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Old 08-14-2008, 06:05 PM   #1
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Why We Say Call A Plumber.


The details are not in yet, but this is an example of why you need to have pros do the work. A professional licensed plumber is very unlikely to have this happen to something he installs.

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Old 08-14-2008, 06:10 PM   #2
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Is this what you REALLY meant to say????


PHOENIX -- An explosion launched a water heater into the air, rocking a northeast Phoenix neighborhood early Thursday morning.
The water heater landed almost three blocks away in someone's front yard.


After the explosion, fire crews evacuated the neighborhood but later allowed people back into their homes.Neighbors said the explosion woke them up."It was a really loud bang and everything shook," David Farmer, who lives next door, told KTAR-FM. "It felt like a semi-trailer truck hit my house."Patricia Barclay, who lives about two blocks from the explosion, said the blast knocked all the pictures off her walls."It sounded just like a bomb," she said to KTAR-FM. "I came straight out of the house in my pajamas running down the street. I came straight down toward Thunderbird. I thought maybe it was a car accident or something. I looked over by Indian Bend School, and there's a water heater setting on the ground. The next thing I know, I look over and there's a house completely gone."SRP said there were no signs of a gas leak, and firefighters said that the explosion could have been caused by any number of things.The homeowner, who was in the house at the time of the explosion, was not injured.

(SRP is "Salt River Project" Phoenix Arizonas Utility Company)



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The details are not in yet, but this is an example of why you need to have pros do the work. A professional licensed plumber is very unlikely to have this happen to something he installs.
Forgive the lack of a link. I don't have enough posts yet.
kpho dot com slash news slash 17189420 slash detail dot html

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t/p valve not operating....oh i'm sorry you have to call a smart elleck plumber.
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for years i have turned down people that wanted me to do plumbing work and referred them to liscensed plumbers....alot of it i could of done too,but i see that plumbers don't mind crossing over into my trade when they need an extra buck.
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for years i have turned down people that wanted me to do plumbing work and referred them to liscensed plumbers....alot of it i could of done too,but i see that plumbers don't mind crossing over into my trade when they need an extra buck.
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for years i have turned down people that wanted me to do plumbing work and referred them to liscensed plumbers....alot of it i could of done too,but i see that plumbers don't mind crossing over into my trade when they need an extra buck.
You do realize that many, many plumbers are also licensed and have the skills to do HVAC don't you?
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You do realize that many, many plumbers are also licensed and have the skills to do HVAC don't you?
And you realize that many hvac guys have the skills,if not more to do plumbing....
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I've got skills to spare.
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And you realize that many hvac guys have the skills,if not more to do plumbing....
You can't even diagnose a broken toilet.
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never said i could...
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As I sit here on this leaking toilet,the a/c isn't cooling,the gfci is tripped and won't reset,door to bathroom drags, and floor squeaks I think I'll call in a lowly remodeler-so he can call all the appropriate folks to get me some relief. Oh did I mention the water stain in the ceiling?



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After the explosion, fire crews evacuated the neighborhood but later allowed people back into their homes.Neighbors said the explosion woke them up."It was a really loud bang and everything shook," David Farmer, who lives next door, told KTAR-FM. "It felt like a semi-trailer truck hit my house."Patricia Barclay, who lives about two blocks from the explosion, said the blast knocked all the pictures off her walls."It sounded just like a bomb," she said to KTAR-FM. "I came straight out of the house in my pajamas running down the street. I came straight down toward Thunderbird. I thought maybe it was a car accident or something. I looked over by Indian Bend School, and there's a water heater setting on the ground. The next thing I know, I look over and there's a house completely gone."SRP said there were no signs of a gas leak, and firefighters said that the explosion could have been caused by any number of things.The homeowner, who was in the house at the time of the explosion, was not injured.

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I think I might encourage some DIY water heaters in my neighborhood...women scrambling from their homes in the underwear...hhhmmmm
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And you realize that many hvac guys have the skills,if not more to do plumbing....
What's your point?

Besides, we know you don't.
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I think I might encourage some DIY water heaters in my neighborhood...women scrambling from their homes in the underwear...hhhmmmm

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What's your point?

Besides, we know you don't.
i bet you don't know much about heating and air is my point....
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t/p valve not operating....oh i'm sorry you have to call a smart elleck plumber.
A/C not working well I guess we have to call a parts changer.....
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see what i mean....
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see what i mean....
Dont see it... Oh thats right Im just a turd herder... my bad.
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what's a matter there,can dish it out but can't take it?

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