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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-11-2008, 08:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,360
Posted By LazyPup
Before you remove any tile check the dishwasher...

Before you remove any tile check the dishwasher closely. Most dishwasher frames are undersized and they have screw down legs on all four corners to allow clearance to set them in then raise them to...
Forum: The Mud Box 04-15-2008, 12:21 AM
Replies: 507
Views: 40,600
Posted By LazyPup
I was watching Dr.Oz on the Oprah show about a...

I was watching Dr.Oz on the Oprah show about a month ago and he said 15min of vigorous sex is equal to jogging a mile...now if I could only find a woman that wants to try this new style jogging...
Forum: The Mud Box 04-11-2008, 12:07 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 9,815
Posted By LazyPup
I think all politicians should be busted for...

I think all politicians should be busted for prostitution. Think about it,,they take our money and we end up getting screwed..Is that not prostitution?
Forum: The Mud Box 01-08-2008, 11:03 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,578
Posted By LazyPup
Here is an edited photo showing the major issues....

Here is an edited photo showing the major issues.

A=Tee's prohibited on a horizontal line (Wye & 1/8bend or combo required)
B=Trap too deep...Code minimum 4" maximum 6" (The trap in the center is...
Forum: The Mud Box 01-08-2008, 08:55 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,578
Posted By LazyPup
Allow me to give you guys a bit of a heads up on...

Allow me to give you guys a bit of a heads up on this one,,,there is not a single pipe in the picture that would pass code.

In regard to the question about how an inspector can condemn a property....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-14-2007, 11:34 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,548
Posted By LazyPup
Code minimum for a shower door is 22" and if a...

Code minimum for a shower door is 22" and if a swinging door is attached it must be an outswing door.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-03-2007, 11:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,211
Posted By LazyPup
Since you guys teach me so much maybe I can...

Since you guys teach me so much maybe I can return the favor here: :topicoff:idea:

PIPE 101

Per ASTM standards ALL pipe and fittings must bear a label indicating the size and composition of the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-30-2007, 03:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 19,502
Posted By LazyPup
Here is an illustration that may help

Here is an illustration that may help
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-30-2007, 07:18 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 39,381
Posted By LazyPup
I am not a framer so I will leave that portion of...

I am not a framer so I will leave that portion of the job to the experts but as a Plumber I have a question. Will the drain be running from the toilet in the direction of the tub or vice versa? If...
Forum: The Mud Box 09-30-2007, 06:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,391
Posted By LazyPup
Help get me out of Hot Water here

Help me out here guys,, i got in real hot water with my significant othere...LOL

She was carrying on about Hillary for Prez and i said not no but hell no!

When she asked why I said, "Hillary...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-29-2007, 11:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,214
Posted By LazyPup
Here is how i do it,,Just make multiple cuts till...

Here is how i do it,,Just make multiple cuts till you get down to what you need then grind the points of to make it flat, you can usually get into some rather tight spaces with this method.

In a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-29-2007, 10:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,214
Posted By LazyPup
CX The answer is right there on your...

CX

The answer is right there on your post...LOL

I grab my trusty Makita side grinder with a steel cutoff wheel. Make two or three cuts in from the side gaining as much as i can on what i need...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-29-2007, 09:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,214
Posted By LazyPup
A Fernco is a rubber coupling that looks like a...

A Fernco is a rubber coupling that looks like a 4" length of rubber hose with two radiator clamps around it. You slip it over the joint between the pipes and tighten the clamps and voila', your off...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-29-2007, 07:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,214
Posted By LazyPup
It appears to be his lucky day. All Pipe is...

It appears to be his lucky day.

All Pipe is sized by its ID(inside diameter) and the tape measure is showing OD however I just checked the ASTM stanadards. 2" pipe has an ID of 2.067" and an ID of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-29-2007, 04:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,214
Posted By LazyPup
Mike2..My Bad...i forgot the trap...fortunately...

Mike2..My Bad...i forgot the trap...fortunately you caught it..i have now changed the illustration.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-29-2007, 03:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,214
Posted By LazyPup
I am a Plumber so perhaps I can shed some light...

I am a Plumber so perhaps I can shed some light on what you have here.

From the photo it appears that the brass trim escutcheon is attached to the upper end of a Galvanized iron pipe nipple and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-14-2006, 10:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,178
Posted By LazyPup
Typically the last 1/4" to 3/8" of the exterior...

Typically the last 1/4" to 3/8" of the exterior end of a faucett stem will have lengthwise splines (grooves) cut around the outside diameter of the stem shaft.

In the center of the stem shaft...
Forum: The Mud Box 09-11-2006, 04:04 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,734
Posted By LazyPup
Looks like my ex wife,,,,,to be sure check her...

Looks like my ex wife,,,,,to be sure check her jeans,,,if the designer label on the jeans says "WIDE LOAD" that's my ex.
Forum: The Mud Box 09-10-2006, 03:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,185
Posted By LazyPup
The Perils of DIY

I just ran across the attached photo of a DIY project gone wrong and thought i might share it.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-08-2006, 05:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 9,395
Posted By LazyPup
First of all let me say that I am a Plumber, not...

First of all let me say that I am a Plumber, not a tile installer so I will confine my comments to the physical aspects of the plumbing and let one of the tile eperts give you a final answer on the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-08-2006, 01:10 AM
Replies: 1,667
Views: 182,655
Posted By LazyPup
Someone gave me a commercially manufactured wire...

Someone gave me a commercially manufactured wire saw for cutting PVC but I find i have two problems with it, 1. I can never find it when I need it and 2. quite often when working in a tight spot such...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-02-2006, 02:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,703
Posted By LazyPup
Before you cut a bunch of holes try this...

Before you cut a bunch of holes try this trick...Get a ladies makeup mirror and a flashlight. Reach in the small hole you have now then shine the light right into the mirror and reflect it where you...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-31-2006, 07:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,347
Posted By LazyPup
The plumbing codes prohibit downsizing a drain...

The plumbing codes prohibit downsizing a drain line in the direction of flow. If you have an 1-1/2" drain line you cannot just cut the drain fitting off. You will need to replace the whole line to 2".
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-29-2006, 01:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,944
Posted By LazyPup
Most homes supplied by municipal water systems do...

Most homes supplied by municipal water systems do not have PRV's (pressure reducing valves) but the code specifies that in instances where the static head pressure exceeds or is likely to exceed...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-29-2006, 03:59 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,944
Posted By LazyPup
:scratch: :scratch: Contrary to the popular...

:scratch: :scratch:
Contrary to the popular opinion pressure is not the problem here. Let us examine some fundamantal facts about pressure:

It was mentioned previously that you could attach a...
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