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If you installed a copper pipe next to the shower head, and realized you ran out of fasteners, knowing this will create a problem ten years down the road, what do you do?
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If you installed a copper pipe next to the shower head, and realized you ran out of fasteners, knowing this will create a problem ten years down the road, what do you do?
1.
Use foam insulation rap to stop any vibrations or any non metallic material.
2.
Retrieve more fasteners.
3.
Purchase more fastners and do it right no matter how long it will last.
4.
Purchase more fastners and do it right.
5.
I given them a guarantee.
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Try make it as leak proof as possible and inform my boss and let him make the decision due to its him signing of the work because im nota cert plumber yet.
7.
Stop and get the proper fasteners.
8.
I have to check for resources to find a fastener.
9.
Install a dielectric converter.
10.
I would tell the customer that it would be a problem in ten years, and take a quick trip to get new fasteners.
11.
Get some rocks to fix the pipe back the wall or use a piece of copper to fix it into place while you mud the pipes.
12.
Alternate option to overcome this problem.
13.
Most of the time I was doing not by copper pipe I did by Galvanized pipe but if this things will happen I will replace by another pipe.
14.
Leave it till next time so you can get paid again the fix it again.
15.
I would go buy some fasteners or use strappping.
16.
You stop what your doing. Go to the supply house by more fasteners.Come back and secure the pipe correctly.
17.
Go to the store and buy the part.
18.
Wait till I get the fasteners to do I proper job.
19.
I ill change it immediately.
20.
Locate more fasteners before moving on. It is easy to forget to do so if you move forward with the intention of returning to this issue at a later time.
21.
Fix it and do it the right way.
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It will not make problem.
23.
Remove and replace the pipe.
24.
Get more fasteners and do the job properly.