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  • Posted in thread: Algae smell in pipe on 07-18-2014 at 01:06 PM
    Putting the chlorine in the well is the best idea as long as you chase it with fresh water
    after chlorinating. You don't want to leave the chlorine on the pipes etc.If you really want to
    do just one p...

  • Posted in thread: Algae smell in pipe on 07-16-2014 at 01:12 PM
    Bacteria grows in unused faucets plumbing. If you run it for a while, it will get better, but
    if you let it sit again for long periods, the smell will come back.

  • Posted in thread: Pump problems on 07-10-2014 at 04:21 PM
    Chances are you have a buried tank by the well. And it's probably gone bad. This means you
    either have to install another tank somewhere else or dig up the bad one and replace it with
    another undergro...

  • Posted in thread: Effluent pump failure (in septic tank) or something else ? on 07-04-2014 at 02:31 PM
    If your pump has a piggyback float, you can unplug the pump from the back of the floats plug
    and plug the pump in directly. If it runs, its the float that's bad.

  • Posted in thread: Effluent pump failure (in septic tank) or something else ? on 07-02-2014 at 01:29 PM
    Can you hook up 115 volts from the house somewhere and run wires out to where the pumps
    controls are? If so, drag the wire out there and hook up the pump to see if it will run. If it
    does, replace the...

  • Posted in thread: Well Pump No Longer Keeps Up With Sprinklers on 06-29-2014 at 03:04 PM
    When we encounter a building with the well inside, it requires charging you more money for the
    second man. One to work the rig from outside and one to use wrenches and guide the pipes in and
    out of th...

  • Posted in thread: Well Pump No Longer Keeps Up With Sprinklers on 06-28-2014 at 02:00 PM
    One thing people fail to consider when constructing a building for the well equipment is don't
    build it over the well. Leave the well out in the open so I or someone else in the business can
    get our p...

  • Posted in thread: Pressure Tank Install on 06-24-2014 at 05:39 PM
    Where is the pump? Your correct on the tank pressure, two pounds less than the pumps turn on
    pressure. If this is a jet pump, you won't be needing that pressure relief valve.

  • Posted in thread: Hot Water Tank / Out of Sync..?? on 06-04-2014 at 03:09 PM
    None of the many water heater brands I have installed has ever come from the factory with a
    "preset" temperature because the temp knob has to be set to pilot light first.I never even
    thought of Gas. I...

  • Posted in thread: Hot Water Tank / Out of Sync..?? on 06-04-2014 at 12:56 PM
    I didn't know any heaters came preset at 140. That's a little scary.

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