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Rust Stains in Toilet - Remove with Ease Do you remember that day in high school chemistry class when you grumbled under your breath saying something like, “This is NUTS. When will I ever use this information in my lifetime?” Well, get out a fork and plate and start eating your giant piece of humble […]

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Sewage Ejection Pump - It's a Septic Tank Inside Your Home A sewage ejection pump is normally found in a sealed sump pit inside your home. Solid and liquid human body waste flow into the sump. They're disgusting. The sewage must be pumped up to some pipe where it then flows by gravity to an […]

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Septic Tank Installation - It Can Be DIY with Coaching Septic tank installation is not too hard to do. It starts with a septic design which must be done by a professional. What Size Tank Should I Have? The size of a septic tank is usually determined by the number of bathrooms in a home. […]

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How Loop Vents Work - Forget About AAVs Have you heard the old saying, “You don’t know what you don’t know.” I think it’s an overarching axiom with just about everything there is to know about building homes. Stop and think for a moment about all you don’t know about all of the things hidden […]

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Sewer Gas Detector - Read the Short Sewer Gas EBook First Do you have the same problem I have with the passage of time? It’s hard to believe, but I’ve been a master plumber since 1981. I’ve always loved doing plumbing work because it’s a true three-dimensional puzzle. You may not realize it but just […]

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Bidet Converter Kit - They are Life-Changing - Get One Did you know some people in the world think using toilet paper is disgusting? This is why they use a bidet or a bidet attachment to their existing toilet. Why do you think Proctor & Gamble pays huge money to creative advertising people to use […]

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Allow Me to Draw Your Residential Riser Diagram I've been a master plumber since 1981 and I love to draw these 3D residential riser diagrams. I can get yours done in a day or less should you be in a rush to get your permit. Call me NOW if you have questions about placing your […]

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What is a Plumbing Isometric Drawing? An isometric plumbing drawing shows plumbing drain, waste, and vent lines, how they interconnect, and it includes the actual pipe sizes. This drawing communicates to the plumbing plan examiner that you know how all the pipes should be installed on a job and that the pipe sizes will be […]

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Cracked Grout on Tile Floor A few days ago, I was singing Happy Birthday for the third time to my granddaughter in the kitchen of her parent’s newer home. It was a festive morning and cake was served before lunch. After taking the first bite of the delicious cake my daughter made, I’m thinking this […]

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Drain Clog Prevention The inspiration for this column came from two different friends of mine who live in Los Angeles (LA), California yet don’t know each other, but do know that I’ve been a master plumber since 1981. One was my best friend Steve who asked me about a mailer he received from a local […]

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