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  1. Installing multiple fixtures in loop

    TERRY, THIS IS MY FIRST POST ON THIS SITE.
    I AM NOT A PLUMBER/ELECTRICIAN. I AM A TOOLMAKER AND HAVE USED BOTH FOR MOLDMAKING PURPOSES.
    I AM TRYING TO BUILD A SHOWER WITH 3 SPRAY JETS, 1 RAINSHOWER AND 1 HANDHELD. ALL ATTACHED TO A 3/4 IN KOHLER THERMOSTATIC VALVE.
    THE MANIFOLD KOHLER MAKES IS GREAT, BUT EXPENSIVE.
    INSTEAD, I WANT TO CREATE A LOOP FOR THESE 5 VALVES.
    NEVER WILL I HAVE ALL THESE ON AT ONCE. I FIGURE I WILL MAX OUT HOT WATER AT 5.7GAL/MIN WITH ...
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  2. water well pulling up large amounts of sand (PLEASE HELP!)

    ok guys i am new here and am badly in need of some advice.

    I have been pulling sand from my well finding it coming out of the faucets as well as the back of the toilet tanks (large quantites). I had a well guy come out and he said that he could blow air down the well to open it up for 800 bucks no garentees that it will solve the problem or drill a new well deeper for 3500.

    My issue is that my 4" well is 53 feet deep, all my neighbors are also 53 deep and they ...
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  3. leaks

    Quote Originally Posted by hj View Post
    It is usually because of excessive velocity. Install a globe valve, stop valve, balancing cock, or whatever they are called in your area, (not a ball or gate valve), between the pump and the water heater, (and definitely not ahead of the pump). Then start turning it down until the pipe just stays warm. At that point you have the minimum flow to keep the system hot without exceeding the velocity needed to do it.
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  4. Operate an electric hot water timer - help

    have a great timer but need to set it at my desired settings. its a master plumber model 440016. searched everywhere, can't find instructions. turns fans on in rooms not in use. run out of hot water when i need it, etc.
    anyone know how to set these things?
    much appreciate any suggestions/help. patti
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  5. No hot or cold water in the laundry room lines.

    There is (hot-cold) water everywhere in the two story (3/3) five years old duplex in Florida (with no freezing pipes or temperatures) but in the laundry room. Everything looks new and was properly checked including valves at the water heater. Outside meter replaced and pressure reducer valve checked and readjusted. Faucets OK. When the cold line is back flushed with neighbor's water supply (after cutting off my main line), water is not coming from the outside spigots but from the hot line in the ...
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