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  • Replacing a shower - Michael 13:46:36 5/31/100 (0)
  • HELP- No Water - TINA 10:52:53 5/31/100 (0)
  • weird periodic shower leak - Nell 23:52:58 5/30/100 (2)
  • squealing shower pipe - Joe 21:22:47 5/30/100 (0)
  • Tub Drain - Scott Burns 20:48:21 5/30/100 (7)
  • higher toilets - Marjorie Gifford 20:14:19 5/30/100 (1)
  • Replacing tile for marble in a shower and need help. - Oona 19:48:02 5/30/100 (1)
  • Jason Air tub vs Ultra - Cheryl 19:11:03 5/30/100 (0)
  • More Powerful Flush? - Rick 18:41:26 5/30/100 (1)
  • Instant hot water heaters - Ed Barbarb 17:04:35 5/30/100 (3)
  • Water Pressure Regulator Installation - M.B. Musick 16:39:49 5/30/100 (1)
  • Dielectric fitting field-testing - James 10:37:02 5/30/100 (1)
  • knocking pipes - Chris 08:43:56 5/30/100 (1)
  • Mystery in the toilet - Rick Bowling 08:39:53 5/30/100 (1)
  • Polybutylene - Ken Korcarin 22:51:36 5/29/100 (1)
  • crazing /cracks in acrylic finish /fiberglass shower - Mitch 22:15:08 5/29/100 (0)
  • Foul smell coming from refrigerator ice cube maker and drinking water spigot - Ben Falchi 21:25:08 5/29/100 (0)
  • Whisper-vac toilet by Briggs. - Jay 21:20:14 5/29/100 (0)
  • water heater vent - Michael Tarolli 21:04:37 5/29/100 (2)
  • Faucet in tub and shower. I get to much hot water and not enough cold water. I need to know how to adjust. - Teresa Mahaffey 19:57:34 5/29/100 (1)
  • Question about remodeling in hotels. - Barbrha 19:41:53 5/29/100 (0)
  • stem removal - Allisa 19:28:30 5/29/100 (1)
  • sewer smell - Georges Dawood 18:58:44 5/29/100 (0)
  • kitchen sinks - Greg W. 16:34:12 5/29/100 (0)
  • showers - Ken Lipthorpe 13:56:25 5/29/100 (1)
  • Shower construction - confused - Dave 12:13:01 5/29/100 (1)
  • Grease Trap and Outside Drainage - Lena Keys 11:40:15 5/29/100 (0)
  • Sewer Smell - Lena Keys 10:38:23 5/29/100 (0)
  • up flush toliet - Sue Baerg 10:16:24 5/29/100 (1)
  • Seeking Solid surface manufacturers - Paul 01:52:53 5/29/100 (0)
  • Message to hj - Marty 00:11:27 5/29/100 (1)
  • add on bathroom - Ann 17:57:49 5/28/100 (1)
  • Gas Hot Water Heater - Popping Sounds - Rodney Small 17:50:31 5/28/100 (0)
  • ROUND VS. ELONGATED BOWL - RACHEL 15:55:58 5/28/100 (3)
  • Glazed trapway - Richard Graber 15:55:38 5/28/100 (5)
  • toilet tank replacement - juan/chino 15:00:23 5/28/100 (1)
  • Drainage Problem - Irv Hammond 13:44:59 5/28/100 (1)
  • ELJER WALL HUNG TOILET - JACK 13:28:00 5/28/100 (2)
  • Toto low end vs. Kohler Wellworth - Richard Graber 12:54:01 5/28/100 (1)
  • symmons shower control - fred damon 11:53:14 5/28/100 (1)
  • radiator noise - devin 11:00:41 5/28/100 (0)
  • Steam shower generators - Sol 10:37:26 5/28/100 (0)
  • Crystals in water supply - Mike Konst 19:01:13 5/27/100 (2)
  • 32" shower stall - Showerless 17:30:30 5/27/100 (2)
  • Outdoor spigot - Scott 15:43:58 5/27/100 (0)
  • Natural Gas Pipe-tie-in - ED 11:30:22 5/27/100 (3)
  • replace old mixet tub/shower valve - RON SNIVELY 11:29:46 5/27/100 (1)
  • acrylic vs. cast iron tub - Gus Wheeler 10:45:29 5/27/100 (1)
  • GERBER WITH FLUSHMATE - mart 10:32:50 5/27/100 (1)
  • cement board over vinyl shower pan - Mike 08:16:49 5/27/100 (1)
