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  1. clog question

    Plumbing
    I have a 3rd floor unit in an apartment building. My kitchen sink drain was running slow. The plumber ran a 13/32” cable 40 feet through my kitchen line to clear blockage. Two weeks later the two apartments below mine (both vacant at the time) were discovered with damages: the 2nd floor unit...
  2. Toilet and sink both drain slowly

    Plumbing
    One of my home bathrooms is kinda like the attached pic. Both drain very slowly, sometimes, the toilet totally clogs up and has to be plungered. Since both drain slowly, the toilet siphon is probably fine, the problem is further down the pipe, correct? Should I use a drain snake? Thanks.
  3. exterior sewer cleanout clogged - basement flooding!

    Plumbing
    Hello everyone, I woke up today to a flooded basement. :eek: About a year ago, my kid tossed a garden tool down the exterior cleanout pipe in my front yard (it had no cap on it at the time). I sure wish I'd fished it out then. I called a plumber today and he told me that the trowel that was...
  4. One gurgling toilet, one overflowing toilet and garden tub and a whole lotta mess!

    Plumbing
    DISCLAIMER: I've done a TON of remodeling work in our 25 year old home and I've really done tons of homework on being a responsible home-owner and DIYer (thank the Lord for YouTube and DIY books!), but this issue has me stumped. Before having my hubby dig up our yard (he's a Federal employee and...
  5. Main Drain Replacement

    Plumbing
    Hello, I am new here and I have a question maybe you can help me out. We recently bought a house and have had some backing up issues in the basement from the Main sewer drain to the street. We had a plumber come in and root the drain (took 4 hours said it was the hardest job he has ever...
  6. Clog at Toilet Drain Hole

    Plumbing
    I have a toilet in my hall way that over time will clog up at the drain hole. By this I mean it will work for several days and then suddenly I go to flush and water come out around the base of the toilet. When I remove the bolt and pull the toilet away the drain pipe is clogged. Unlike a...
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