago:

https://www.homedepot.com/p/302862403

Today when I went to install it it was to high, it grazes the ceiling in the shower. I want to...
12-17-18, 01:36 PM
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Outside corners on durock

I know for drywall corner beads are used for outside corners but I have never seen them used on cement boards. Is there a reason not to use them. My corners of a half wall don't look to good since...
11-16-18, 08:30 AM
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I guess we will be saving on water for a while...

I guess we will be saving on water for a while until I re-pipe everything. Thanks to everyone for your help!!
11-16-18, 08:16 AM
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Posted By parentof3

Man that's a good drawing!!!. That's exactly how...

Man that's a good drawing!!!. That's exactly how my setup is, i was trying to use MS paint to draw it lol

I didn't come back to this post since I had given up and was going to just wait until I...
11-08-18, 12:22 AM
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ok sorry for late reply this was happening. ...

ok sorry for late reply this was happening. First of the problem only with the hot water in the 3 showers, cold is fine and all sinks are fine. Prior to me remodeling the bathroom there were 3...
11-06-18, 07:35 AM
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Posted By parentof3

If it was just 1 shower valve it would make sense...

If it was just 1 shower valve it would make sense but its all showers in the house and they are all different brands. I'll try replacing one first and see how it goes. Its getting frustrating and I...
11-05-18, 08:21 PM
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Posted By parentof3

That wasnít it :help: ..i took apart the water...

That wasnít it :help: ..i took apart the water heater on/off valve to see if anything was in it but it was clear. I measured the water pressure on water coming from the city through a faucet in the...
11-05-18, 12:10 PM
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Posted By parentof3

Like drain the water heater? I guess that better...

Like drain the water heater? I guess that better then having to repipe everything. Ill give it a try. there is nothing on a water heater that controls pressure out right?
11-05-18, 11:48 AM
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90% of it. From the water heater to the...

90% of it. From the water heater to the crawlspace, about 6 feet is galvanized steel then from there on is copper to all faucets/showers.

The cold pipes supplying the water heater are all...
11-05-18, 08:58 AM
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Posted By parentof3

yes steel pipes to water heater. But I also put...

yes steel pipes to water heater. But I also put shutoff valves to the new bathroom (in between where it goes from galvanized steel to copper) so when i close them its like the new bathroom doesn't...
11-05-18, 08:17 AM
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The only difference is the new bathroom is copper...

The only difference is the new bathroom is copper pipes as appose to galvanized steel from the main lines. The new pipes for the remodel bathroom there are 3/4 copper pipes connected to the old 3/4...
11-05-18, 07:25 AM
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Posted By parentof3

Strange Water Pressure Issues

We remodeled one of our bathrooms, which included new water pipes. after finishing the piping and turning the water back on everything seem to be working fine. But for whatever reason all showers...
10-09-18, 05:00 PM
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Posted By parentof3

Yes it would be nice but since the valve is...

Yes it would be nice but since the valve is already in I don't have much choice, this is the shower set and doesn't say minimum distance:
...
10-07-18, 10:16 AM
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Posted By parentof3

Itís Moen, Iíll read the manual more. But I was...

Itís Moen, Iíll read the manual more. But I was actually thinking if I just add a head set with an off/pause button then it should work.
10-06-18, 05:50 PM
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Posted By parentof3

I could solder some test pipes but I figured...

I could solder some test pipes but I figured someone might have tried already lol
10-06-18, 05:47 PM
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Posted By parentof3

Can get pics to work but like this: ...

Can get pics to work but like this:
https://www.houzz.com/photos/346751/Shower-doors-contemporary-showers-new-york

itís going to be copper pipe, the diverted is on the spout, u lift it up n the...
10-06-18, 05:35 PM
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Posted By parentof3

Bathtub showerhead

im redoing our bathroom and itís going look like the picture below. But now my wife also want a handheld shower head in the tub.
The shower n spout bathtub kit that i got for the tub came also...
08-29-18, 08:21 AM
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Posted By parentof3

OK thanks everyone. I'll follow your suggestions...

OK thanks everyone. I'll follow your suggestions and remove the hardwood and add plywood then the cement board.
08-28-18, 01:31 PM
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Posted By parentof3

Yes they are nominal 1" (3/4") boards and on top...

Yes they are nominal 1" (3/4") boards and on top of them looks like what is felt paper and then the hardwood floor. Main reason I didn't want to deal with removing a bunch of hardwood boards is they...
08-28-18, 08:47 AM
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Posted By parentof3

2x6 Joists 16" O.C and a span of 16 feet but...

2x6 Joists 16" O.C and a span of 16 feet but there are also 2 cross 4x4 joists/beams ever 5 feet over concrete bases (so the the 16 feet joist rest on the 4x4 beam every 5 feet). On top of that is...
08-27-18, 02:32 PM
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Posted By parentof3

That's what I thought but I'm no expert either. ...

That's what I thought but I'm no expert either. The hardwood floor is probably more solid then some plywood. The 1/4 cement board would be screwed down to it so I can't imagine it causing problems.
08-27-18, 02:04 PM
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Posted By parentof3

Tiling over hardwood floor

We have hard wood floors in our living room (I think 5/8" thick) and want to install tiles. Instead of removing them and then installing 5/8 plywood can I just add 1/4 cement board on top of...
08-20-18, 02:04 PM
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Posted By parentof3

Thanks,.. Good thing I asked cause I was thinking...

Thanks,.. Good thing I asked cause I was thinking something different lol
08-17-18, 01:10 PM
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Posted By parentof3

Old Bathroom was similar other then toilet will...

Old Bathroom was similar other then toilet will be moved 1 foot to the left and the tub was not there before. The vanity was also not a double. There was only 1 vent pipe behind the vanity but not...
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