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  1. jadnashua replied to the thread Non-flex copper supply riser.

    Quality control on lots of things can be spotty since we've outsourced so much of our production to overseas. This can apply to both...

    May 5, 2021 at 12:26 PM
  2. jadnashua replied to the thread PLEASE HELP! Does anyone make a 15 1/2โ€ rough in toilet?.

    You are not going to find a new, code compliant toilet with more than a 14" RI...they do not exist as new. The best you are likely to...

    May 4, 2021 at 12:11 PM
  3. jadnashua replied to the thread How to remove galvanized pipe nipple from enclosed wall.

    It takes more time, tools, and skill to install a solid supply line...time is money, so most often, people will slap on a flexible hose....

    May 4, 2021 at 11:57 AM
  4. jadnashua replied to the thread Non-flex copper supply riser.

    A solid supply tube isn't as likely to crack as a flexible one, but takes a bit more skill to install. You may need to cut it to...

    May 4, 2021 at 10:20 AM
  5. jadnashua replied to the thread Recommendation for a tankless water heater.

    What is your wintertime input cold water supply temperature? People look at the top line gpm ratings, but often fail to notice what...

    May 3, 2021 at 5:09 PM
  6. jadnashua replied to the thread Tile Ready shower pan.

    WHen you mix mud that wet, it tends to shrink and crack when it cures. Good luck.

    May 3, 2021 at 4:44 PM
  7. jadnashua replied to the thread 1/2โ€ brass close nipple too long.

    TO get a leak-proof connection, you need the nipple to be inserted a decent way into the fitting...I'm not sure if you can get a proper...

    May 3, 2021 at 4:42 PM
  8. jadnashua replied to the thread Toilet - Best bowl clean and flush? No streaks?.

    It would be better if the lead was more evenly lapped over the flange, but if it's not cracked inside, you might get by with a wax ring....

    May 2, 2021 at 6:37 PM
  9. jadnashua replied to the thread PLEASE HELP! Does anyone make a 15 1/2โ€ rough in toilet?.

    No, nobody makes a 15.5" rough-in toilet! But, many of the older toilets actually have four bolts holding them down, so those that are...

    May 2, 2021 at 6:32 PM
  10. jadnashua replied to the thread "Point of Use" or "Whole House Tankless"?.

    It is highly unlikely that you have a big enough electrical service to run three tankless systems. And, because they all could be on at...

    May 2, 2021 at 3:45 PM
  11. jadnashua replied to the thread Hot Water Sensor in Kitchen.

    I've not tried it, but if there are any fittings on the copper pipe, you will not be able to slide pex through it, and, while pex tubing...

    May 2, 2021 at 3:31 PM
  12. jadnashua replied to the thread How to remove galvanized pipe nipple from enclosed wall.

    If they were consistent, and the el in the wall is both anchored and bronze, once you get a good grip on the nipple, it should just...

    May 1, 2021 at 2:52 PM
  13. jadnashua replied to the thread Best toilet seat for the Drake II CST454CEFG.

    Fluids don't compress. TO make the soft close function, the fluid (it appears to be a silicone grease actually) must move through a...

    Apr 30, 2021 at 6:05 PM
  14. jadnashua replied to the thread Nest thermostat not seeing the C wire but it's there....

    See the thing labeled TR and the squiggly lines? One side says 24V. One lead (of the secondary) of that transformer goes to your...

    Apr 30, 2021 at 4:07 PM
  15. jadnashua replied to the thread Side mounted anode rod or none at all?.

    CPVC is allowed on the T&P valve discharge, but PVC is not...I can't tell which you have, but it's probably okay...double-check the...

    Apr 30, 2021 at 1:26 PM