  • Smelly drains / no venting? - Greg Oliveau 06:03:23 5/27/100 (1)
  • Sectional rodding machine better for roots? - Jeff 22:22:06 5/26/100 (1)
  • plumbing noises - Bill Millikan 16:02:05 5/26/100 (1)
  • Toto G-Max Technology vs Power Gravity System - Peter 15:29:12 5/26/100 (2)
  • 1963-64 Case Wall Hung - Mayre Lou Montessoro 15:10:33 5/26/100 (2)
  • tile/shower pan help? - Jesse Nemec 13:03:06 5/26/100 (0)
  • Move oil fired hot water heater register - Henry Benway 09:47:46 5/26/100 (0)
  • Best way to camera a sewer lateral? - JDM 08:31:06 5/26/100 (2)
  • Shower Drain - Don Karg 11:51:47 5/25/100 (2)
  • MAGIC CHEF 20 lb. washing machine - Don Norman 10:43:12 5/25/100 (0)
  • RESERFACING A FIBERGLASS BATHTUB - SUZANNE ODD 03:19:02 5/25/100 (1)
  • toliet flushing problems - candy barr 00:26:13 5/25/100 (0)
  • closet flange height - George 22:44:51 5/24/100 (2)
  • TOTO 1piece toilet: Dorian - Marty 18:38:58 5/24/100 (0)
  • How to install a gas dryer - Jeremy 17:22:51 5/24/100 (1)
  • A click off of norm. - Schwimmer 17:06:08 5/24/100 (2)
  • no hot water - Kelly Morgan 15:23:37 5/24/100 (2)
  • puzzling toilet noise - ed boylan 13:11:14 5/24/100 (0)
  • leaky toilet - Jason 12:31:17 5/24/100 (1)
  • Dripping sound - Steven 10:57:25 5/24/100 (0)
  • Move toilet 3 inches sideways in concrete slab - Jeff Strong 10:37:03 5/24/100 (1)
  • sudden change in hot water volume - bill wang 09:37:48 5/24/100 (1)
  • sudden change in hot water volume - bill wang 09:37:30 5/24/100 (1)
  • Propane hot water heater makes noise. - pam 06:01:14 5/24/100 (1)
  • How to remove diverter valve? - Cary 21:07:28 5/23/100 (1)
  • Gas heaters vs Electric heaters and the prices I pay for both. - Nigel Kerr 18:41:39 5/23/100 (0)
  • leaking outdoor faucet - nancy 13:08:48 5/23/100 (0)
  • Will quest crimping tool work on quest-pex? Will it work on other pex systems as well? (And other shameless questions) - lynx 11:11:09 5/23/100 (2)
  • toilet girgles - Mad Hatter 10:30:47 5/23/100 (1)
  • Propane hot water heater makes noise. - Pam 05:58:35 5/23/100 (1)
  • drowning......sigh...flooded basement!! - luvmelots 23:13:14 5/22/100 (2)
  • 1922 candian pottery company one piece - s reddam 21:58:04 5/22/100 (0)
  • Re-soldering a copper sweat fitting - Rick Rufini 15:20:32 5/22/100 (1)
  • Ceptic tank installation - Mark Harris 14:55:14 5/22/100 (1)
  • antique toleit parts - mark kimberly Foley 14:10:31 5/22/100 (1)
  • Installing Asphalt Shingles - Bill 09:13:04 5/22/100 (1)
  • installation of wall-mount toilet in basement bath - Terry 22:58:52 5/21/100 (2)
  • Back Oultlet toilet in a residential high-rise setting - Kari Murayama 22:24:46 5/21/100 (2)
  • A wierd idea... - TK 21:23:30 5/21/100 (1)
  • crack in shower stall - j tann 20:01:25 5/21/100 (1)
  • fixing sill cock faucet leak - Kevin F Jafari 15:08:15 5/21/100 (0)
  • Drain fixture off center - George Lo 14:42:27 5/21/100 (1)
  • Choosing a Toilet - Debbie 13:29:20 5/21/100 (2)
  • Sewer lateral with short sweep 90 - JDM 02:38:07 5/21/100 (1)
  • Looking for the right whirlpool tub - Lisa 00:12:42 5/21/100 (4)
  • roman tub faucet - Myrna 14:49:29 5/20/100 (1)
  • A Full Reroute? - Shawn 14:28:27 5/20/100 (1)
