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  1. I agree with Milo. Most people, remove this at...

    I agree with Milo. Most people, remove this at the time of purchase. Good luck, Tom
  2. Have you had any work done recently? There could...

    Have you had any work done recently? There could be a cross connection some place in your system where cold water can enter the hot water system. Good luck, Tom
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    I agree with Questionair. A bigger pan would be...

    I agree with Questionair. A bigger pan would be the best and cheapest solution. Good Luck, Tom
  4. As a rule it is not the septic tank that is...

    As a rule it is not the septic tank that is blocked but the drain field. This last rain fall saturated your drain field to the point where it can no longer dispense liquid. My advise is to have...
  5. The manual or instruction booklet that came with...

    The manual or instruction booklet that came with the sink should show and name that part you are speaking of. If not go to the manufactures website and check under parts/ replacement parts or click...
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    Have you checked by opening the lid and checked...

    Have you checked by opening the lid and checked inside the toilet tank. Worms do not swim they either deposited internally ( like a tape worm) or carried by flow. While I am not a medical expert I...
  7. The kitchen sink vent should have been already...

    The kitchen sink vent should have been already extended through the roof. If it terminates in the mobile home it presents an open connection to the sewer. If it does not go through the roof have it...
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    Since the vent both expels and intakes air this...

    Since the vent both expels and intakes air this should be a dedicated vent out the roof. I agree with Milo that the pipe should be brought up however I see no reason to convert from PVC to metal. ...
  9. I disagree with the apartment manager. A PVR...

    I disagree with the apartment manager. A PVR value should be installed to drop the house pressure to 45 PSI. 45 PSI is normal pressure. See if that doesn't improve your situation.
    Good luck,
    Tom
  10. What material is the old pipe made of? What is...

    What material is the old pipe made of? What is the inside diameter of the old pipe? How will this bathroom be vented?
    Back to you , Tom
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    Describe the noise. Is it a knocking, a rattle, a...

    Describe the noise. Is it a knocking, a rattle, a hum, or what? Does it stop when you turn the water off? Is it on hot or cold or both? Can you give us more information?
    Back to you, Tom
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    Are you asking about the knobs themselves or the...

    Are you asking about the knobs themselves or the chrome trim behind it? Photos would be helpful. Back to you, Tom
  13. College? Right? Are we talking about pressure...

    College? Right? Are we talking about pressure feed water cooler or a 5 gallon unit on top of a cooler? In other words, what supplies this water cooler?
    Back to you , Tom
  14. Question, what type and size are the water pipes?...

    Question, what type and size are the water pipes? What is the house P.S.I. This sounds like more of a piping problem rather than a cartridge problem. Back to you , Tom
  15. Question: Bathroom sink

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    They make a chrome cock-hole covers that will...

    They make a chrome cock-hole covers that will cover the holes. Will not look good but will work. Good luck, Tom
  16. Question: Shower faucet

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    Have you checked the hot water seat for rust...

    Have you checked the hot water seat for rust spots or knick? That would stop the water. Back to you, Tom
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    Do you need more width on the top or bottom of...

    Do you need more width on the top or bottom of the pedestal? Can you tell us why the regular pedestal doesn't fit? Can you tell us more. Good luck, Tom
  18. Question: Pumps?

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    Anything from a half horse to a three quarter...

    Anything from a half horse to a three quarter horse.
    Good luck, Tom
  19. Smoothy hit it right on the nail. Take his...

    Smoothy hit it right on the nail. Take his advise and check accordingly. Good luck, Tom
  20. Don't forget to remove the aerators and check the...

    Don't forget to remove the aerators and check the screens for debris and trash . Open the valves and flush the lines. If there is still a problem you may have picked up debris in the cartages. If...
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    We have to know what tank you wish to purchase. ...

    We have to know what tank you wish to purchase. If it is a toilet tank purchase a water saver from the same manufacturer . If it is a bladder tank then you may either bush or adapt to the hole back...
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    My question is do you run your laundry washer on...

    My question is do you run your laundry washer on a regular basis? Is there water in the trap or does the smell come out of the washer stand pipe? Can you localize the smell to a particular spot? ...
  23. Question: Plumbing Leak

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    If you have o leakage with the supply valve shut...

    If you have o leakage with the supply valve shut off then Ballenger is correct this is an appliance problem and not a plumbing problem. Please keep us informed of any further events. Good Luck, Tom
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    Look on the toilet bowl for the manufacturer ...

    Look on the toilet bowl for the manufacturer name on top of the bowl behind the seat bolts. Then contact that party for the correct size.
    Good luck, Tom
  25. Describe the noise. Is it a loud tapping, a...

    Describe the noise. Is it a loud tapping, a thumping noise? A bang that you can feel through the wall? Any other information you can give me?
    Waiting for response, Tom
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    Take your hands and feel the flapper. If they...

