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That is what I had thought too. But I already...

That is what I had thought too. But I already replaced the water valve, and the issue persists.
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lg LFXS24623D ice maker problems

I recently purchased an lg LFXS24623D refrigerator. It appears that there is an issue with the ice maker. It will only make 2-3 trays of ice, then the water line freezes up. Upon checking the...
12-31-18, 03:40 PM
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Thanks for the info. I will have to look into...

Thanks for the info. I will have to look into the plumbing code to double check. I spoke with one local plumber, who only suggested a 3" through the roof would be better to keep the pipe from...
12-31-18, 09:59 AM
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Thanks for the info. You are correct in the...

Thanks for the info. You are correct in the assumption that there is a 3" drain with a 2" vent. I did go ahead, and tee off of the sink location, and tied back to the main vent stack. Since the...
12-20-18, 12:31 PM
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Here is the drainage layout for clarity. ...

Here is the drainage layout for clarity.

https://i787.photobucket.com/albums/yy154/cheinemann_605/bath%20layout_zpsmpzwszmf.jpg
12-20-18, 06:50 AM
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new bathrooom rough in questions

Currently, I am working on roughing in the plumbing for a renovation / new bathroom. So far, some of the rough plumbing has been started, however, there are a few questions that I have in order to...
08-01-18, 07:06 AM
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Thanks for all of the responses, everyone. ...

Thanks for all of the responses, everyone.

Based on the feedback that I have received, it sounds as though I cannot extend the sewer vent via the basement but it would rather have to be extended...
07-29-18, 11:32 AM
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Thanks for the responses, everyone. I did read...

Thanks for the responses, everyone. I did read up on the studor AAV, and that looks like it would be the solution to the drainage issue for the laundry sink.

Here is a photo of the square piping...
07-28-18, 04:39 PM
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sewer venting and toilets

I had some generic questions regarding sewer venting and toilets. Based on reading, it is suggested that as a "rule of thumb" that a toilet must be located within 5'-6' of the sewer stack.

That...
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Thanks for the quick reply. Upon further...

Thanks for the quick reply.

Upon further observations, it seems that this issue occurs with larger loads of laundry during the spin up/down times. It appears that when the spin cycle starts or...
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Whirlpool Duet HT / The infamous F11

Hello all,

I have a Wirlpool Duet HT (Model - ghw9400PL0 ) That has the infamous F11 code. This issue has been happening off and on for about the last year or so now. Initially when the issue...
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Brian, Thanks for the follow-up. I was able...

Brian,

Thanks for the follow-up. I was able to remove / reinstall the surround. You were correct, and the surround did come out pretty easy. I had more trouble removing the shower doors (that I...
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yeah, I had found that one as well. My other...

yeah, I had found that one as well. My other thought was to use a scotch pad to scuff or degloss the surface to be caulked as well. Now that it has been mentioned, it makes complete sense that it...
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After some further checking around, I cannot seem...

After some further checking around, I cannot seem to find the silicone caulk primer that was previously mentioned. Is this a "professional use only" product, or is this available in any hardware...
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Posted By cheinemann

Everyone - Thank you very much for all of...

Everyone -

Thank you very much for all of the great advice that has been offered up.

Here is a little back story -


I bought this house back in 2009, and it was a house that someone had...
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The last time I caulked it, I used mineral...

The last time I caulked it, I used mineral spirits and a razor blade to get all of the old stuff removed. Once this was done, I used alcohol to clean / prep the surface.

Currently, I have tried...
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Shower surround caulking - Caulk only lasts for a week and splits

I have recently been having issues with attempting to re-caulk my shower surround. It seems that the caulk begins to split on the long wall of the surround after 1-2 weeks.

This will be the 3rd...
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I have since re caulked the shower and been using...

I have since re caulked the shower and been using it for 1-2 weeks. The shower doors no longer appear to be leaking, however I noticed that on the inside wall of the shower ( long wall that is...
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longer how? are you referring to the drip edge...

longer how? are you referring to the drip edge going further up the roofline under the shingles?
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gutters leaking between gutter and fascia on no - eave roof

I have several gutters that are attached directly to the side of the house. These areas do not have a soffit / roof eave. I have noticed that on these areas that water leaks down between the gutter...
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should i caulk the inside of the metal frame...

should i caulk the inside of the metal frame perimeter (interior shower side) as well? i think you are on the right track, as the caulk in the corners seemed weak.

When I looked up the specs on...
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leaking shower doors / tub surround

I have been having this issue for quite a period of time now. For some reason, I am getting water leaking at the corner where the tub surround meets the tub. I have re caulked the shower surround a...
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Posted By cheinemann

Thanks for the advice everyone !

Thanks for the advice everyone !
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Posted By cheinemann

Concrete slab lifting

I had a question regarding the best practices to raise concrete slabs. I have 2 concrete slabs (one at my front door, and one at the back door) and they have sunk in at the foundation side of the...
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Posted By cheinemann

Thanks for all of the replies. It is greatly...

Thanks for all of the replies. It is greatly appreciated. There are a couple of items that I would like to further elaborate on.

1. The leaking fitting that I mentioned is the bushing that...
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