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  1. StefanieG

    Water still running even though valve is closed

    We had a slab leak repaired a few months back. It is leaking again. The leak is from a hot water line in the kitchen. We found our floor became hot again. The floor was reopened to verify the leak. We shut off the water at the hot water tank (valve) and allowed the lines to drain. Its been...
  2. Mjkarabela

    Rebuilt Pump - Still leaking around gasket

    Hey Fellas, I got this old Duro K-255 piston pump. Last night, wasn't holding prime over night, so took it home and rebuilt it. However, there is still like 5 drips per 20 seconds coming out around this gasket, not under pressure. The mating surfaces are a bit pitted, but I was hoping the...
  3. Shinysquid

    Need to replace a valve on a short PEX pipe- any hope to DIY?

    Hello - I found an issue with my water intake valve where there is a drip from the valve when the water is on. It drips from the right most side of the valve where there is a horizontal line/cutout. The valve seems to be one solid piece with no removable parts so I think my only fix for this is...
  4. RC50

    Water in yard when pump runs

    I have a well system, metal encased well. Everything works fine, but about 25ft from the well I'm getting standing water on the grass. I'm noticing this when I do laundry when it's drawing more water I'm assuming or when it's backflushing, I have a neutralizer tank. Just from internet searching...
  5. Paiksl

    Are these water leaks from thermal imaging?

    Hey All!! So recently getting ready to buy a new house. Looked through it and saw these images through thermal readings Wondering if these are indicative of a water leak somewhere. Thanks!
  6. PierreYC

    Toto Aquia I CT414M tank to bowl leak / replace TS810DV2 rubber washer ?

    Hello I’m currently trying to reinstall a Toto CT414 / Aquia I toilet, but can’t figure out how to fix the leak coming from the tank to bowl nuts connection. I have already checked the supply valve and flush 3" : they don’t leak. After two unsuccessful installations, I placed the toilet...
  7. Hhussey

    Dishwasher plumbing - high loop causing occasional leak

    Hello! I have two questions. A.) I had a leak from my dishwasher years ago, but it seemed like a one-time thing and my husband at the time didn't know why it leaked. But this morning I heard a backup sound from the plumbing under my sink and water was in the cabinet under my sink and on the...
  8. Narshe9999

    Leaking Grohe Grohtherm 1000 Temperature Control. New shower could be installed within a month. How should I fix this without throwing away $300?

    Hello! This installation is about 20 years old now, and this is the first problem I've had. It leaks whether the shower is running or off. It leaks whether the temperature control knob is turned hot, cold or in between. It has been leaking for 2 weeks. And the leaking is getting a lot worse...
  9. Marshall62

    Ventilation stack leak

    We have heavily used shower in an upstairs bathroom (with exhaust fan) that drains into a pipe that runs up/down an outside wall into the attic where it then turns and runs horizontally in toward the center of the building where it joins a larger diameter stack pipe. Its very cold in our attic...
  10. BabaCharles

    Navien NPE-240A condensate drain leak

    I bought a home a few months ago that had a Navien tankless water heater installed in 2019. Yesterday I noticed lots of water coming out of the condensate drain. The floor beneath the unit was a little wet too but whatever caused that bit of moisture has seemed to have stopped. But the water...
  11. TheOverThinker

    Keeney Manufacturing Company 1/4 turn defective leaking ball valve

    I've got a 1/4 turn ball valve that's leaking. Looking at it, the shaft appears to be plastic and its dripping pretty good. Going to the local ACE and checking Lowes online, they sell what looks like the same valve. Is Keeney a generally good brand, or should I hold out for something higher...
  12. Peterac78

    Plumbing/water heater- spots recently on ceiling downstairs, 2 story house. Condensation??? New wate

    Plumbing/water heater- spots recently on ceiling downstairs, 2 story house. Condensation??? New water heater. Live in home now for 20 years but could happen anywhere. Got a new water heater in September on 2nd floor in a tiny closet. In that closet is a metal aluminum vent and also a white...
  13. BostonGuido

    Seepage around PCV coupler through concrete wall

    I have a rain water cistern, and the inlet and overflow pipes (3" PVC) penetrate the wall at the top of the 7' deep cistern. The pipe penetration was done by placing an ordinary 3" nominal PVC coupler in the poured concrete wall when it was poured. The PVC pipes were then passed through the...
  14. MoonmanH3

    Newly Installed Slip fit shower drain leaks

    Hello all, We are installing an acrylic shower base and I wanted to test fit the drain. I am using this drain: https://www.homedepot.ca/product/pro-connect-abs-shower-drain-white-grid-slipfit/1000117477 It seems like a fairly typical design for 2” drains. There are several versions of this...
  15. losten

    Bathroom sink leaking from water supply connection to faucet

    Hello, all. I recently discovered that my bathroom sink was leaking where the cold water supply line connects to the underside of the faucet. I initially tried tightening the connection but that didn’t help. I replaced the water supply line but I am still having the same issue with it leaking at...
  16. Mark415

    Galvanized Since Waste Pipe Replacement/Repair

    (edit--Galvanized SINK waste pipe...) I am a former flooring contractor/carpenter, so I know my way around a home. Two days ago, I was away for 2 days, and the galvanized waste pipe under the kitchen sink started to leak. My wife called multiple plumbers, and finally got a guy to come out from a...
  17. rsimoneaux

    Old tub drain leaking

    We discovered a leak at a joint where the tub drains. House was built in 60s and the drain lines under the slab are cast iron. Not sure what going on where the leak is.. Looks like maybe copper to cast iron. The pipe with the weird flat flange must be part of a trap - holding water. Any...
  18. GLT

    Water Softener Pipe Threads: Tapered or Straight?

    I installed a new softener and used 1 inch PEX to run new water lines. All went great, except for two very slow leaks between water softener connecter and the brass female pipe (NPT) to PEX fitting. Leaks about 1 drop every 5 minutes, tightening the fittings has not really changed the rate. The...
  19. DIYOwner

    Kohler tank to bowl leaking

    Got a new Kohler installed and the tank to bowl leaks outside everytime I flush. Called Kohler - they sent a new gasket , but it still leaks. On examination I noticed that the hole where the tank seats seems to be oval ( I think it should be round) Question 1) is it really a defective hole...
  20. Paul DT

    Sprinkler anti siphon lid leaks heavily when turned ON- Zone does not work

    Sprinkler anti siphon lid on my Champion brass irrigation valve leaks (heavily) when this irrigation Zone is turned ON & none of my sprinklers pop out and they don't work in this zone.... It was working perfectly until this. The only thing I have recently done (not sure if relevant): Could the...
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