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Grohe cannot get swivel spout out

Have an older Grohe 31735 Kitchen Faucet. I need to replace the swivel spout (13047) as its leaking near the base . I cannot get it off. I keep turning it but it just keeps turning. Perhaps its...
10-02-09, 06:23 AM
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Copper pipe/pinhole leak

Hot water copper pipe has a pinhole leak in it. Can I fix it with goop or whatever else. Or should the whole pipe be replaced. Would like to fix it myself first if possible. The cheapest way?
Forum: Water Heaters
04-02-09, 03:56 AM
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I'm getting a new one? Which is under warranty....

I'm getting a new one? Which is under warranty. They have them in town where the plumber got the first one. Why is Smith water heaters so unlikable?
Forum: Water Heaters
04-01-09, 05:28 PM
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leaking from plastic cover

I have a year and 3 month old electric water heater which is now leaking from the top where one of the plastic caps are, not where the cold and hot water inlets are. Its very odd. The plumber could...
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elements/receptacle electric stove

I have a whirlpool electric stove Model RF385PXE its fairly old. I pulled out the element from the receptacle and noticed one metal tip was burnt looking. The element also was not heating fully. I...
11-01-07, 08:27 AM
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Posted By MDJ48

done

Thanks to all. Did it in less than 30 seconds. No problem. Sure beats getting a plumber:)
10-31-07, 03:39 PM
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Thanks to all. will give both go. Do I need to...

Thanks to all. will give both go. Do I need to relieve pressure at all anywhere. Hot water heater etc. Electric? Also I can change this in less than 30 seconds as its all set to go so if i do turn...
10-31-07, 01:23 PM
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Hot water shut off cannot turn/kitchen

Need to turn the hot water off in my kitchen sink. Cannot seem to turn the shut off valve as it has not been used in a while. Any ideas on how to loosen it? Do not want to turn off the whole house...
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last question

What is the difference between Direct sweat and I P union. I see Central brass has two listed on their website/replacement parts
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Turning water off

Thanks for that info. also is turning the water off in the whole house cause any problems. I have no individual shut off valves so need to do that. Have well water and pump etc
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central bath/shower faucet/drips

I have about a 20 year old central bath/shower faucet two handle. I keep getting dripping from the spout I believe its the cold water. Is there a quick fix to this without having to get a plumber and...
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Replaced thermostat

I was in shower all was fine then suddenly the water will turn very hot, i add more cold all is fine. Plumber was here and replaced a "sticky" thermostat?? Anyhow my shower is still doing it. Now...
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Fluidmaster 400A fill valve

Installed the fluidmaster last year. Had new well pump put in etc. Since then it seems slower to fill and noisier, See little bubbles as if they are coming from the bottom. Is there air in there,...
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new well pump/electric water heater

Yes I had a new well pump put in since my other split in half after 12 years causing no water. He put a new pump in, checked out the well-trol air pump and he had me open the pipes to get the air...
Forum: Water Heaters
02-08-07, 12:50 PM
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Electric Water Heater (A.O. Smith)

Older electric water heater. Seems water temp has gotten very HOT.Does that mean I need a new water heater or can a part be replaced?
02-03-06, 01:41 PM
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It is not attached to anything except (WAS)the...

It is not attached to anything except (WAS)the sink downstairs the upstairs has new plumbing of its own. There has been all new piping to this sink. The old piping is gone except this little piece...
02-03-06, 04:32 AM
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Pipe left in wall/ one end open

Well new pipe is in with air vent under sink, The old galvanized pipe end was left in the wall. They pushed one end in the wall from the bathroom and left the other end hanging in basement which is...
02-01-06, 06:33 AM
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drilling new straight up

Having a plumber come do it. He's putting a new sink drain pipe in below so he'll drill new hole and put pipe staight up in vanity. He said its costly and a lot more trouble to take old pipe out...
01-30-06, 02:14 PM
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Posted By MDJ48

Thats What I will probably do or a plumber. He...

Thats What I will probably do or a plumber. He suggested drilling new hole and going staight up instead of out of the wall. Is that Okay to do? Rather than out of the wall. I do not see why he...
01-30-06, 12:50 PM
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Old galvanized pipe/bathroom

Old plumbing in downstairs bathroom. Problem is the galvanized pipe with a so called nipple at the end barely comes out of the wall to the sink area. All of these years there has been one of those...
01-27-06, 02:29 PM
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Posted By MDJ48

sounds good

i looked at shower socket sets today, its funny you should mention it. i'll see may have a plumber do it since he's coming anyhow, though i really want to do it. is it necessary to turn all the...
01-27-06, 06:26 AM
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Posted By MDJ48

Removing rusted nut bathroom faucet

Trying to put new bathroom faucet in, in a hard to reach area. Problem is the nut that holds the cold/hot water faucets in place below the sink is all rusted and i cannot get a grip on it. Is there...
11-25-05, 11:29 AM
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I talked to the Tech there in Indiana. I have his...

I talked to the Tech there in Indiana. I have his full name . Actually both techs.One dealt directly with me. He seemed nice at the beginning but like I said,he did a complete turnaround. It wasen't...
11-25-05, 09:24 AM
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I did talk to thermopride on this last go around....

I did talk to thermopride on this last go around. They were going to pay 1/2 the bill and cover the part. He said send him all the service calls etc so he can just have them. I said fine. Seemed...
11-25-05, 06:23 AM
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No. I know thermopride is good. No problem with...

No. I know thermopride is good. No problem with that. No, each time a tech didn't fix something correctly or was one that said they all leak i moved on to a diff tech.I ended up using someone i used...
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