  • dishwasher air gap alternatives - debora Pollock 01:01:09 5/20/100 (1)
  • vent for new basement sink - adrienne 22:43:15 5/19/100 (0)
  • Converting propane grill to natural gas - adrienne 22:34:18 5/19/100 (3)
  • Knocking pipes using Direct vent water heater - Mike Connolly 22:33:44 5/19/100 (0)
  • Water pump - Brian Faith 22:04:45 5/19/100 (0)
  • Replacing Heating Element - Dan 21:07:10 5/19/100 (0)
  • price pfister faucet - Sarah 03:02:57 5/19/100 (1)
  • Still waiting - Pat 01:21:47 5/19/100 (0)
  • Upt flush toilets by McPherson - Michelle 01:02:33 5/19/100 (1)
  • Polybutelene Pipe replacement - Suzan 17:56:45 5/18/100 (3)
  • Unicore Boiler costs - David 16:21:00 5/18/100 (1)
  • Replacing "Standard" showerhead - James 15:05:49 5/18/100 (0)
  • Copper Plumbing - Jerry Levin 14:25:29 5/18/100 (5)
  • Toilet bowl problem - Harry McCune 13:47:06 5/18/100 (1)
  • Toilet bowl problem - Harry McCune 13:41:32 5/18/100 (0)
  • Hot Water Heater Pilot Blows Out When Windy - Rob 12:08:33 5/18/100 (0)
  • Looking to purchase small wall-mount bathroom sink - Jim Rayburn 11:06:26 5/18/100 (0)
  • No Water in Kitchen - Cary 23:29:52 5/17/100 (1)
  • Replace old bathtub with a Swan Retrofit Shower System - Terry Love 23:00:04 5/17/100 (0)
  • Secondary vent on kitchen sink drain - Mike Sherman 16:52:24 5/17/100 (4)
  • Closet Flange - John Merrill 16:26:00 5/17/100 (1)
  • sweating toilet tank - Floyd Dix 11:51:32 5/17/100 (2)
  • Water heater cleaning - jdieff 10:56:28 5/17/100 (0)
  • Hung sewer - Vicki 09:06:19 5/17/100 (1)
  • Copper crimp rings and fittings for polybutelene pipe - arrowshooter 06:22:39 5/17/100 (3)
  • HOT TUB INSTALLATION - MARK 20:00:07 5/16/100 (2)
  • Is it my drainfield? - Kathy 15:39:38 5/16/100 (0)
  • belly's - Shawn 13:57:44 5/16/100 (2)
  • Appropriate copper to use for propane - Karen135 13:07:29 5/16/100 (3)
  • Restoration - Jon Cook 08:21:09 5/16/100 (0)
  • shower drain odor - pat 03:10:32 5/16/100 (0)
  • Toto Toilet noise - Kevin Bond 22:37:49 5/15/100 (1)
  • pipe knocking and hammering when hot water turn on - netbaron 21:03:25 5/15/100 (0)
  • low water pressure - linda 18:29:35 5/15/100 (1)
  • septic system removal?? - miriam 17:48:10 5/15/100 (2)
  • Tile bathtub drain - Jack Burns 15:54:49 5/15/100 (1)
  • dual flush toilets - Bill Glass 15:16:09 5/15/100 (0)
  • moving a washer and dryer - Mary Webber 14:42:24 5/15/100 (0)
  • Natural gas grill - clomax 14:15:36 5/15/100 (0)
  • Discolored water coming from bathroom sink - clomax 14:08:43 5/15/100 (1)
  • Water pressure problem - Ted Johnson 14:00:30 5/15/100 (0)
  • water table - debra 09:40:47 5/15/100 (1)
  • New Leeching Field Odor - Conrad Baranowski 07:50:02 5/15/100 (0)
  • chronic pressure relief value problem - Carl 20:14:33 5/14/100 (2)
  • Making toilets stop rocking on unlevel floors - Susan Nichols 19:18:39 5/14/100 (2)
  • acrylic bathtub repair - Lyle 18:33:56 5/14/100 (3)
  • Ceptic tank - Mike Chodkowski 08:58:23 5/14/100 (0)
  • Leaking sewer pipe in basement - Steven Shinn 18:12:08 5/13/100 (0)
  • Toto Ultramax vs. Toto Drake - Mary 18:11:26 5/13/100 (1)
  • problem toilet drain - Shawn 15:30:36 5/13/100 (0)
