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    Your tail piece must be heavy coated with chrome...

    Your tail piece must be heavy coated with chrome or brass. That is why the hacksaw slips. We use tube cutter to cut tail piece to size.

    As far as how much to cut off - well, it depends on the...
  2. Hello Hokielovin, If your tub leaks at the...

    Hello Hokielovin,

    If your tub leaks at the drain connection between tub and the drain, than you have to either tighten up the drain flange - or - if it doesn't help, replace gasked between tub and...
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    Hello JMillsJr: If it is an electric hot...

    Hello JMillsJr:

    If it is an electric hot water heater than the RESET button won't reset because - most-likely - you have burnt element. Test element, replace if burnt

    Hope that helps

    Milo
  4. If there is no brand name visible, you can also...

    If there is no brand name visible, you can also post a photo of your faucet, and we can try to ID it for you

    Milo
  5. 30 seconds On and Off cycle is not enough to heat...

    30 seconds On and Off cycle is not enough to heat up water inside the heater. Some on-going problem is shutting the heater down to prevent damage. That is why you don't have hot water in your house...
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    ... and once you did what ma0641 suggested -...

    ... and once you did what ma0641 suggested - before you turn water ON, remove shower head and clean filter screen inside the female thread of shower head . Now, turn water ON, run it for a minute...
  7. Go directly to the source: the Manufacturer. Here...

    Go directly to the source: the Manufacturer. Here is their contact info:

    MAREY INTERNATIONAL
    8209 NW 68 Street, Miami, FL 33166, USA
    Call Us : +1.855.627.3955
    Email : customerservice@marey.com...
  8. Do as Harold said. Also, that button may be...

    Do as Harold said.
    Also, that button may be just pushed in. It is held in by O-ring. Take some sharp object, insert it into the seem between the body of the faucet and the nut, and see if you can...
  9. House should not have over 55 psi of pressure. As...

    House should not have over 55 psi of pressure. As mentioned above, if higher than 55 psi, install pressure regulator.

    The higher water pressure inside the tank can be caused by very hot water...
  10. Try this: since you have exactly the same,...

    Try this: since you have exactly the same, properly working, shower faucet in the other bathroom, swap the cartridges. It will tell you what is wrong with the faucet in question - the body of the...
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    First, find out the source of "oily" taste in...

    First, find out the source of "oily" taste in your water. Most likely, there was some work done on your plumbing system, and what you taste is the left-over oil from either threader, or some device...
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    Hello Darlene, There is an adjustment screw on...

    Hello Darlene,

    There is an adjustment screw on Float Bar that lowers & rises the float are, as needed. No need to bend it.

    Water lever 1/2" below the top of the overflow tube is not too low....
  13. It should be simple installation. See the...

    It should be simple installation. See the enclosed YouTube clip. See if you installed that new cartridge as described in the clip. If you have integral stops, make sure they are BOTH fully open (...
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    Thomas and Caro: You have attached your original...

    Thomas and Caro: You have attached your original question to a 10 year old post. I have moved your post to make it a new question.

    To answer your question:

    Water level drops because you may...
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    If there is a heat in the house while you gone -...

    If there is a heat in the house while you gone - then I would not worry about tankless. Otherwise, I would recommend to shut off the tankless at the isolation valves and open both H/C drain valves to...
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    In my area, City must provide sewer lateral all...

    In my area, City must provide sewer lateral all the way to the property line of each legal lot on record. What ever is behind property line, is your responsibility.

    Questions: Is your lot boxed...
  17. Is the toilet hanging on the wall ? Also, the 9...

    Is the toilet hanging on the wall ? Also, the 9 gallon flush ? Are you sure you are giving us correct number ? See the brand name stamped on the toilet bowl, Google the name and you will get...
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    You probably tightened it too much. Also, maybe...

    You probably tightened it too much. Also, maybe some silicone got on the gaskets, and that will certainly help it to slip out. Use Plumber's Putty on drain body flange and no silicone or putty under...
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    There are several drains Sioux Chief makes. Can...

    There are several drains Sioux Chief makes. Can you post a picture of the drain in question - or at least post a model number so we can look it up ?

    Back to you

    Milo
  20. Did it look like the box was tempered with ? Or...

    Did it look like the box was tempered with ? Or previously opened and taped over ?

    Would it be that the toilet didn't come with a seat ?

    Home Depot is pretty good on returns. I would put the...
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    Hello gb123, Please, pay attention to dates....

    Hello gb123,

    Please, pay attention to dates. The original question was from 2007, and last post was posted 5 years ago. Please, start your new thread

    Thank you

    Milo
  22. As stated above, Pressure Relieve Valve (part of...

    As stated above, Pressure Relieve Valve (part of pressurized water system in your house, and Garbage Disposer ( part of non-pressurized gravity drain system ) are not connected and work...
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    You can do one of two things: 1. Call Water...

    You can do one of two things:

    1. Call Water Co. and ask them to shut water off at the curb. Once you are finished with your repair, call them back to turn it back on. They have a way of doing it,...
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    If you plan on using silicone, you want to make...

    If you plan on using silicone, you want to make sure the channel is completely dry and free of shampoo and soap residue. Best is if you don't use that bathroom for few days. Before you caulk, take...
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    Wax rings are not real wax. They stay flexible...

    Wax rings are not real wax. They stay flexible and won't dry out.
  26. Hello Kelpi, indeed, this washing machine has...

