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    Your drain is plugged and it needs to be snaked...

    Your drain is plugged and it needs to be snaked out properly to restore drainage.

    The vent is not the problem I guarantee it....
    Venting issues seldom cause problems draining...
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    I have found that on many flush valves the...

    I have found that on many flush valves the Fluidmaster Flapper binds and will stick open. I avoid using them for that reason.

    My preference is the Korky Flappers. On the older models that use a...
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    Well if the water is only lukewarm after 10 hours...

    Well if the water is only lukewarm after 10 hours and you have the right voltage supplied that would leave the problem as either or both the thermostats and the elements....

    But at 20 years...
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    Well my first thought would be to replace the...

    Well my first thought would be to replace the toilet as well...

    You can order the Vent-Away parts at the link below, but I'm sure that when you look at all the parts needed and the price your...
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    If you have Galvanized Pipes supplying the...

    If you have Galvanized Pipes supplying the tub/shower valve there is a good possibility that rust scale buildup in the pipes has occluded the water path and is restricting the flow or, a piece of...
  6. If you have natural gas supplied to the building...

    If you have natural gas supplied to the building you can have a gas stove hooked up. If there is not already a gas line in place you can have one installed...

    If natural gas is not supplied to the...
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    If your shower pan is already cracked and is...

    If your shower pan is already cracked and is spongy from not being bedded properly I would recommend biting the bullet and having a new shower put in.

    Foam will not offer proper support and...
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    The precharge pressure on the tank will be 2 psi...

    The precharge pressure on the tank will be 2 psi less than the pressure where the pump turns on...

    Not 40-50....

    There is a rather specific procedure for checking the bladder and setting the...
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    First this is not water hammer. Water hammer is a...

    First this is not water hammer. Water hammer is a banging when the flow is quickly stopped caused by momentum.

    I'm no pump expert but if you have a bladder style pressure tank start by checking...
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    Well I'd pause for a minute before cutting...

    Well I'd pause for a minute before cutting anything....

    Waste & Overflows can be a little tough and if they are leaded into Cast Iron like I'm guessing they might be when you said they connect to...
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    A cool day with low humidity will make it stop as...

    A cool day with low humidity will make it stop as well...
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    The water constantly running for 12 hours is...

    The water constantly running for 12 hours is exactly what caused the problem.

    Most of the time the water in the pipes warms up above the dew point fairly quickly and the condensation stops before...
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    It looks like you broke the screw off in the stem...

    It looks like you broke the screw off in the stem when you removed the handle.

    Try penetrating oil for the cover threads not WD-40
    I like PB Blaster myself...
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    You may need a handle puller. Careful rocking...

    You may need a handle puller.

    Careful rocking the handle to try to loosen it if you try too hard the stem can be damaged.

    Once you get the handle off you will need more information on what you...
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    Did the toilet overflow onto the floor?

    Did the toilet overflow onto the floor?
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    I sooo glad I'm a plumber and not an appliance...

    I sooo glad I'm a plumber and not an appliance repairman...

    Here is the parts diagram for your machine, washers really are horrible to work on...

    And the parts you probably need...
    5-Level...
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    It's a scam! Thanks for not having a direct link...

    It's a scam! Thanks for not having a direct link to it as on every forum that does it brings in the hords of devoted believers once someone clicks the referral link.

    Plenty of reading info on the...
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    All Price Pfister fuacets produced since 1997...

    All Price Pfister fuacets produced since 1997 have a Lifetime Warranty.

    I would visit Price Pfister - Warranty Information | Pfister Faucet Warranty

    To read how to get your free replacement...
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    Sticky: Sorry I'm touching a nerve there HayZee... You...

    Sorry I'm touching a nerve there HayZee...
    You evidently have a lot of time on your hands and don't mind making 5,700+ posts on a forum 1/4 the size of a forum where signature links for regular...
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    by Redwood
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    Sticky: I would say that the outright ban on signature...

    I would say that the outright ban on signature links is a factor which could inhibit many knowledgeable in the trades from bothering to post answers here.
    I'd call it a one hand washes the other...
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    I'm reading this as you saying you get a loud...

    I'm reading this as you saying you get a loud hammering noise while running hot water only at the lav sink with the noise disappearing when you either shut off the faucet or, if you also turn on the...
  22. Option 1 is the best one but everybody tries the...

    Option 1 is the best one but everybody tries the others.

    The biggest problem you may end up facing is yet to come with the drain flexing up and down with you in it many start leaking after a...
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    Yep! Sounds like it...

    Yep! Sounds like it...
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    I'd call the plumber back... New Fixed...

    I'd call the plumber back...

    New Fixed Plumbing Shouldn't Fall Apart!
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    Take a look at these linked articles... The...

    Take a look at these linked articles...

    The T&P Valve on my Water Heater is Leaking

    Thermal Expansion Tanks For Water Heaters

    To me it sounds like a "Thermal Expansion" issue but further...
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