Last Activity:03-12-2013 1:29 PM
Posted in thread: water softener on 03-11-2013 at 01:26 PM
Soften the whole house plumbing except outdoor spigots. Modern to date equipment uses very
little salt compared to equipment from even 15 years ago. Iron filter is needed and also they
make specific s...
Posted in thread: Almost no Hot water in shower on 03-11-2013 at 12:43 PM
Not quite, time to pick out new tile and fixtures.
Posted in thread: Pressure reducing valve problem? on 03-11-2013 at 12:35 PM
UPDATE~ Fixed it myself!Purchased a 3/4 water pressure reducing valve at Home Boy $32. WATTS
brandManaged to wrangle the old one off, was a bit worried as one brass nut was tight and I
thought I might...
Posted in thread: Pressure reducing valve problem? on 03-01-2013 at 01:10 PM
Unlocked that nut in the picture and turned the screw a bit counterclockwise. Didnt notice any
difference. Ended up backing it out a full 2 turns and if it reduced the pressure by 3 pounds
if at all. ...
Posted in thread: Treating well with chlorine on 03-01-2013 at 01:02 PM
Just a note of caution. Did this once to a 125 foot well with a submersible pump that had gone
out. When we replaced the pump, we chased it with a couple gallons of bleach. Ran the water
until we smel...
Posted in thread: Pressure reducing valve problem? on 02-26-2013 at 01:18 PM
Is that an adjustment screw with a locking nut? Maybe unlock the nut and turn clockwise? What
do I have to lose?
Posted in thread: Pressure reducing valve problem? on 02-26-2013 at 01:16 PM
Okay good idea. Looking at my picture, how might I adjust the valve? There are no markings on
Posted in thread: Pressure reducing valve problem? on 02-26-2013 at 10:53 AM
Okay back to the OP.My pressure reads about 65 psi, maybe a couple psi more. I went upstairs to
check the water hammer and it is still there, but not quite as loud right now. I assume
municipal water ...
Posted in thread: Pressure reducing valve problem? on 02-25-2013 at 12:05 PM
I dont have a pressure reader like you have, but can go to a hardware store tomorrow and get
one put together. What should my pressure read normally given city water.
Posted in thread: Pressure reducing valve problem? on 02-25-2013 at 11:25 AM
I believe I may have a pressure reducing valve problem. I have attached a picture.Symptoms:
About 4-5 months ago I noticed increased pressure and force out of the shower heads. Also about
4 weeks ago ...
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