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  1. HVAC
    Dear experts, Recently we purchased a new old house. Soon I noticed that one of the shower exhaust fans is not venting. The opening under the hood stays closed, even though the fan rotates. The hood itself is broken (I can see it from the ground). I wish I could get there and check if the...
  2. Project Showcase
    My house was built in '83. I bought it in November '12. During the inspection, we noticed that the toilet screamed when you flushed it. Not a big deal to me, I figured it was something simple in the tank. It literally screamed like a pig in pain as the water filled the tank. It was loud enough...
  3. Plumbing
    I have an old (1930 era) toilet. There are no markings ANYwhere on the toilet (at the seat hinge, behind the bowl, inside the tank -- I've checked) to indicate the manufacturer or model. See 3 pics below. I need to replace the leaking flapper, but the one that's on there is different than the...
  4. Plumbing
    My toilet fills ok, but when you press the handle, the flapper raises, but the water won't go down. It dribbles very slowly, but does not "flush" HELP!!!
  5. Plumbing
    Recently, my Kohler Wellworth toilet, which is about 10 years old, began refilling briefly every few hours. I replaced the original flapper with a Fluidmaster 501 and the same thing happened the next day. A second new flapper was installed and, again, the toilet refills periodically. The...
  6. Plumbing
    My old toilet flapper more or less disintegrated. My husband came home with a new one, adjusted the chain and all was well for 1 hour. When you flush, the toilet runs and runs. Upon watching, the flapper doesn't just flip up for a while then closes, it flips right backwards, maybe a good 120...
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