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Last Activity:06-15-2011 5:12 PM
Posted in thread: Pulsating Pipe Nightmare - Bad PRV? on 06-13-2011 at 03:37 PM
I agree with hyper48fan. You need an expansion tank. It may or may not resolve the humming
noise but until we get the pressure under control and in a normal range, this is hard to
Posted in thread: Low Pressure - Hot Water in Kitchen Faucet Only on 06-05-2011 at 06:12 PM
Good call Caduceus.
Posted in thread: Fernco Fittings on 06-05-2011 at 05:55 PM
Posted in thread: Low water pressure on 06-05-2011 at 05:52 PM
You sorta answered your own question. What you need is a booster system. Amtrol makes a decent
one here...Amtrol- Pressure Booster Systems
Posted in thread: Need help with kitchen sink disaster. on 06-05-2011 at 05:33 AM
That's why people hire plumbers. If you're too afraid to do it yourself, hire a plumber. This
is an easy fix and shouldn't cost too much if you shop around.
Posted in thread: hot water for pool cabana? on 06-04-2011 at 06:52 AM
There is already gas there for the pool heater. I was trying to stay away from a gas tankless
unit because of the up-front purchase cost and installation cost. I could do the electric ones
Posted in thread: Low pressure in one outside faucet on 06-04-2011 at 06:49 AM
Your water bill should reflect a leak. Do you have galvanized pipe?Actually, if there is a leak
in the shaft of the frost free hose bibb, it would only leak when the faucet is turned on. It
Posted in thread: Shower Ground Strap on 06-03-2011 at 09:45 PM
Take off the dielectric union and replace it with a brass nipple (6" is recommended). This will
keep your ground and prevent corrosion at the same time.
Posted in thread: hot water for pool cabana? on 06-03-2011 at 09:42 PM
If you already have natural gas to the structure, then you'd be better off with a tankless
unit. Every other option means you'll either have to leave it on all the time or you'll have to
wait 30 minut...
Posted in thread: What's up with this floor drain? on 06-03-2011 at 09:36 PM
Some floor drains get blocked off if the drain is located below the manhole sewer covers
outside in the street. Or, if you're the last and lowest house on your side of the street.
Nothing like having ...