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    Thank you for your reply, he doesn't get any...

    Thank you for your reply, he doesn't get any reaction on his skin, but because he gets asthma attaks about two to four times a day, so I was concerned that he might be absorbing this chemical through...
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    Asthma and antibacterial soap

    Hi everyone, I have a question on something I heard, does antibacterial soap contain a chemecal that is bad for persons with asthma? My son is 9 years old and has asthma, and we have always uesd...
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    Hello tbaca, it sounds like you may have a single...

    Hello tbaca, it sounds like you may have a single handle moen valve in which case you will need to replace the cartridge, or turn off water to home and take out the cartridge and try to free up the...
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    Hello mamasuz, you might need shut hot water side...

    Hello mamasuz, you might need shut hot water side to washer and disconnect the hot water hose to your washer and try flushing out the hot side, and check the hose and see that it is clear of debre,...
  5. Hello christie. sounds like your having clogged...

    Hello christie. sounds like your having clogged drain problems, it will be a good idea to rooter out the drainlines, and as far as the low pressure problem it sounds like you have galvanized pipes...
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    Hello mrazi, when you say that you cleaned the...

    Hello mrazi, when you say that you cleaned the bottom pipes do you mean that you flushed the water supply lines to the faucet? If yes then we assume that you do have good water pressure up to the...
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    Oh yeah I already replaced that part.

    Oh yeah I already replaced that part.
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    Wipers work sometimes

    Hi everyone. I have a 1997 GMC YUKON and most of the time when I turn on the wipers they don't work, only have front window wipers. So I checked and cleaned the fuse, I took out the wiper motor and...
  9. Question: Am I cuckold?

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    Sounds like you got what you asked for!

    Sounds like you got what you asked for!
  10. Looks like the old 642 model, be careful not to...

    Looks like the old 642 model, be careful not to apply too much pressure as you can break the ball assembly off the brass body, there are three 3/8 copper tubes that attach the ball assembly onto the...
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    Looks like you cut off right at the hub of a...

    Looks like you cut off right at the hub of a copper tee, you will have to sweat the piece of copper pipe out of the tee, or replace the intire tee.
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    My guess is that you have an electric water...

    My guess is that you have an electric water heater, could be bad thermistat, or burnt element. My first question should be is the water heater gas, or electric?
  13. Your welcome, and welcome to AZ.

    Your welcome, and welcome to AZ.
  14. We've had this problem in some areas where the...

    We've had this problem in some areas where the sewer gases are extremely strong, did the plumber check to see where the sewer vents are located on the roof? Some times the vents are to close to the...
  15. Question: What can I do?

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    I know it is a dificult situation, how ever I had...

    I know it is a dificult situation, how ever I had worked on reducing that debt for a span of a few months, I would go work on his house on weekends and evenings after work. I installed new kitchen...
  16. What type of faucet do you have? You can shut off...

    What type of faucet do you have? You can shut off the valves under the sink, and try disconnecting the supply lines from the faucet and run some water in a bucket to make sure that you have good...
  17. Question: What can I do?

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    What can I do?

    Here's what I'm up against, I barrowed 3,500.00 doll. From my bro. inlaw in jan. of 2008 with the intent of paying it back in a month. Will the money that I was counting on to pay it back did not...
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    Is there a recirc pump on the hot water side, and...

    Is there a recirc pump on the hot water side, and is it on a timer? If so it might possibly be the checkvalve that is going bad.
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    You can just dab some glue into the screw holes,...

    You can just dab some glue into the screw holes, that should seal it right up if the holes aren't to large.
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    Turn off hot water supply to water heater then...

    Turn off hot water supply to water heater then check to see if there is still water pressure on the hot side of the faucet, if you still have water pressure then somebody piped cold water to both...
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    Sounds like you have bowl wax on the bolts and...

    Sounds like you have bowl wax on the bolts and its collecting dust, and possibly around the base of the toilet.how old is your home? Might need to reset the toilet and clean area to seal with caulk.
  22. Is there a main shutoff valve to the house, or at...

    Is there a main shutoff valve to the house, or at the meter? Perhaps a gatevalve, if so its possible that the gate may have broken off and has shut closed.
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    what's dumping into the 4x2 double wye next to...

    what's dumping into the 4x2 double wye next to the water heater?
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    Ive used teflon in the past, as long as your sure...

    Ive used teflon in the past, as long as your sure that your getting a tight fit, wrap the teflon around the ferrule a few times, then tighten the nut onto the valve. Check for leak! Goodluck!
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    Check your local plumbing code to see if a...

