Last Activity:06-09-2008 11:22 AM
Posted in thread: Annoying pipe hum on 04-16-2008 at 01:49 PM
All is well in Wonderland! Not a sound other than water flowing.BTW, after using the ball
valves instead of standard bibs believe they should be standard installation. Does the water
flow when drawing...
Posted in thread: Toilet Bowl Cleaning on 04-12-2008 at 11:30 PM
Tried the Clorox pellet some months ago without success. Will give the Dragon's idea a shot;
have never found any holes clogged in 12+ years, but frustration sets in.
Posted in thread: Annoying pipe hum on 04-12-2008 at 11:26 PM
For Glenn and Square Eye:Had system bled from outside and changed the two water bibs to ball
valves on Wed. Adage that 'silence is golden' applies. All is quiet on the Western Front!Thanks
Posted in thread: Toilet Bowl Cleaning on 04-09-2008 at 02:33 PM
Have 2 Gerber 1.6 gal toilets that flush water thru holes in the underside of the elongated
bowl edge. Find even with frequent cleaning ?mold? builds up and brushing causes black flakes
to be loosened...
Posted in thread: Annoying pipe hum on 04-03-2008 at 09:27 PM
Made an early call on the toilet noise. Subsequently have realized we are back to zero. Heard
noise when kitchen faucet on and at turn off. Also can hear hum near front of house when MBath
Posted in thread: Annoying pipe hum on 04-03-2008 at 07:56 AM
Well had handyman friend replace the main valve with a ball valve yesterday. Glad I had someone
who knew what to do.Thought we had won the battle as I did not hear any hum from faucet water;
Posted in thread: Annoying pipe hum on 03-28-2008 at 08:05 AM
The ball gate suggestion is great. What material is recommended (Brass, SS, Brass/Bronze)?Meter
reader tells me no problem shutting off without contacting them so that concern is eliminated.
Posted in thread: Annoying pipe hum on 03-18-2008 at 09:38 PM
Thanks. Can call and see what sort of reaction I receive.Since there is a water bib just above
the shutoff handle is it smart to change out both in their entirety or just the washers?
Posted in thread: Annoying pipe hum on 03-18-2008 at 11:14 AM
Glenn:It appears the only way to shut off the incoming water to the outside house main is at
the underground water meter. Are you aware whether city suppliers frown on customers turning
off the inflow...
Posted in thread: Annoying pipe hum on 03-04-2008 at 03:13 PM
OK, hopefully bothering you for the last time. Applying my deductive powers I conclude that
since the shutoff valve is on the side of the pipe coming up out of the ground and is located
just before th...