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Posted By Woodbutcher

Hi, I have an American Standard that looks like...

Hi, I have an American Standard that looks like that. I believe you can remove the spout from the top.
if you have one of those rubber pads used to get tops off of jars, wrap it around the part ...
07-29-20, 03:19 PM
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Posted By Woodbutcher

Hi. If that is condensation you may want to shim...

Hi. If that is condensation you may want to shim the straps that hold the pipe away from the Wall.
May be a 1/4 or 1/2 inch spacer. I wouldn't use metal or wood, probably plastic.
Good Luck...
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Posted By Woodbutcher

Hi, Make sure you open the valve you want to...

Hi, Make sure you open the valve you want to remove . If the valve is closed it makes it harder to remove.
Good Luck Woodbutcher
06-10-20, 03:48 PM
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Posted By Woodbutcher

Hi, You might try to take one of the long screws...

Hi, You might try to take one of the long screws you have and drill a hole in the metal jamb just above the top hinge and and put the screw in and see if it lifts the door. If it works you may have...
06-07-20, 04:12 PM
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Posted By Woodbutcher

Hi, Always try the easy stuff first. Another...

Hi, Always try the easy stuff first. Another possible solution is J-B WaterWeld..It"s an epoxy made for your problem . Cost about 6 bucks found at most building centers or Hardware store. I patched a...
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Posted By Woodbutcher

Hi, I can't tell the distances between the sink...

Hi, I can't tell the distances between the sink and the pipe in the wall. I would buy a pvc p trap and a hub less connector. Measure the outside diameter of the pipe in the wall and the diameter of...
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Posted By Woodbutcher

Hi It has been a long time ago but I worked on a...

Hi It has been a long time ago but I worked on a problem like that the problem was around the aerator. I would suggest you remove the aerator and check if the leak stops then go from there.
Good...
05-16-20, 02:54 PM
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Posted By Woodbutcher

Hi, sounds like your pretty new to this, if that...

Hi, sounds like your pretty new to this, if that the case I think you should get a gallon of premixed mud and do the job. Lite coats and never put on more mud than you want to sand off.
Good Luck...
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Posted By Woodbutcher

hello, There are a couple of reasons for the...

hello,
There are a couple of reasons for the problem you are having.
Pour a bucket of water into the toilet bowl. Does it flush? If no plunge it or get a bowl auger to clear it. If it flushes the...
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Posted By Woodbutcher

Hi, If you think the flapper is leaking Flush the...

Hi, If you think the flapper is leaking Flush the toilet, let it fill up the tank when the water stops shut off the angle stop under the toilet. Measure the water level in the tank. Take a 4 or 5...
05-05-20, 04:02 PM
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Posted By Woodbutcher

Hi, I have run into that problem before repairing...

Hi, I have run into that problem before repairing apartments, Been a long time, The tail piece had a slip nut that was threaded. The rest was abs glued. I unscrewed the slip nut and used a hacksaw...
05-03-20, 03:23 PM
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Posted By Woodbutcher

Hi, Try a door sleeve. You need ti know how thick...

Hi, Try a door sleeve. You need ti know how thick the door is and the back set of the lock.
Good Luck Woodbutcher
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Posted By Woodbutcher

Hi, There is a tool for cleaning rollers. you put...

Hi, There is a tool for cleaning rollers. you put the roller on the end of tool and pump the handle and it spins the roller very fast (think of a toy top). Wet the roller on the end of the tool then...
04-05-20, 03:13 PM
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Posted By Woodbutcher

Hi, About 10 years ago I replumbed my house in...

Hi, About 10 years ago I replumbed my house in the attic. Water heater on one end and deep sink and washer on the other end. About 40 feet. I connected the return at the end of the hot water line...
03-27-20, 04:59 PM
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Posted By Woodbutcher

Hi, I think you need a new contactor. The wires ...

Hi, I think you need a new contactor. The wires operating the contactor are much smaller than the wires that run the compressor.From your picture it looks like yellow on top and blue on bottom both...
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Posted By Woodbutcher

Hi, Just an idea. I suspect the float may need...

Hi, Just an idea. I suspect the float may need adjustment or the fill valve is bad.The water should shut of when the tank is full and if the flapper is bad the water comes on after the water level...
02-17-20, 02:28 PM
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Posted By Woodbutcher

Hi, I've had the same problem. I installed a deep...

Hi, I've had the same problem. I installed a deep sink to drain the washer. On the end of the hose I bought a lint strainer (it looks like a metal sock ) I attache it with a metal hose clamp. Works...
02-10-20, 05:30 PM
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Posted By Woodbutcher

Hi, I agree leave the nuts and feral, but be...

Hi, I agree leave the nuts and feral, but be aware some brand of valves have different threads. Take the old valve with you and try the new nut on the valve if goes on easy that's the one you want....
Forum: Water Heaters
02-05-20, 04:28 PM
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Posted By Woodbutcher

Hi, I purchased the rebuild kit from A company...

Hi, I purchased the rebuild kit from A company named ZORO.
Good Luck Woodbutcher
Forum: Water Heaters
02-04-20, 04:00 PM
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Posted By Woodbutcher

Hi, You probably can buy a rebuild kit for that...

Hi, You probably can buy a rebuild kit for that valve. All the info you need is on that blue tag in the picture. It is a pretty easy job and you don't have to remove the valve. The Kit cost about $...
01-02-20, 04:34 PM
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Posted By Woodbutcher

Hi, We don't know how your valves are attached to...

Hi, We don't know how your valves are attached to the pipe. If they are 1/2 inch compression valves the job became very easy. I have found the valves have two types of threads . I would buy one of...
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Posted By Woodbutcher

Hi, It doesn't change the mixture. Air is what is...

Hi, It doesn't change the mixture. Air is what is cooling your water. bigger holes = more volume, the air can not cool the water as quickly. If you do this, use a cheap shower head. I have done a few...
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Posted By Woodbutcher

Hi, I had the same problem that's how I figured...

Hi, I had the same problem that's how I figured out what was wrong.
How I fixed it was I removed the shower head and made the holes bigger. Go a little at a time if you get the holes too big you...
12-23-19, 04:44 PM
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Posted By Woodbutcher

Hi, a piece of 1/4 plywood about 30" High and 4"...

Hi, a piece of 1/4 plywood about 30" High and 4" wider than the door. Put on the side of the door where the cat is and use 2 one gallon jugs of water on the floor to hold the ply wood in place....
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Posted By Woodbutcher

Hi, I have the same valve with the same results....

Hi, I have the same valve with the same results. I think it's the ambient air that cools a shower spray faster than water coming out a tub spout. The circumference of the stream of water is less on...
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