    Check your local plumbing code to see if a footvent is required, you should be OK as long as you have a 1/4" per ft. sloap, and the loop vent.
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    Is there a problem with the unit you have? What's...

    Is there a problem with the unit you have? What's it doing ,or not doing?
  27. Do you have cleanouts for the sewerline outside...

    Do you have cleanouts for the sewerline outside the house? If so check them and see if there is water holding in the line, it may be plugged down stream of the cleanout. Goodluck
  28. What are you doing for a drain?

    What are you doing for a drain?
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    If distance is the problem, then you can insall a...

    If distance is the problem, then you can insall a confort series recirc pump system.
  30. What size of drain did you tie onto? You may need...

    What size of drain did you tie onto? You may need to rooter out the drainline to make sure that the drain is clear.
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    You can turn off the cold water supply to the...

    You can turn off the cold water supply to the water heater if it has one, that will keep from running your water heater continualy, that will also stop the sound of water running that you hear. Call...
  32. Question: Saniflo venting

    by truck 41
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    I saw a display of one of these at the plumbing...

    I saw a display of one of these at the plumbing supply store, and the bowl looked like a kiddie toilet, is there anyone out there who has one of these and how satified are you with it?...
  33. What brand and model numbers are your shower...

    What brand and model numbers are your shower valves? Can you post pictures of the valves. Thanks
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    You can get a threaded ballvalve and two six inch...

    You can get a threaded ballvalve and two six inch nipples, and two romac compression couplings and splice in the valve. http://romac.com see the galvenized coupling on this site. Go to products and...
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    What problem are you faced with that brings up...

    What problem are you faced with that brings up this question? Just wondering!
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    If the tank bolts are in good condition you can...

    If the tank bolts are in good condition you can loosen the bolts and lean the tank over a bit to allow you to reach in there to remove and install new parts. But its better to install a new tank to...
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    Like all specialty tools of a trade, they are an...

    Like all specialty tools of a trade, they are an important part of doing a professional job, that's why your not going to buy one for a do it yourself project.
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    Your toilet is OK as is, the vent for the shower...

    Your toilet is OK as is, the vent for the shower can be 1.5 inches, the vent on a toilet can be no smaller than 2".
  39. Always cheaper to take care of the problem sooner...

    Always cheaper to take care of the problem sooner than later. Those sewer call bills will add up quickly.
  40. Possibly got debre in the fillvalves.

    Possibly got debre in the fillvalves.
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    If you haven't moved the rubber washer then just...

    If you haven't moved the rubber washer then just leave it in place and install the new strainer, as long as your sure there was no leak on the drain before.
  42. You might try partially closing the angle valve...

    You might try partially closing the angle valve to restrict the water flow into the tank fillvalve of the toilet and see if that reduces the hammer affect.
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    Just to be on the safe side I would check the...

    Just to be on the safe side I would check the water meter to make sure you don't have a leak on your water line somewhere.
  44. Have you tried discunnecting the pressure...

    Have you tried discunnecting the pressure regulator and hooking up a hose to the supply line just above the ballvalve to see if you get that noise, I would try that and see if the vibration is coming...
  45. Question: Plumbing

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    Just put the tub tight against the valve side and...

    Just put the tub tight against the valve side and fur out the opposite side, you could fur out a few inches wider than the tub if you don't want to fur out the whole wall. Goodluck!
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    Start by openning up the area where the water...

    Start by openning up the area where the water damage is on the second floor ceiling, then take a look and see if you can tell where the water is coming from. You may need to have someone run some...
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    The sink maker should know what size of hole to...

    The sink maker should know what size of hole to make for a standard kitchen sink strainer, 3-1/2" is standard hole size, bar sinks can be 2" or 3-1/2" make sure you know what it is your going to...
  48. Do you have good pressure on the lav faucets? And...

    Do you have good pressure on the lav faucets? And kitchen faucet? Did you install a new shutoff valve on the supply to water heater? If not then it may be the valve that may have froze partially on...
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    Nornmly these issues are brought up at...

    Nornmly these issues are brought up at preconstruction meetings so no one is surprised by new methods of building.
  50. Question: Cold water

    by truck 41
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    Do you have an electric water heater? If so you...

    Do you have an electric water heater? If so you might have it checked out to make sure that the thermastats and elements are all working properly. Goodluck.---zeke---
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