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  1. ncor posted a new thread.

    Honeywell over ride lever

    Will a HW zone valve manual over ride lever have a slight resistance to it when pressure is applied during a call for heat from the...

    Forum: Boiler Forum

    May 5, 2015 at 8:59 PM
  2. desertman replied to the thread PEX pipe for new main water line?.

    Terry, thanks for your reply. It would be great if you could help me with some more questions: 1) I noticed that both 3/4" SharkBite PEX...

    May 5, 2015 at 7:08 PM
  3. GaryK replied to the thread Can anyone identify the manufacturer of this roman faucet and spout? It was installed in 1990..

    That's it! Thanks KOA!

    May 5, 2015 at 6:44 PM
  4. 70runner posted a new thread.

    Replace gate valve advice?

    Ref to pic, water supply is right side (90 elbow), through 1" gate valve to T which supplies sprinkler valves. Have to shut off water to...

    Forum: Plumbing Forum, Professional & DIY Advice

    May 5, 2015 at 6:38 PM
  5. ditttohead replied to the thread Culligan mark 89 recommended settings, and general questions.

    The piece you are referring to is a safety overflow and should be run to a gravity drain if the brine tank is installed in a highly water...

    May 5, 2015 at 6:15 PM
  6. ditttohead replied to the thread Selection of water softener.

    What is your pipe size?

    May 5, 2015 at 6:12 PM
  7. jadnashua replied to the thread Tub/ shower valve questions.

    If your goal was minimal changes because the new valve might be identical...that doesn't work too often. With all of the room gutted, I'd...

    May 5, 2015 at 6:10 PM
  8. BadgerBoilerMN replied to the thread trench heaters.

    Remarkably inefficient when new. I would have one if you came over to clean it out for me every week....

    May 5, 2015 at 4:24 PM
  9. David046 replied to the thread No hot water when pro-installed irrigation system is running.

    We have pretty much the exact same problem as the OP. We are on city water. No booster pump. No filter. When the sprinklers go on, we...

    May 5, 2015 at 4:14 PM
  10. Smooky replied to the thread Tub/ shower valve questions.

    It is American Standard Maybe Reliant Series Tub and Shower...

    May 5, 2015 at 3:56 PM
  11. jadnashua replied to the thread Which of these three cast-iron alternative bathtubs is the most durable?.

    Cast iron is a VERY robust material...strong, and the porcelain enamel finish on it can last decades and with proper care, still look like...

    May 5, 2015 at 3:34 PM
  12. jadnashua replied to the thread Bathtub Mortar Bedding.

    Mortar does two things: it helps support the tub to make it feel much more robust and it affords you an opportunity to ensure that it is...

    May 5, 2015 at 3:23 PM
  13. Reach4 replied to the thread Culligan mark 89 recommended settings, and general questions.

    Sounds right regarding the overflow. Even without a cutoff float, the overflow is unlikely. With a cutoff float, overflowing from the brine...

    May 5, 2015 at 2:21 PM
  14. Reach4 replied to the thread Sizing Softener & Fleck 5600SXT/7000SXT or Clack WS1.

    Sounds good to me. You might leave room in case you want to add a backwashing iron and sulfur filter at the front end later. And...

    May 5, 2015 at 2:19 PM
  15. jwith replied to the thread Sizing Softener & Fleck 5600SXT/7000SXT or Clack WS1.

    Honestly, this was a rough measurement. I have a 40/60 pressure switch with a large(50-100 gallon) pressure tank. When I measured the fill...

    May 5, 2015 at 2:08 PM
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