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Posted By swingingfreely

Water in toilet bowl (not tank) higher after valve replacement?

Hi I had a fill valve replaced because the toilet would make a loud whining noise after flushing. After the new replacement I noticed the water is higher in the bowl. I adjusted the valve in the...
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Posted By swingingfreely

since i know the fitting going into the shower...

since i know the fitting going into the shower arm (in blue) shouldnt be loose, i hand tightened it pretty snug. Its just the weight of the showerhead + tightening the red area will allow it to...
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Posted By swingingfreely

Showerhead holder loosens when I swivel?

I just had a showerhead replaced (complete with shower arm and flange), the plumber did the arm and flange while I installed a new handheld moen at a later time.

Here's a picture
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07-08-15, 06:29 PM
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Posted By swingingfreely

Does anyone have an idea?

Does anyone have an idea?
06-27-15, 01:28 AM
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Posted By swingingfreely

No cold water in shower (mixet valve)

we have 2 bathrooms and we're only having problems in 1 of them.

Its just the shower/tub faucet, the sink works perfect in the same bathroom (sink has two knobs). All other faucets in the home...
05-12-15, 08:29 PM
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Posted By swingingfreely

Thanks for your response. Ill check with an...

Thanks for your response.

Ill check with an appliance guy we usually call who used to work on our maytag.

Do you know why this began happening with a new washer and not old? And if i let it...
05-11-15, 11:40 PM
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Posted By swingingfreely

Purchased a new washer/dryer - water pipe banging (water hammer) problem

we recently purchased a new stackable LG washer and dryer, it works great but i noticed the water pipe in the back moves and bangs against the washing machine or piping around it. It doesn't do this...
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Posted By swingingfreely

Hi I actually knew it was a mixet it says on our...

Hi I actually knew it was a mixet it says on our knob

but the other information you provided is really helpful thanks

Just yesterday one of the shower faucets started leaking, is this related...
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Posted By swingingfreely

When i get home i will try and get a picture of...

When i get home i will try and get a picture of the valves on the washer, which im assuming are located behind the washer?

And i have never taken the trim apart before, even though theres a screw...
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Posted By swingingfreely

So an anti scald valve prevents water from...

So an anti scald valve prevents water from turning hot dramatically or prevents cross over altogether? Does this replace the mixing valve/cartridge or is it a seperate part?

And is it cheaper to...
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Posted By swingingfreely

By mixing valve, you mean cartridges right? ...

By mixing valve, you mean cartridges right?

The landlord said it happens in her home as well and when she was here with the workers they found nothing wrong. They simply said to adjust the...
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Posted By swingingfreely

What is an anti-scald valve? Just the shower...

What is an anti-scald valve? Just the shower valve? Because i'm familiar with the cartridge on the mixet valves (I did some googling/youtubing), and the plumber never mentioned anything about...
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Posted By swingingfreely

We had a plumber over and he found no glaring...

We had a plumber over and he found no glaring issue after some investigating. However he said he would start with the two mixet shower valves that we have as the culprits. Its a good chunk of change...
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Posted By swingingfreely

Ok. The faucets do get hot water however its when...

Ok. The faucets do get hot water however its when I run the cold water I get it.

So theres no problem thats obvious?
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Posted By swingingfreely

Okay. Its supposed to be located near the water...

Okay. Its supposed to be located near the water heater? You're right i don't see anything there either.

I thought they were behind the shower faucets
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Posted By swingingfreely

HERE (http://i.imgur.com/F5xFOWm.jpg) is a...

HERE (http://i.imgur.com/F5xFOWm.jpg) is a current snapshot from the top of the water heater. on the right side (not seen in the photo) is a stacked washer/dryer unit.

Also, where is the mixing...
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Posted By swingingfreely

So this process can take up to 10 minutes? ...

So this process can take up to 10 minutes?

what if I told you sometimes i turn on the faucet and the water is initially cold but later turns hot/warm. Does the same theory apply? I called a...
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Posted By swingingfreely

Hot water coming through cold taps

we live in a condo with 2 bathrooms.

brief backstory:

in the past couple years we were frequently facing the issue of no HOT water, especially during the winter seasons when we needed it the...
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