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  1. CountryBumkin replied to the thread PEX re-pipe question..

    The benefit of the "Home Run" layout is that you start at a manifold where you then have individual shutoff valves for each Run so you...

    Dec 9, 2016 at 8:45 AM
  2. Terry replied to the thread Toilet flange question.

    There are some thick flanges that could cause an issue with setting the bowl. If you have the bowl on hand, it would be nice to check...

    Dec 9, 2016 at 8:43 AM
  3. Terry replied to the thread Pressure loss after installing PEX in place of copper.

    You need to remove the aerators from the faucets at the least. Bread doesn't pass through much.

    Dec 9, 2016 at 8:41 AM
  4. craigpump replied to the thread Well plumbing setup.

    You want your pressure sensor oriented just like it is shown.

    Dec 9, 2016 at 8:38 AM
  5. Dana replied to the thread Gas water heater replacement recommendations.

    Thanks for that! Given that my water heater's shape is a right rectangular prism (ErgoMax E44), about ~40" tall x ~ 25" wide resting...

    Dec 9, 2016 at 8:35 AM
  6. ElofEye replied to the thread Removing Clack Valve.

    Now I'm a little confused. Will I be able to spin the control valve off the tank or does that nut need to come off? I couldn't get the...

    Dec 9, 2016 at 8:21 AM
  7. piperca posted a new thread.

    PEX re-pipe question.

    I experienced a recent slab leak. I need to re-pipe and was considering PEX pipe. My house is approximately 1500 square feet. The...

    Forum: Plumbing Forum, Professional & DIY Advice

    Dec 9, 2016 at 8:07 AM
  8. Reach4 replied to the thread Removing Clack Valve.

    That adapter observation makes sense. I wonder if it could adapt to a tank that is not 2.5 8 TPI thread....

    Dec 9, 2016 at 7:51 AM
  9. ditttohead replied to the thread Installed new softener wrong, help?.

    The object is to get the air out of the tank. This is done during the startup procedure. Close the inlet water, cycle the system to the...

    Dec 9, 2016 at 7:49 AM
  10. ditttohead replied to the thread Iron Filter bad smell.

    Honestly, that system is not one I would bother repairing. It was a unique design that has way too many problems. I would be very...

    Dec 9, 2016 at 7:46 AM
  11. ditttohead replied to the thread Removing Clack Valve.

    That looks like a tank adapter of some type. We used to use a similar item for allowing the valve to spin apart from the tank, but that...

    Dec 9, 2016 at 7:38 AM
  12. Reach4 replied to the thread Well plumbing setup.

    There ya go again, trying to apply logic.;) I try to do that too. If it were me, I would realize that the existing PVC pipes are...

    Dec 9, 2016 at 7:36 AM
  13. ditttohead replied to the thread Water softener sizing.

    Code is written to accommodate all fixtures being in use simultaneously without dropping the pressure below a certain point but code can...

    Dec 9, 2016 at 7:35 AM
  14. Jarniscipus replied to the thread Well plumbing setup.

    Many thanks....The new code does not allow PVC on this setup? Is that because they want CPVC for hot water - my well water is ice cold?...

    Dec 9, 2016 at 7:25 AM
  15. mikekenmore replied to the thread Pressure loss after installing PEX in place of copper.

    i didn't flush the line. it seems like the volume of water coming out the faucet is similar to before (maybe 5-10% less). but, there's...

    Dec 9, 2016 at 7:20 AM
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