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Posted in thread: Best brand of expansion tank? on 09-29-2016 at 06:52 PM
Disregard post #4.:)
Posted in thread: Best brand of expansion tank? on 09-29-2016 at 05:44 PM
The water heater has nothing to do with what size tank you need. Amtrol used to be the best
hands down, now they make a tank for big box stores. You can bet it's been scaled down. So in
Posted in thread: Considering a water softener on 09-22-2016 at 06:29 PM
I would call your municipal water supplier and ask them what they use for disinfection and if
they add fluoride. Here (not my water) the county water has chlorimines. This means chlorine,
ammonia and ...
Posted in thread: Considering a water softener on 09-22-2016 at 01:23 PM
I don't know where Kultutz is googling, but I have never heard of separating the calcium and
magnesium into their exact quantities, nor have I heard of changing the resin's formula. Yes
there are comp...
Posted in thread: Considering a water softener on 09-21-2016 at 06:12 PM
Nothing, there is almost no salt in the water. I have heard it said that a slice of bread has
more salt than a glass of soft water. Even if you have a very bad ticker, the water is safe to
drink from ...
Posted in thread: Considering a water softener on 09-21-2016 at 05:54 PM
I personally don't like RO for drinking or ice. It removes everything from the water and makes
it very acidic. If you have city water, the chlorine, ammonia and fluoride are the only things
I would wa...
Posted in thread: Considering a water softener on 09-21-2016 at 04:15 PM
Water softener salesmen are all over the place. Kind of like used car salesmen. There are all
kinds of prices out there. The higher price the more the salesman makes. You should be looking
in the vici...
Posted in thread: Must they match? on 09-17-2016 at 08:47 PM
Be advised that air volume controls work well on shallow well jet pumps. Deep well pumps go to
pressure as soon as they turn on so there is no real vacuum to pull the diaphragm back to let
in air. The...
Posted in thread: Well pressure tank issue. on 08-26-2016 at 01:32 PM
With your 40/60 switch you do need 38 psi of air in the tank. But you can only do this when the
tank is void of water pressure.The reason your pressure drops from 50 to 40 so quick is because
Posted in thread: What is this sound, my softener? on 08-23-2016 at 06:04 PM
I suppose that's possible. But if you do have a PRV and high pressure, your plumber is right,
you need an expansion tank.