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Is the top of the toilet flange even (or close to even) with the finished floor? If it is too low – then use two wax rings. One regular wax ring on the bottom and one (or more) with the plastic horn insert on top. I have seen leaks like you describe if the …

Continue reading I moved my toilet’s location during a remodel (or a new floor install) and now it leaks at the base?

Tankless Water Heaters Recalled Due to Fire Hazard

WASHINGTON, Nov. 13, 2014

Name of product: Tankless gas water heaters

Hazard: The water heaters can overheat, posing a fire hazard.

Remedy: Repair

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled water heaters and contact Challenger Supply Holdings to arrange for a free repair.

Consumer Contact: Challenger Supply Holdings at (800) 729-6118 between 7 a.m. and …

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When the lowest plumbing fixture in the house overflows when another fixture (like a clothes washing machine) is draining; most commonly the septic tank needs to be pumped, there is a break in the sewer pipe outside the house or the main drain is plugged somewhere. However, the washing machine line could be connected to …

Continue reading When I run the clothes washer my toilet and/or shower bubbles or overflows?