    Take your hands and feel the flapper. If they come away black, replace the flapper. Check the water level in the tank ( water pressure) it should be 1/2 inch below the top of the white over flow...
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    Yes. As long as you position the tee behind the...

    Yes. As long as you position the tee behind the pump discharge and as long as it is in front of everything else.
    There maybe a problem with this if you have an overload of silt and dirt coming...
  28. Is the water coming out from the top of the...

    Is the water coming out from the top of the chrome base or on the bottom of the base? Does it leak continuosly or only when you run the faucset? Is water dripping down into the cabinet?
    Back to...
  29. Sure sound like the water table has dropped and...

    Sure sound like the water table has dropped and you are pulling up silt and dirt.
    The solution is to either drill a new well or increase the depth of the old one.
    Good luck , Tom
  30. Most of those parts are universal you can buy...

    Most of those parts are universal you can buy them at Lowe's or Home Depot.
    But as answered Home Depot handles this brand.
    Good Luck, Tom
  31. Since you have shut the hot water heater off at...

    Since you have shut the hot water heater off at the tank we can eliminate the hot water system.
    You must shut off the house stop and check the water meter for any action.
    The blast on the faucets...
  32. I can't be specific, but bubbles are caused by...

    I can't be specific, but bubbles are caused by the discharge hitting an obstruction and bouncing back sending a bubble of air ahead of it. Have you had any work done lately? Has the toilet been...
  33. Since you state that you already installed a new...

    Since you state that you already installed a new well and still have cloudy water it will take some time for the new well to settle down to where your new water will run clear.
    Lots of luck with...
  34. Question: Shut off

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    I completely agree with Milo's answer. A simple...

    I completely agree with Milo's answer. A simple and easy repair.
    Just remember that the nut has a left handed thread.
    Good luck,
    Tom
  35. I disagree. Why pay for the lost of energy when...

    I disagree. Why pay for the lost of energy when you are not using it? Also, turning off the water to the house is the cheapest insurance you will ever buy. If you would have a leak while you are...
  36. Simple fix. Simply purchase a new angle stop and...

    Simple fix. Simply purchase a new angle stop and unscrew the big nut and pull the stem and washer assembly clear. Now, shut the water off at the house at the water shut-off and replace the old stem...
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    The standard , measure is 12 " from the center of...

    The standard , measure is 12 " from the center of the toilet opening. If you have anything but a standard size bowl click back for more information. Good luck, Tom
  38. Question: Sewer flies

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    The advice you have been given is a complete rip...

    The advice you have been given is a complete rip off !
    I have been infected twice.The only way I know to eliminate them is to starve them out. Cover ALL drains, install fly strips, and use bug spray...
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    If you feel you may have sewer flies this is what...

    If you feel you may have sewer flies this is what I answer. Black with sings that look like a little jet airplane.
    I have been infected twice.The only way I know to eliminate them is to starve them...
  40. Question: Sewer flies

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    The advice you have been given is a complete rip...

    The advice you have been given is a complete rip off !
    I have been infected twice.The only way I know to eliminate them is to starve them out. Cover ALL drains, install fly strips, and use bug spray...
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    I have been infected twice.The only way I know to...

    I have been infected twice.The only way I know to eliminate them is to starve them out. Cover ALL drains, install fly strips, and use bug spray where you see a swarm.
    Drain flies have a life span...
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    Can you take a photo or photos of the area you...

    Can you take a photo or photos of the area you are questioning and post them to us.Back to you , Tom
  43. Are we talking galvanized water tank or a...

    Are we talking galvanized water tank or a bladder tank? Back to you, Tom
  44. Please explained exactly what it is you wish to...

    Please explained exactly what it is you wish to do. Back to you, Tom
  45. Question: Washer

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    Try removing theAAV and cycle the washer. If it...

    Try removing theAAV and cycle the washer. If it drais then replace theAAV. Good luck, Tom
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    What you have is a accumulation of sulfur dioxide...

    What you have is a accumulation of sulfur dioxide built up in the standing water of your pipes. By running the water you have flushed out the line. This is harmless and should be no cause for...
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    If you have cold water. Toilet then you have cold...

    If you have cold water. Toilet then you have cold water in your bathrooms.


    Water are over our Faragher Are there any shut off valve on the main supplies? Can you furnish more information? Back...
  48. I agree. If you have cleared the clog you're...

    I agree. If you have cleared the clog you're good to go.
    Good luck Tom
  49. If a ball cock is your fill valve pull up on the...

    If a ball cock is your fill valve pull up on the ball and see if it shuts off. If it does not then you have a faulty ball cock that must be replaced. Good luck, Tom
  50. Question: Timevoff

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    Timevoff

    Because of medical problems is I have to take some time off. You guys are doing a great job and I will be back as soon as possible. Thank you, speedball1
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