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DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 09-23-2010, 09:12 AM
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Posted By Techmonkey
Confirmed. Pressure dropped again and a recharge...

Confirmed. Pressure dropped again and a recharge put pressure back up. Did some reading and it sounds like the filter material in the softener needs to be replaced. I'm not surprised since it's been...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 09-22-2010, 06:37 PM
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Posted By Techmonkey
Well, I guess not all that odd since the WS is in...

Well, I guess not all that odd since the WS is in series with the rest of the plumbing that feeds the house.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 09-22-2010, 06:36 PM
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Posted By Techmonkey
Found the oddly possible source of the issue! I...

Found the oddly possible source of the issue! I realized I hadn't checked on my water softener in a few months. Looks as though I'd been out of salts for some time. I replenished the salts and ran...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 09-21-2010, 10:27 AM
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Posted By Techmonkey
Hey Redwood, Thanks for the reply. I am on a...

Hey Redwood,

Thanks for the reply. I am on a municipal system. As for the clogging, it seems odd that it would be house-wide only when the tub is on. That part seems to me to be more of a short to...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 09-21-2010, 06:26 AM
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Posted By Techmonkey
Hey Budro, Thanks for the reply. That's one...

Hey Budro,

Thanks for the reply. That's one of the possibilities I've been considering. I've been wondering if perhaps the water pressure coming into the house has decreased. I'll have to do some...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 09-20-2010, 05:48 PM
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Posted By Techmonkey
Very odd loss of pressure house wide when tub runs.

For reference, here's our layout in our townhome:

1st floor - Shower, sink, utility sink
2nd floor - Kitchen sink
3rd floor - Tub, two sinks, shower (same room)

Our water pressure is fine...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 04-20-2010, 07:17 AM
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Posted By Techmonkey
Thanks very much for the replies! As a temporary...

Thanks very much for the replies! As a temporary solution, I did dry the drain area and ring it with silicon based caulk. I'm giving it the full 24 hours to cure and then will see how long it lasts....
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 04-19-2010, 05:04 PM
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Posted By Techmonkey
Shower stall leaking around drain

Hello,

I think I know the answer to this, but wanted to check in here first. I live in a town home with one of those cheap fiberglass shower stalls in the master bathroom. The bathroom is directly...
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