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  1. Question: No water

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    You've either been turned off at your meter,or...

    You've either been turned off at your meter,or repairs are being done on your street somewhere and they've temporarily shut the street down,.
  2. Question: Toilet flange

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    Why are you using a cast iron flange for new...

    Why are you using a cast iron flange for new installation.. they have pvc flanges that you can insert directly into the existing pipe, it slides in the pipe then you tighten the three screws to make...
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    You can convert that area to pvc , no problem....

    You can convert that area to pvc , no problem. Just cut out the section you wish to repipe, with a soil pipe cutter or sawzall with a good metal blade , and use some fernco's to hook on to the old...
  4. Kohler k1-306 cartridge replaced due to no cold after replace not shutting off

    Maybe one of you guys can help me out.., I was replaceing a pbu cartridge in a kohler k1-306 single handle faucet due to no cold water coming through valve.. after installing the new pbu I could not...
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    Oh you are in fla.. I think its electrolisys, ...

    Oh you are in fla.. I think its electrolisys, seriously the only thing you can do is, get yourself some sharkbite fittings,and make the repairs yourself, when you get apinhole. That ll save you some...
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    Your warranty should cover you on this one, go...

    Your warranty should cover you on this one, go back or call the place you got it and explain to them what is going on, I strongly suggest a new heater no matter what, this is a dangerous situation,...
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    I live in the central Florida area, and we have a...

    I live in the central Florida area, and we have a serious problem with pinholing, due to electrolysis, it can have a lot to do with the water in your area.. we have 3 to 4 pinhole repairs a day......
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    Im new to this site I hope the experts don't mind...

    Im new to this site I hope the experts don't mind me chimming in on some of these questions, I have a lot of plumbing under my belt and I love helping out,. my opinion on this one is not much...
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    Your bottom element will not have power to it...

    Your bottom element will not have power to it until the top element is satisfied, then the top thermostat will shut power off to top and send power to bottom element, providing your thermostats are...
  10. Question: Dirt in Tank

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    Could be iron sediment, does the dirt have a red...

    Could be iron sediment, does the dirt have a red tint to it.. are you on well water or city? A hole not likely . But if you have had a recent outdoor pipe repair , some dirt can get in you pipes...
  11. Sounds like calcium , wich comes from , hard...

    Sounds like calcium , wich comes from , hard water, a water softner system will take care of the calcium as well as any other hard minerals that can cause damage to your faucets and fixtures.. mike
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    Yes ,you do have a clogged toilet, if you have a...

    Yes ,you do have a clogged toilet, if you have a older toilet with hard water in your house, the trap way in the toilet can become calcified therefore shrinking the size of the outlet hole causing...
  13. Probably the port on the cartridge is got...

    Probably the port on the cartridge is got sediment in it, turn water off to house pull handle, to get to cartridge, becarefull don't drop the springs and washer cups, take apart slowly, check for...
  14. Draining and flushing is a great way to keep...

    Draining and flushing is a great way to keep sediment build up from happening, but if the heater is older and you have hard water, even after flushing heater, you may still have calcium build up in...
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    You need to pull the cartridge out of the faucet...

    You need to pull the cartridge out of the faucet and replace it , with a new one, sometimes they do not come out well, they sell a moen cartridge puller, that makes the task a little easier.. good...
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    It is very unlikely that the waste that was in...

    It is very unlikely that the waste that was in the bowl, backed up into the tank, I've been doing plumbing a very long time and have never seen that.., although I have seen this problem your...
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    I will assume you want to replace your drain...

    I will assume you want to replace your drain pipes, because pvc can not be used indoors for water supply. The above answer you got was right on, running new drain pipes from downstairs to your...
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