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This can answer only by checking the system. Call another plumber.

American... | Answered on Jun 02, 2015


the PVC pipes used to plumb bathtubs can be either rigid PVC pipe or flex PVC pipe. You may use either kind and is usually available at your local Home Center.

American... | Answered on Apr 10, 2015


Is the tank cracked or is it leaking from the bolts that go through the bottom? If the bolts are leaking shut the water off, Should have a shut off valve behind the toilet, If not possible around your house. Mine is out by the road where the water meter guy can check it. But shut the water off and put 2 new bolts and gaskets through the toilet. Very cheap fix. under $4.00 USD

American... | Answered on Mar 10, 2015


Your vent stack may be clogged. The pipe that goes up to the roof. Let's air into sewer pipes when you flush. A birds nest or something can do it.

American... | Answered on Mar 10, 2015


Depending on how many pipes you have connected in the run from the toilet to the concrete pipe, I would replace all of it with plastic pipe and a new soil pipe if I could find one, if not put the plastic in the soil pipe and pour a concrete patch to fix the hole. Without seeing what you have there, it is hard to say for sure. But cast iron is not used much these days and a job to fix, cut, seal, repair, most are replaced. Hope this helps.

American... | Answered on Mar 06, 2015


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Sounds like your hose down the vents has confirmed open drain lines.

American... | Answered on Jan 05, 2015


You can use standard pvc pipe and fittings with a heavy body pvc glue

American... | Answered on Dec 18, 2014


Check to make sure the chain fromanagement the trip lever to the flapper does not have too much slack in it if there is shorten the chain so when the lever is down there is just a little slack in the chain. Hope this helps
Bob

American... | Answered on Dec 01, 2014


The problem may be the flapper that seals between the tank and bowl is leaking or the overflow pipe may have a crack in it. I wouled replace the flapper first and check the overflow pipe for cracks.
Hope this helps.
Bob

American... | Answered on Dec 01, 2014


Should only take about 6-8 min to fill and about 4 min to drain.

American... | Answered on Nov 16, 2014

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