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  1. Plumbing
    I want to replace the shower valve for the cold water side of my shower; it leaks and the knob turns all the way around. It doesn't shut the water off and I think it needs a new washer or valve. After watching several YouTube videos, I thought I'd be able to complete the job over the...
  2. Plumbing
    When a rotary sprinkler would not shut off at the timer the gardener told me what to do by telephone. I must have damaged the part identified by an arrow in the photo by not loosening the nut first. The plumber did shut it down for me. The gardener may have worked on it since but I don't know...
  3. Landscaping & Lawn Care
    I am going to purchase some 18 gauge wire for my sprinkler system. I will have 10 zones with 3 different valve boxes. Do I need to selecting a multi-strand wire for the total valves ( 10+ 1 common wire) or can I select a strand number for the number of valves that will be at one location...
  4. Plumbing
    I need to install inline shutoff valves in 1/2" copper waterline. I have two of them. I have never sweated pipe successfully. I am having trouble locating straight compression valves with both ends for 1/2"ID (5/8"OD). My local plumbing supply says they don't carry any compression valves. I was...
  5. Plumbing
    I have an angle valve to put on 1/2" copper pipe to supply the bathroom sink with water. I'm not sure how this valve attaches or even what it called? It's a valve with a plastic tube that has a rubber gasket on it then a sleeve slides over the assembly and tightens to the valve. Please help this...
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