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  1. M

    Plumbing Suggestion Needed for Parents Home

    Correct it would be post WTS, just the way I did the diagram to make the picture less complicated looking
  2. M

    Plumbing Suggestion Needed for Parents Home

    See attached for newer pictures of the current and planned layouts
  3. M

    Plumbing Suggestion Needed for Parents Home

    Pressure reading was taken from an exterior hose bib that was certainly towards the end of the line. Pretty sure most if not all the fixtures are upstream of it. Was also wondering if it is a problem that the 3/4 copper runs from the water system and tees off to kitchen sink and also to the...
  4. M

    Plumbing Suggestion Needed for Parents Home

    My challenge with that is accessibility. That would require ripping out drywall and fishing pex through walls and ceilings. I am afraid it would get messy quick. So unfortunately I can’t do it “right”, but I think I can do it “less wrong” and at the least see marginal improvement. Here are...
  5. M

    Plumbing Suggestion Needed for Parents Home

    I am not sure the hose bib I tested on was before or after the fixtures. It would have been for sure after the kitchen and the main floor bathroom but before the upstairs bathroom. I would agree I don’t understand everything I am reading but I struggle to understand why the 3/4 copper line...
  6. M

    Plumbing Suggestion Needed for Parents Home

    Yes I had all faucets open when I was testing
  7. M

    Plumbing Suggestion Needed for Parents Home

    Thanks for all the replies. The pressure tank to the water treatment system and ultimately to the hot what heater is all 3/4” copper. I wanted to tee into that so I don’t have to replace all that copper. Can I leave all of that and where it tees to 1/2” just switch there to 3/4 pex and...
  8. M

    Plumbing Suggestion Needed for Parents Home

    So I turned the pressure tank up to 50lbs. Then I went and put a pressure gauge on an outdoor hose bib. It measured at 50lbs. Then I turned the kitchen faucet on and the hose bib dropped to 40 lbs. then turned on a bathroom faucet and it dropped further to 25lbs, then I did an upstairs faucet...
  9. M

    Plumbing Suggestion Needed for Parents Home

    What is an ideal pressure setting?
  10. M

    Plumbing Suggestion Needed for Parents Home

    Thank you for replies. I believe the problem has indeed existed since they build the house. I put a pressure gauge on several places and got the following readings: -feed into the pressure tank 40lbs -pressure gauge at the tank was 40lbs -feed out of the pressure tank 40lbs -Outside hose...
  11. M

    Plumbing Suggestion Needed for Parents Home

    Plumbing by mlance posted Aug 22, 2019 at 6:40 PMHello, My parents have fallen ill and unable to take care of their home. I am looking into some of the issues with the plumbing and have some questions. Background: 2008 build Rural area on a well/septic 1500 sq foot, 2 story home, 2.5...
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