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Going Green – The Waterless Toilet

May 29th, 2009 · No Comments

Most people don’t realize it, but it is not washing dishes or taking a shower that uses the most water during the day. It is actually the act of flushing a toilet. Older, less efficient toilets operate by passing over three gallons of water through the plumbing system with each flush. As water resources become […]

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Charlotte Home Inspector Finds Loose Toilet

May 7th, 2009 · No Comments

Charlotte Home Inspector Patrick Waddell found this loose toilet during his home inspection in Charlotte. Tile had been installed causing the toilet to leak. The floor flange is usually mounted on the floor during the original plumbing installation. However, if any additional subflooring (such as a smooth underlayment for vinyl flooring, or additional plywood to […]

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Tags: Plumbing Issues