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Posted in thread: Trojan UVMax Water Filtration & UV System on 01-27-2014 at 07:46 PM
It is always a good idea to filter your water in some way, no matter the source of your water,
whether is being a well or municipal water. The system you have is quite good, although I do
not trust th...
Posted in thread: Trojan UVMax Water Filtration & UV System on 01-25-2014 at 09:38 AM
The house I moved into last month has as its water source a well. The previous owner had a
water filtration system in the basement that he stopped using some time ago. According to him,
the water is s...
Posted in thread: 89 - 90 volts at Outlet on 12-31-2013 at 01:39 PM
Yes, they are called "toners" and you can get them at the box store. The only thing is you want
to make sure the circuit is completely dead before you tone it and start from the beginning of
Posted in thread: Freezeless Yard Hydrant - Leak on 12-30-2013 at 05:41 AM
Just always wondered about these valves, the valve is below frost line, what about water left
in the riser pipe.When the handle on the hydrant is turned off, water drains from the shaft
through a smal...
Posted in thread: Freezeless Yard Hydrant - Leak on 12-29-2013 at 09:25 AM
I've got a yard hydrant on my property that when fully closed, leaks. Having just moved here
and not familiar with these types of spigots, I'm not sure where the adjustment should be made
or, if it re...
Posted in thread: 89 - 90 volts at Outlet on 12-21-2013 at 06:28 AM
you opened the gfi did you check how things were wired, If it was wired wrong you could be
getting power from the line side.Thanks, Neil. I've not opened the culprit GFCI yet to see if
it is either ...
Posted in thread: 89 - 90 volts at Outlet on 12-20-2013 at 02:27 PM
I found the issue. It was a tripped GFCI on the FRONT porch. I'm thinking that it is probably
going bad if I was getting a voltage reading at all when it was in the tripped position.
Anyway, thanks fo...
Posted in thread: 89 - 90 volts at Outlet on 12-20-2013 at 11:24 AM
The outlets should be on a GFCI circuit as Joe D pointed out the GFCI outlet most likely will
be at another location protected from the elements maybe and these two are coming off of it on
the load sc...
Posted in thread: 89 - 90 volts at Outlet on 12-20-2013 at 10:15 AM
If your meter is reading correct, verify by checking a good known 120 V outlet. I would say not
broken maybe loose but most likely corroded and that would be most likely someplace outside
where wires ...
Posted in thread: 89 - 90 volts at Outlet on 12-19-2013 at 12:42 PM
I just moved into a new home and have discovered that 2 separate outdoor receptacles (2
locations near each other) both weren't working. When I put an AC meter on the outlets, both
showed a voltage of...