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Plumbing & Heating (warm air, hot water & steam heat)

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40 years in the business, 35 years as a lic. master plumber in NY State. Retired


Graduated Magna cum laude at the School of Hard Knocks

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Commercial, residential and light industrial. You name it ...I have probably worked on it

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2016-10-18 Stainless-Steel Sink Surface Damage?:

Hi Alex, Sorry to hear about your accident. I had answered this question a few days ago but for some reason it didn't post. So I'll do it now.  I haven't had much experience cleaning stainless but I have

2016-10-15 Leaky Tub Faucet:

Rebecca,  Thank you for the pic. Now I have a better idea of what you are dealing with. The golden colored nut with the flats for removing is called a bonnet nut. You willed a small crescent wrench or

2016-10-14 Leaky Tub Faucet:

Hi Rebecca,  The problem is the faucet washers and perhaps the washer seats  are worn out. The washers are and easy fix. The seats are another  thing. First, the washers. Turn off the water supply to the

2016-10-08 Frost Free Faucet Stem:

Ted, you probably have a washer or oring    t the end of that is distorted or swelled. Try twisting left or right as it might also need to be threaded out. If that doesn't do it pull while twisting   Often

2016-09-24 Installing a toilet upstairs:

Linda,   If the line for the second floor toile goes from the toilet down to the basement, a vent must be installed before the pipe elbows down from the second floor and it must terminate into an existing


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