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10-23-17, 05:33 PM
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Posted By SDPlumber

I guess I don't know of any bad reaction between...

I guess I don't know of any bad reaction between the two but I see professional insulators spray pex all the time where I'm from.
10-08-17, 09:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,681
Posted By SDPlumber

That is 3/4" wardflex in the pic. I don't have my...

That is 3/4" wardflex in the pic. I don't have my chart available but I'm gonna guess at that distance you'd be pushing it.
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Posted By SDPlumber

I'm not too familiar with the moens but I do know...

I'm not too familiar with the moens but I do know some kitchen faucets have a stop/limiter/scald guard to prevent too hot of water. I know it sounds stupid. If this is the case you should be able to...
10-05-17, 04:09 PM
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Posted By SDPlumber

I would just cut a 3/4" T in each 3/4" line you...

I would just cut a 3/4" T in each 3/4" line you have. 3/4 copper T with a pex adapter soldered in to the one side or if you don't have the means to solder, use a shark bite T. No tools required for...
10-03-17, 08:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 755
Posted By SDPlumber

It's a venting technicality. On a wye in the...

It's a venting technicality. On a wye in the vertical, the point where the "vent" starts is below the actual drain or trap arm. On a T, which has a much shorter sweep, the point the vent starts is...
10-03-17, 04:06 PM
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Posted By SDPlumber

Double wyes in this application aren't up to code...

Double wyes in this application aren't up to code therefore I would use a double sanitary T.
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Posted By SDPlumber

Sawzall? Lol I sure cant tell how it's mounted....

Sawzall? Lol I sure cant tell how it's mounted. Worst case I guess you replace the porcelain sink as well. Good luck
09-30-17, 04:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 15,243
Posted By SDPlumber

I see what you are saying now lawrosa. I've never...

I see what you are saying now lawrosa. I've never heard of the trac pipe brand. I doubt any if our area suppliers carry it. We primarily use wardflex.
09-30-17, 09:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 15,243
Posted By SDPlumber

I definitely agree that the longest length method...

I definitely agree that the longest length method is the safest way to size the system. I just can't totally grasp having to stay in that same 90' column for all runs of pipe. With that said I guess...
09-29-17, 01:22 PM
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Views: 15,243
Posted By SDPlumber

Lawrosa I'm not saying you're wrong but I'm just...

Lawrosa I'm not saying you're wrong but I'm just curious how you got only 44k btu thru 5' csst? The way we size gas piping here is always a debate between installers, inspector and even the gas...
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Views: 513
Posted By SDPlumber

3 heads plus 4 body sprays off 1 diverter valve...

3 heads plus 4 body sprays off 1 diverter valve is surely overloaded. I would suggest maybe 3 heads on 1 mixing valve and diverter and the 4 body sprays on their own mixing valve. I know it adds to...
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Views: 993
Posted By SDPlumber

I need to learn how to post images on here....

I need to learn how to post images on here. Google image "pressure reducing valve" and see if you have around your water meter or main shut off. These are adjustable but yours could've possibly...
09-26-17, 05:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,127
Posted By SDPlumber

I don't think it looks too bad with the couple of...

I don't think it looks too bad with the couple of things mentioned. Ten different plumbers will plumb a house ten different ways. Sometimes with a long run of pipe like that it's possible to put a...
09-23-17, 05:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,463
Posted By SDPlumber

Yes to avoid this use silicone or putty around...

Yes to avoid this use silicone or putty around bases. Some faucets have foam or rubber gaskets that are supposed to prevent this.
09-23-17, 05:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 921
Posted By SDPlumber

Looks like a 1/4" 100lb pressure guage. It's...

Looks like a 1/4" 100lb pressure guage. It's pretty easy just make sure to drain the pressure tank after the water is off. Usually a small crescent or 9/16" wrench takes it off pretty easy. On the...
09-22-17, 06:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,832
Posted By SDPlumber

Also cast is hard to cut sometimes. You'll go...

Also cast is hard to cut sometimes. You'll go thru a few sawzall blades or maybe you can rent a snapping tool made for this purpose
09-22-17, 06:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,832
Posted By SDPlumber

I would run a 2" pvc drain if your local code...

I would run a 2" pvc drain if your local code allows it. Must be supported every 4' or every change of direction. You can use plastic or metal plumbing strap that comes in a coil, blocks of would or...
09-18-17, 04:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 620
Posted By SDPlumber

Can you have the drain snaked down stream of the...

Can you have the drain snaked down stream of the kitchen?
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Posted By SDPlumber

So this is all happening with a new toilet?

So this is all happening with a new toilet?
09-15-17, 02:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 743
Posted By SDPlumber

Yep just gonna have to open up the ceiling. 10...

Yep just gonna have to open up the ceiling. 10 bucks says it's the drain. Especially if its a compression or slip style instead if glue.
09-15-17, 02:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 16,325
Posted By SDPlumber

That's a pressure type T. Not legal to be used in...

That's a pressure type T. Not legal to be used in a drain you just need a sanitary waste T. It's got a little sweep in it and is directional. They make no hub couplers specifically to go from copper...
09-15-17, 01:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,369
Posted By SDPlumber

It's a bummer both heads have reduced flow. The...

It's a bummer both heads have reduced flow. The way you have it piped looks like it should be adequate to me. Maybe your house pressure isn't the best? It makes a difference. They don't make another...
09-15-17, 07:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,369
Posted By SDPlumber

I install this setup quite often. I do use the...

I install this setup quite often. I do use the high flow rough in model however even though it probably only gains you .5gpm or so. It's the diverter valve that reduces the flow even more but Ive...
09-13-17, 05:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 994
Posted By SDPlumber

I believe it may be legal if the pipe below the...

I believe it may be legal if the pipe below the top T is 3" and the T's are within 6 vertical feet of each other.
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Views: 940
Posted By SDPlumber

Why is a supposed abandoned drain leaking water?...

Why is a supposed abandoned drain leaking water? Double check and make sure the leak isn't originating above that coupler and dripping down it. Otherwise cjmax is right tighten the clamps although...
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