    Hello Kelpi, indeed, this washing machine has Cold water connection with Hot water connection listed as "optional".

    Miele website says about this washer: "....Hot water for cool customers: You...
  27. Miele is German made appliance. Question: Is it...

    Miele is German made appliance. Question: Is it under counter, front load, washing machine ?

    Milo
  28. Hello Kelpi, plumbing Code says you have to have...

    Hello Kelpi, plumbing Code says you have to have P-trap and 30" of stand pipe. You insert end of the hose into the stand pipe - as shown in visual #2

    As already described in two previous answers,...
  29. Hello Kelpi, many European-made washing machines...

    Hello Kelpi, many European-made washing machines have cold water connection only. Washing machine heats up its own hot water, as needed.

    It is definitely better to connect washing machine to cold...
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    Can you ask the other plumber, who commented on...

    Can you ask the other plumber, who commented on your "unusual" trap to describe in detail - and perhaps, to draw a sketch of it, so we can see what it looks like ?

    As mentioned by John above,...
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    Some lever overflows use large "spring" as...

    Some lever overflows use large "spring" as plunger. That "spring" catches body hair and after few years slows draining water. I agree with ma0641: upgrade it with "TouchDown" stopper. If you would...
  32. Hello Smartin85, as said in above post, attaching...

    Hello Smartin85, as said in above post, attaching hose to dripping T&P valve is not the right solution to your problem

    When Temperature & Pressure (T&P) valve leaks, that means one of three things...
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    Hello KimL97051, The drain trap, and pipe,...

    Hello KimL97051,

    The drain trap, and pipe, leading away from the floor drain should be at least 1 1/2" in diameter. If enclosed, that means there is accumulation of old sediment that needs to be...
  34. Every larger city has an Auction House. Take your...

    Every larger city has an Auction House. Take your images there and ask for Photography Expert to help you authenticate, and price your photographs free of charge.

    I don't think it is a good idea...
  35. I am not an attorney... Unfortunately, today,...

    I am not an attorney...

    Unfortunately, today, even EXIF file, created by Photoshop, and in-bedded in a hidden pixel, can be stripped of your copyright information

    Any image you upload on...
  36. Go to Meet Up and look up a group that deals with...

    Go to Meet Up and look up a group that deals with the same interest as yours

    Milo
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    Are you sure there are moths? How often do you...

    Are you sure there are moths? How often do you use your bath tub ?

    One of two things could be happening:

    1. It could be that sewer flies are entering tub due to dry P-Trap. If you don't use...
  38. He can also install SharkBite valve, or coupling,...

    He can also install SharkBite valve, or coupling, over leaking PVC pipe . They sell them for PVC pipe, too. Easy installation, just push it in - and leaky pipe is fixed


    Milo
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    Installation of your new flange looks nice. Bit...

    Installation of your new flange looks nice. Bit worry, if it will hold your toilet steady. Make sure you caulk around the base of the toilet with silicone and let cure. Silicone itself will add a...
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    The closet ring is installed on top of concrete,...

    The closet ring is installed on top of concrete, then they put floor tile around it. Usual installation. They sell metal ring that fits over damaged plastic closet ring. Put repair ring on top of the...
  41. Where exactly on your property is that PVC pipe ?...

    Where exactly on your property is that PVC pipe ? What plumbing fixture(s) is that pipe supplying with water ? Is that PVC pipe your water main that connects water meter and main structure ?
    ...
  42. Hello Rozemary, Drain may be fine, but you...

    Hello Rozemary,

    Drain may be fine, but you should protect your walls so they don't absorb water. Walls should have moisture barrier over studs, and some kind of waterproofing, like tile on walls....
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    JohnsPop: Just one detail: If the licensed...

    JohnsPop:

    Just one detail: If the licensed plumber plans on installing the gas flex, as pictured in your visual on the right, then he also has to be certified by the manufacturer of that...
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    Contact Glacier Bay directly. Info follows. Good...

    Contact Glacier Bay directly. Info follows. Good luck !

    Looking for Glacier Bay faucets guarantee and warranty phone number ? Trying to find Glacier Bay customer service phone numbers ? Need...
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    Wait 24 hours. That is how long it may take for...

    Wait 24 hours. That is how long it may take for the system to fill the storage tank with filtrated water. As far as running water goes - these R.O. systems may use up to 25 gal of water to make 1 gal...
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    Pool Bug Enclosure

    Hello, have a question: Would like to built a full pool "bug" enclosure around our pool. These enclosures are very common in Florida. They are made of coated aluminum frame, filled with storm...
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    Try to pour in bucket of water. See if water goes...

    Try to pour in bucket of water. See if water goes down the drain - or if it overflows. That will tell you if it is an active floor drain or some old, disconnected piece of pipe. It may have Primer...
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    Hello Dave, Moen has a life time warranty on...

    Hello Dave,

    Moen has a life time warranty on its faucets. Give them a call. They will send you new cartridge free of charge

    Milo

    Call 1-800-BUY-MOEN
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    If your toilet needs occasional "plunging", that...

    If your toilet needs occasional "plunging", that may indicate user's problem. Also, problem is most-likely local, within the bowl itself, not down the pipe.

    Make sure only toilet paper goes down...
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    I agree with the above answer. Yes, I would first...

    I agree with the above answer. Yes, I would first look at the spout to make sure it has brass nipple between spout and body of the faucet - not galvanized or black steel pipe, as they are usually the...
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