Water well and pump tech

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  • Posted in thread: We just installed a water softener. The brine tank looks soapy. Is this safe? on 10-19-2014 at 03:33 PM
    Brine tanks always look like that. NO problem.

  • Posted in thread: Advise needed for water softener/filter installation on 10-19-2014 at 03:31 PM
    If your planning on buying the unit from big box and having someone install it, your probably
    not going to be happy with the results. Most of us won't install stuff bought somewhere else.
    Too many iss...

  • Posted in thread: softener no bypass valve on 10-18-2014 at 02:20 PM
    There may be many reasons why your softener isn't working, but bypassing it won't help that;
    and if your going away on a trip, if nobody is using water in the house, it won't matter if you
    have a mete...

  • Posted in thread: magnetic water softener on 10-10-2014 at 12:57 PM
    Yep! ^^ Snake oil. Same thing Obama's been try to sell us for the last 6 years.Can I get an

  • Posted in thread: magnetic water softener on 10-09-2014 at 04:17 PM
    Is magnetic method to prevent formation of calcium and magnesium deposits inside a boiler or
    pipes a proven method?No, it's snake oil!

  • Posted in thread: installation of new sprinkler in my garden on 09-26-2014 at 03:09 PM
    My suggestion is thin wall 160 psi PVC. It has a larger inside diameter than SCH 40 has a much
    larger ID than CPVC. It is more flexible making it possible to turn corners without the use of
    fittings. ...

  • Posted in thread: Need advice on new pressure tank and maybe cycle valves on 09-19-2014 at 02:39 PM
    When I go to the sink to prepare a meal or wash dishes, I turn the faucet on and off many
    times. When I brush my teeth, I turn the faucets on and off several times. So with a much
    bigger tank, I could...

  • Posted in thread: Need advice on new pressure tank and maybe cycle valves on 09-17-2014 at 02:59 PM
    The CSV is a good product and does save motors, but I'm still convinced that a larger tank used
    with a CSV will further reduce cycles. I have always said that with tanks "Bigger is always
    better". How...

  • Posted in thread: Desperately needing help with well pump and no pressure on 09-17-2014 at 02:39 PM
    If it's a 1/2hp and you get power on only one wire, that could mean it's 115 volts. If it's a
    1hp like you think that would indicate no power getting to the dead line and there is no 230
    volts to make...

  • Posted in thread: Well Pump Replacement on 09-15-2014 at 04:26 PM
    Goulds does make deep well jet pumps as well as shallow well. But I don't know about Grundfos.
    I've never seen a deep well jet by them.I've never tried the bobber method, but a heavy lead
    sinker on fi...