  • low flush 1.6 gal.toilet - Larry 10:16:55 5/13/100 (1)
  • Setting water pressure switch - Tom 07:18:16 5/13/100 (0)
  • CURTURED MARBLE - GEORGE 17:20:38 5/12/100 (1)
  • tub painting - jt 15:15:39 5/12/100 (2)
  • Bathroom remodel - Martin 15:14:24 5/12/100 (1)
  • connecting ice maker supply to Qest - Colin Judge 13:29:27 5/12/100 (3)
  • Potassium water softner pellets - Peggy R. Grossmann 12:52:51 5/12/100 (0)
  • Garbage Disposal - TK 10:20:44 5/12/100 (1)
  • water well, submersible pump, what specs to use? - ray 10:17:03 5/12/100 (1)
  • sump pump alternatives - debra 09:36:49 5/12/100 (1)
  • broken tank ... replacement? - Kenneth 04:57:50 5/12/100 (2)
  • plumbing a wall hung toilet - Carl Lauer 01:09:20 5/12/100 (2)
  • Bath Tub Drain - How Do You Remove It? - Marty 23:34:38 5/11/100 (1)
  • Broken rod in Cadet EL - Paul 21:52:20 5/11/100 (3)
  • underlayment for bath tubs. - manju 20:13:26 5/11/100 (1)
  • high watter table effecting the performance of my septic system - Vincent 19:24:20 5/11/100 (2)
  • high watter table effecting the performance of my septic system - Vincent 19:22:49 5/11/100 (0)
  • Change from floor mount to wall mount? - Doris 18:46:24 5/11/100 (1)
  • white PVC vs. Black Plastic Piping - Tony Lotito 18:34:29 5/11/100 (0)
  • Kenmore Power Miser 10 High Performance Gas Water Heater - Robert Wing 17:46:07 5/11/100 (0)
  • freeingn pvc pipe - charrierjr 16:05:08 5/11/100 (1)
  • Major bathroom remodeling - joe 14:49:29 5/11/100 (1)
  • Replace old toilet bowl but keep tank - Dave in Tidewater 13:32:59 5/11/100 (2)
  • Adding a shower - Lisa Pufpaff 13:18:06 5/11/100 (1)
  • Pipe size asnd pressure questions/ - Barry Larkin 17:38:06 5/10/100 (1)
  • TRAPS SIZES ON 1.6 GALLON TOILETS - RICHARD MCKEE 13:36:40 5/10/100 (1)
  • Water heater cost-of-operation - Dick Schettler 12:55:14 5/10/100 (1)
  • Small Leak - Ken P 10:50:04 5/10/100 (2)
  • Kohler vs. Gerber gravity toilet - Mary 10:36:26 5/10/100 (2)
  • which toilet is good - joan 08:48:50 5/10/100 (1)
  • Emergency daytime plumbing rates - Ed Martin 07:21:29 5/10/100 (3)
  • The best ejector pump - MoneyPit 00:40:08 5/10/100 (1)
  • Sani-Compact and Sani-Plus Toilets - kchargreaves 20:28:09 5/09/100 (1)
  • Dirt under bathtub - Pat Cooper 18:47:49 5/09/100 (3)
  • Which Toto? - jRocky 18:36:59 5/09/100 (1)
  • Flooring options for a clawfoot tub?? - Erin 13:38:37 5/09/100 (3)
  • Jacuzzi Toilet - Beth Ann 12:44:41 5/09/100 (2)
  • Bathroom Subfloor Question - Adam 11:48:11 5/09/100 (1)
  • Disassembling galvanized pipes - John 06:30:36 5/09/100 (4)
  • Toilet Water Tank Won't Fill! - Jazmine von Holzrand 22:54:40 5/08/100 (1)
  • Porcelin on Steel v. Enamled Cast Iron - Erik Haas 18:12:33 5/08/100 (2)
  • Gerber toilet, special gasket, still leaks. - Dave V. 15:13:25 5/08/100 (1)
  • Sump battery back up float - Rob 13:50:50 5/08/100 (0)
  • pure water pressure - Steve Pilko 13:43:14 5/08/100 (0)
  • tankless gas water heater - Terry F 12:03:16 5/08/100 (0)
  • not enough water pressure for toilet - Tony 21:50:08 5/07/100 (0)
  • gas boiler venting - John 19:21:43 5/07/100 (1)
  • code for calif minimum side to side 30in 32in 36in? - mark 15:48:52 5/07/100 (1)
