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  1. General DIY Discussions
    Hello, everyone. I have a galvanized steel water pipe in my back yard. The spigot was worn out, but so frozen onto the pipe that I had to cut through the pipe to take the spigot off. My question is, how do I put an external thread on the existing pipe, so I can screw on a new spigot?
  2. Kitchen & Bath Remodeling
    This is the last of the remodeling, majority I have done myself, yes I am a 54 yr old women who was taught by her dad the how to's of home ownership. So install a prefab corner shower, the wall had corner shelf's built in, so we have to move the shower knob & head over by 4 inches. currently...
  3. Plumbing
    I recently finished my entire house re-plumbing project with pex and a 36-port Viega manabloc manifold. It installed fast and was relatively easy. Now, I have a friend's house that is still on a main line galvanized pipe (rapidly failing) that then converts to copper and pex. She is getting...
  4. Plumbing
    I have a 1940's house that is plumbed with a mixture of galvanized and copper supply pipes. I haven't experienced any leaks from the galvanized pipe, nor do they seem to be filling up (water pressure is great). About one-third to one-half of the system is copper right now. There are areas...
  5. Plumbing
    My home was built in 1967 and all the plumbing is galvanized steel. All the plumbing in the walls and ceilings have been replaced with PVC. We have been waiting for the plumbing in the slab to go before replacing it and now it has. Our plumber recommended we dig up the pipe ourselves to save...
  6. Plumbing
    I have a 2" galv driven well pipe with a steel cap stuck on it! The 2" galv has threads, but I think they are stripped. The steel cap just keeps spinning on top of the pipe. I know that I could cut off the galvanized pipe, but I don't have any way of redoing the threads once I cut it off if...
  7. HVAC
    I have a furnanse that was improperly installed and the installer is now out of business, so I cannot get them to fix the problem. The venting should be 3", and the original installer only put in 2". A 3" vent is not possible in the current configuration of the house. However, there is an unused...
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