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  1. dj2 replied to the thread Need advice on best way to redo laundry room faucet and plumbing.

    I suggested copper because that's what you already have. You just bring the two pipes close to the W/D location, install two washing...

    Sep 27, 2016 at 4:43 AM
  2. craigpump replied to the thread Reducing faucet hole/opening.

    You can get stainless steel washers at Fastenal, they shine up nice with a little metal polish.

    Sep 27, 2016 at 1:45 AM
  3. newbie386 replied to the thread Hissing and Leak from Cold Water Intake.

    Thank you so much Reach. I'm learning alot in just one day. My concern now is if I adjust or replace the PRV to set the tank pressure...

    Sep 26, 2016 at 10:12 PM
  4. Reach4 replied to the thread Hissing and Leak from Cold Water Intake.

    Not necessarily on the T+P. It may be doing its job. It is supposed to release water above 150 PSI. If the water is still coming out of...

    Sep 26, 2016 at 9:31 PM
  5. Reach4 replied to the thread Reducing faucet hole/opening.

    They have RO faucets available with a big enough trim to cover your hole. Some of these have a built-in air gap. But that would cost...

    Sep 26, 2016 at 9:22 PM
  6. newbie386 attached a file to the thread Hissing and Leak from Cold Water Intake.

    I just measured with the kitchen faucet open on hot water, and it drops to around 60 then when I closed it it comes back up from 100...

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  7. Reach4 replied to the thread Hissing and Leak from Cold Water Intake.

    pressure reducing valve. The thing on the tank is called a T&P valve (temperature and pressure). You have the pressure gauge. Check if...

    Sep 26, 2016 at 9:03 PM
  8. Reach4 replied to the thread Have quotes for Fleck 7000sxt and Autotrol 268-760.

    You are on city water. IMO, you will be better off with the 1.5 cubic ft of resin ("48000 grain" but really 30000 in good practice) ,...

    Sep 26, 2016 at 9:00 PM
  9. newbie386 attached a file to the thread Hissing and Leak from Cold Water Intake.

    hmm.. when I use water in kitchen or shower the pressure feels rather low compared to where I used to live. It was one of my complaints...

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  10. Reach4 replied to the thread Lukewarm water from series heaters.

    Yes, a recirculation system is intended to keep the water in the pipes hot so that when you turn on the hot in the bathroom, the water...

    Sep 26, 2016 at 8:54 PM
  11. Reach4 replied to the thread Hissing and Leak from Cold Water Intake.

    The high pressure is not due to a flaw in the WH. You would have seen that same high pressure at other places in your system, including...

    Sep 26, 2016 at 8:45 PM
  12. Emanon replied to the thread Lukewarm water from series heaters.

    dj2 and Reach4- Thank you for your responses. I discovered the problem, or at least a temporary solution. See the pipe coming from the...

    Sep 26, 2016 at 8:24 PM
  13. dj2 replied to the thread Hissing and Leak from Cold Water Intake.

    Normal acceptable pressure is 50 to 80, so 120 is way too high. Step one: You have to regulate the pressure.

    Sep 26, 2016 at 8:23 PM
  14. newbie386 replied to the thread Hissing and Leak from Cold Water Intake.

    I just measured it from the drain faucet of the hot water tank while nobody in the house was using water, and it shows 120 psi. Is this...

    Sep 26, 2016 at 8:02 PM
  15. big_rat replied to the thread Bathroom remodel copper and brass drains.

    Do you measure and have everything cut and ready, glue the ptrap and drain pipes and then drop the tub onto the pipe? I cannot picture...

    Sep 26, 2016 at 7:22 PM
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