  • Building a glass block shower - Mike Deyer 13:48:27 5/07/100 (0)
  • placement of new drain for toilet - Terry 17:23:12 5/06/100 (1)
  • water hammer - Rebecca 14:24:32 5/06/100 (1)
  • Toilet Leak - Pete 13:09:10 5/06/100 (3)
  • Durastall Shower - nab 12:04:45 5/06/100 (0)
  • Odor problem inside our home - Gary McMillin 07:10:35 5/06/100 (5)
  • making a tub into a shower??? - Bradley Barnes 01:13:41 5/06/100 (1)
  • how noisy are noisy plastic DVW pipes? - jahyen 01:07:28 5/06/100 (2)
  • Repiping my home - Tom Butler 18:04:49 5/05/100 (1)
  • Leaking outdoor faucet - Jonathan Marcus 15:10:04 5/05/100 (1)
  • Basement bathroom - Tom Rosmond 14:37:14 5/05/100 (2)
  • NEW Polybutylene Site - Poly Doctor 09:38:26 5/05/100 (1)
  • How much h2o pressure is too high? - V K McVey 17:18:16 5/04/100 (4)
  • kitchen sink faucet - Joe Vande 12:46:15 5/04/100 (1)
  • Crane Dial Ese faucet stems - Edward Bartosiewicz 00:55:28 5/04/100 (1)
  • Water leaks out from under my Toto CST 874 toilet - Dave 00:17:10 5/04/100 (2)
  • Shower pan? - Stephen Jones 17:37:36 5/03/100 (1)
  • outside water lines - jimmy 15:03:54 5/03/100 (1)
  • tankless waterheater - d. o. williams 13:03:29 5/03/100 (1)
  • flushing toilet - veda wright 09:53:10 5/03/100 (2)
  • how to repair undermount bathroom sink - Anne 06:36:46 5/03/100 (1)
  • Cracked waste pipe under grade slab - Eddie 22:43:04 5/02/100 (1)
  • Sewage ejection system - Lori 17:45:14 5/02/100 (1)
  • water heater economy - Mike Silver 16:55:23 5/02/100 (2)
  • toilette-slow refil - alex c. 16:52:47 5/02/100 (1)
  • roughed in basement plumbing - GJB 15:47:08 5/02/100 (1)
  • Elec. Water Heater Making a "chirping" noise. - Kirk 14:47:31 5/02/100 (1)
  • toliet vent? - Alan Harper 13:10:29 5/02/100 (1)
  • Dripping shower faucet - JM 12:51:11 5/02/100 (1)
  • drain for washing machine - Butch Corley 10:46:39 5/02/100 (1)
  • Low water level in toilet bowl... - Chris 10:43:30 5/02/100 (1)
  • stabilising shower temperature - Peter Whiteside 07:10:48 5/02/100 (1)
  • Bathroom for a handicap adult - Betty 06:57:49 5/02/100 (2)
  • Boosting water pressure - Thomas Minter 06:01:47 5/02/100 (1)
  • Basement floor drain - Bob Sanford 22:48:02 5/01/100 (0)
  • how do you trim undercounter sinks with tile countertop ? - Larry Ogwin 22:27:01 5/01/100 (1)
  • hot water in toilet - Beca 21:44:34 5/01/100 (1)
  • Bathtub drain size - Dail Lewis 21:43:25 5/01/100 (1)
  • Marketing a New Product - Jack 19:45:22 5/01/100 (1)
  • 4 Bolts for Toilet - TK 19:16:51 5/01/100 (2)
  • New dishwasher installation - Lana Bigford 17:23:29 5/01/100 (2)
  • waterheater problem - mark simmons 17:01:15 5/01/100 (0)
  • gas water heater - mark simmons 16:58:41 5/01/100 (1)
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  • Repipe Experts in Portland OR - Poly Doctor 13:12:52 5/01/100 (0)
  • Toilet Flange Broken - Douglas S Rollins 09:20:38 5/01/100 (1)
  • Dishwasher installation - Dan 09:03:12 5/01/100 (2)
  • Gas Water Heaters - Mark 00:48:02 5/01/100 (0)
  • Dishwasher and air vent in walls - Kevin 23:17:11 4/30/100 (1)
  • The drunk down the street - John 23:02:12 4/30/100 (6)

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