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  1. Dana replied to the thread Hydrotherm boiler in need of help...

    If the pump is noisy and over heated it's likely that the pump is failing. Terms like "hot", "luke warm", and "cooler" don't have firm...

    Apr 18, 2019 at 7:47 AM
  2. Tlhfirelion posted a new thread.

    Bathtub support loose.

    Hello. When using our fiberglass bathtub/shower recently, we’ve noticed the support rings under the middle seem to have broken loose...

    Forum: Plumbing Forum, Professional & DIY Advice

    Apr 18, 2019 at 7:14 AM
  3. Reach4 liked Adam C.'s post in the thread Something that looks like fiberglass in water softener "out" plumbing.

    I just had this same problem. All my faucets in the house were getting clogged, so I installed a whole-house filter. Then that got...

    HW Heater filter debris01.jpeg HW Heater filter debris02.jpeg Whole house water filter01.jpg submersible_pump_ss_bowl_impeller.jpg pump-impeller21-250x250.jpg Apr 18, 2019 at 7:06 AM
  4. hj replied to the thread Converting floor drain to cleanout.

    Your floor drain should have a trap under it so it would be completely useless as a functioning cleanout, unless the trap is removed and...

    Apr 18, 2019 at 6:53 AM
  5. Redline replied to the thread replace shutoff or add another inline?.

    could be a globe, but i dont think they'd use those as a shutoff - how do you tell? the galvanized isnt bad. Ironically, someone...

    Apr 18, 2019 at 6:38 AM
  6. Sylvan replied to the thread Converting floor drain to cleanout.

    Same indea. a little chipping around the pipe and set the CO over the piping as we do in replacing roof drains all work from the top

    Apr 18, 2019 at 6:37 AM
  7. Sylvan replied to the thread replace shutoff or add another inline?.

    Are you sure it is gate valve nad not a globe valve? The piping is a catastrophe looking to happen in a very short time

    Apr 18, 2019 at 6:34 AM
  8. Adam C. has a new avatar.

    Apr 18, 2019 at 6:20 AM
  9. Adam C. attached a file to the thread Something that looks like fiberglass in water softener "out" plumbing.

    I just had this same problem. All my faucets in the house were getting clogged, so I installed a whole-house filter. Then that got...

    HW Heater filter debris01.jpeg HW Heater filter debris02.jpeg Whole house water filter01.jpg submersible_pump_ss_bowl_impeller.jpg pump-impeller21-250x250.jpg Apr 18, 2019 at 6:17 AM
  10. Redline posted a new thread.

    replace shutoff or add another inline?

    I started working in my new (to me) 1894 city house and need to replace the outdoor silcock. There are currently four separate water...

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    Forum: Remodel Forum & Blog

    Apr 18, 2019 at 6:11 AM
  11. valveman replied to the thread Whole house filter for 0.20 mg/L iron.

    Moving to softeners where you may get more help.

    Apr 18, 2019 at 6:08 AM
  12. valveman replied to the thread Pressure switch cut off adjustment question;.

    Also those SQ type pumps have a 5 second soft start. So even when the switch makes you will see the pressure drop for 5 more seconds...

    Apr 18, 2019 at 6:07 AM
  13. valveman replied to the thread Replaced submersible pump in well now it wont stay on..

    The pump has to be able to keep the pressure above 30 before you release the lever.

    Apr 18, 2019 at 6:05 AM
  14. valveman replied to the thread Submersible well pump delay and water hammer at cut in.

    I agree it is a bad check at the pump. Hole in pipe would cause air in the lines. Some check valves are better than others, but they...

    Apr 18, 2019 at 6:03 AM
  15. valveman replied to the thread Pipe and wire options for submersible pumps.

    Zip ties are hard. The pipe is hard. Smash wire between two hard things and it rugs the wire. Zip ties don't have any sticky and they...

    Apr 18, 2019 at 5:58 AM
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