Archive for the 'Utility Sink' Category

can i install a breaker panel in my utility room 4 feet away from a utility sink?

Wednesday, February 15th, 2012

the breaker box will be located within 4 feet of the utility sink

What can we do with an all cement bathroom?

Thursday, January 19th, 2012

We have a large unfinished completely cement basement. It is dry for the most part with the help of a good bleach cleaning and dehumidifier. We are at a loss with the main used bathroom by us and guests as it’s the only shower. There is no window, vents, and there are pipes on the […]

How much would it cost to swap out galvanized steel water pipes for PVC?

Tuesday, January 17th, 2012

Looking at my exposed ceiling in the basement, I see two copper pipes coming out of the water heater, one marked in blue (assuming cold) and one in red (hot). These each split between supplying the upstairs and downstairs. After the split, there are galvanized steel pipes. I get great water pressure downstairs in the […]

Draining a utility sink in the basement with a little water pump?

Monday, January 16th, 2012

I have this old utility sink in the basement and due to the laws of gravity it will no drain unless I put some pump unit attached to it. I found this small water pump that is garden hose size (I think it’s meant to drain a hot water heater when you replace it). Would […]

Wall storage for narrow-handled dusters and brooms?

Tuesday, December 27th, 2011

I have several really thin-handled dusters, brooms, and mops that are too narrow to be held by most clever little wall storage-hook gizmos. Anyone know of any that can accommodate skinny Swiffer-type handles? Please don’t suggest a big wall grid that’s meant for heavy tools and such; we’re talking about a relatively small space near […]

Low water pressure on utility sink. How to fix?

Monday, December 5th, 2011

I installed a utility sink where the water lines are hooked up to the washing machine’s water lines, through a y-splitter on the hot line and a y-splitter on the cold line. The utility sink has a faucet that has a removable nozzle with a hose extension. The water that comes out of the faucet […]

Does water stay in the strainer of a sink with a direct line utility sink pump?

Tuesday, November 29th, 2011

i installed a new in line utility sink pump, but used a better check valve that was with the kit, because it failed, but now some water stays in the sink strainer. is this normal? i used a brass spring loaded check valve, 1 1/4"


Friday, November 25th, 2011

Does anyone know of any Gov Grants/financial assistance programs to help UNEMPLOYED families in California? Both my parents and myself are currently unemployed…I have been receiving unemployment for 1 year, my dad has been receiving Unemployment approx 8 months now and my mom just ran out of unemployment benefits (exhausted) her claim after 2years! we […]

Infection Control Review.?

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011

1. _______ is the process of removing some disease-producing microorganisms and rendering the object somewhat safe for handling. A. Asepsis. C. Sterilization. B. Cleaning. D. Decontamination. 2. The autoclave sterilizer operates at _______ degrees F and _______ pounds per square inch of pressure for a time period of _______ minutes to achieve sterilization. A. 273, […]

i would like to hire a handyman to do some roofing and plumbing work…curious about cost?

Monday, November 21st, 2011

my daughter’s bedroom leaks whenever it rains so i set up with an appointment with a handyman whose website indicates that roofing work is one of their services…also my utility sink in my basement spurts out like a water fountain whenvever i turn it on…i reside in maryland and am curious a ball park figure […]