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Second opinion] My toilet won't flush even water unless we

Second opinion] My toilet won't flush even water unless we use a plunger and even then it doesn't flush completely- we have to plunge several times in a row until it is all gone. I used a 3 foot auger today and nothing came out with it and the toilet still won't flush. It is my upstairs toilet- the toilet on the first level works fine. I looked in the reservoir in the back of the toilet and it seems to fill and empty as it should. The siphon jet appears clear as do the holes under the lip of the toilet- some calcium/lime deposits but not anything major. This has been going on a month or more now.

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My toilet won't flush even water unless we use a plunger and

My toilet won't flush even water unless we use a plunger and even then it doesn't flush completely- we have to plunge several times in a row until it is all gone. I used a 3 foot auger today and nothing came out with it and the toilet still won't flush. It is my upstairs toilet- the toilet on the first level works fine. I looked in the reservoir in the back of the toilet and it seems to fill and empty as it should.

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The water from our new faucet is cloudy, brownish. A

The water from our new faucet is cloudy, brownish.A contractor installed new vanities, sinks, and faucets in both our bathrooms. The sink water is clear in one bathroom but not the other. It has cloudy, brownish water.Both hot and cold are cloudy.City water and sewer.No water treatment system.The stopper that holds water in the sink doesn't seal and hold water.I can't find an aerator. It has a wide spount with a long slit where the water comes out.Do you think waste from the toilet is backing up in the faucet?

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New bathtub install!! Ok. we are building a small house.

New bathtub install!! Ok. we are building a small house. This is out in the country and no permits are required so I am not hiring a plumber. I need to rough in the slab plumbing for a bathtub. I know I need to put a box around the drain area so no concrete will be poured where the drain goes. I figured a 12x15 would suffice. But where do I stub up the drain? How far from wall/s? Also how do you connect the drain when you install the tub if the tub sets on top of the hole. I have search all over google and youtube but can only find second floor install videos and those are easy because you can get to the underside from the first floor. Also should the tub drain in the slab be 1 1/2 or 2"?

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I have this intermittent high pitched whistle sound which

I have this intermittent high pitched whistle sound which seems to be loudest around the hoses of the washer in the laundry room. I have no idea really where this is coming from, but it is very annoying. The water is not running. I went into the basement and I can hear it about where the washer sits. Any idea what this could be. It is very high pitched. Lasts different amounts of time. Sometimes a few seconds then stops and then other times maybe for a minute. Been going on a lot tonight.

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Can a Kohler Flapper Toilet (3 Year old 404555-CB) flush be

Can a Kohler Flapper Toilet (3 Year old 404555-CB) flush be converted to a canister type flush? Or is there another option for to obtain a more compete flush - instead flushing twice?

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The water in my trailer is not running at all at first I had

Hi and yes the water in my trailer is not running at all at first I had thought our pipes were frozen but after running a heater in our bathroom for a few hours there's been no difference no facet will run bathtub, kitchen and bathroom sink, toilet, washer none are running waterJA: How long has this been going on? And how severe is the problem?Customer: Just today everything worked fine last nightJA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?Customer: YesJA: Anything else we should know to help you best?Customer: Our water lines run through our trailer so they can't still be frozen if they were

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My bathroom faucet stopped working today It is really cold

My bathroom faucet stopped working today It is really cold here and I left it dripping all night and the cabinets openJA: How long has this been going on? And how severe is the problem?Customer: since this morningJA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?Customer: if it is possibleJA: Anything else we should know to help you best?Customer: shower and toilet work fine

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I live in Utah and we have been experiencing cold temps, I

I live in Utah and we have been experiencing cold temps, I have a three story house and have no water in one of my third level bathrooms, yet have it in the rest of the house? There is no water leaking any where that I can see, what would cause this?JA: How long has this been going on? And how severe is the problem?Customer: since this afternoon, and no water into the toilet, faucet, or tub in our master bathroomJA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?Customer: depends on how serious of problem it isJA: Anything else we should know to help you best?Customer: the bathroom is over the garage that gets cold

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