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anyone on here a plumber ???

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my toilet has had a drippy-leak that turned into a full spray this morning

 

not the toilet itself but where it connects to the wall

 

 

 

 

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its coming from this line right here, not the fitting but the line itself.

i already turned the knob for the water off, so the leak is done for now.

 

 

can i replace this line easily?

 

 

its sunday and getting a plumber here would be a costly pain in the ass i would prefer to do it myself if possible.

 

 

 

 

thanks in advance

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Try to fix it yourself and if you cant call around to get bids. Then post on craigslist labor gigs for half of the lowest bid. I am sure someone would come out to do it.

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its just a hose, you should be able to fix it easily

 

 

i dont see how the hose disconnects so it may be more complicated, if anything buy some JB Weld or a silicon sealer and coat the fuck outta it where it leaks, ya no toilet for 24 but it will solve the problem

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As long as you can turn off the water going to it you're fine.

After you shut it off take whatever part over to home depot, find a replacement.

You might need to torch it though, can't tell, if so don't forget the flux.

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It depends on what's leaking.

 

If it's just the hose then it's pretty straight forward, turn off water, remove hose replace with new one.

 

If it's leaking from the pipe that's protruding from the wall then it gets a bit harder but it should fix the problem for a good while.

 

Your gonna need a new shut-off valve and a blowtorch. You don't really need a fire protecting cloth, just don't burn your house down.

 

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Unscrew the faucet supply line from the shutoff valve with a small adjustable wrench. ( Make sure you turned off all the water going to the pipe. )

 

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Clamp a pair of locking pliers to the old soldered valve and heat the valve with a propane torch. When the solder melts, twist the valve back and forth while pulling it off. Wipe the end of the pipe with a cloth immediately after removing the valve to get rid of old solder. (Wear a glove so you don’t burn your hand.)

 

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Slide the compression nut, then the ferrule, onto the copper water pipe. Lubricate the compression threads with a small amount of pipe dope. Tighten until firm with a pair of adjustable wrenches and then turn the wrench an additional 180 degrees. Reconnect the faucet supply line after the shutoff valve is in place.

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I'm not a plumber, but I do have the flu. That qualifies me to tell you that

red heads make horrible lovers.

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I think i can help you out.

 

I'm always getting these gigs as a plumber...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CAUSE I LAY DOWN THE PIPE!

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i work in bathrooms with plumbers fairly often, but i can't say that's a fitting that i've seen before. it sounds to me like it needs replaced, probably just past it's time.

shut the water off once you've got the replacement fitting and get the wrench and grips out.

 

and fill your kettle incase it gets worse and you need to shut the water off completely.

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get a new hose...if you cant figure out how to turn the water off and replace it you should probably just give up on life

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dude its just a hose.

 

you dont even have to pay for a new one.

 

GO TO A GAS STATION USE THERE CAN TURN THE WATER OFF AT THE BASE AND STEAL THERES.

 

done.

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sounds to me like you got yourself an extremely serious problem. the mineral build up inside the hose will start to mutate into a living organism, and the leak pulls shit from the bowl into the hose, creating a crazy hell-pit of sorts for bacteria to grow... I say evacuate, get out of your house NOW. you are about to have a shit monster crawl out of that bowl. don't be surprised to see people without genitals approaching you.

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I'm not a plumber, but I do have the flu. That qualifies me to tell you that

red heads make horrible lovers.

 

SACRILEGE! But you're right, things seldom work out well in the end.

 

Boats, leave the supply turned off for now. You can flush the toilet by pouring a couple gallons of water directly into the bowl....keep a bucket in the tub/shower.

 

Do you have a landlord? If so, it's his responsibility and it's best not to fuck around with plumbing if you're renting.

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