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    Recent pressure drop in entire house

    I've got a recent low-flow problem everywhere in my house. I think I know what's wrong but wanted a second opinion from somebody more experienced. The well pressure tank's pressure switch is on a...
  2. I agree completely -- and the fact that he didn't...

    I agree completely -- and the fact that he didn't even suggest pumping it back up to minimize stress on the pump until I could get it replaced, or make any effort at all to figure out why it wasn't...
  3. Just what I wanted to hear -- thanks! I do have a...

    Just what I wanted to hear -- thanks! I do have a slow leak from my bathroom faucet but I should be replacing that soon.
  4. Septic drain line above ground after dirt settled.

    When my septic system was replaced just prior to buying my house, about a year and a half ago, they used the same drain pipe hole in the foundation that used to go to the old system, replacing all of...
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    S-traps aren't up to code? I don't doubt that...

    S-traps aren't up to code? I don't doubt that they aren't, you guys certainly would know that better than I would -- I just hadn't heard that before. I think every sink in every house i've ever lived...
  6. Thanks, I do understand about the capacity...

    Thanks, I do understand about the capacity ratings -- most of the space in the tank is going to air to create the pressure.

    And something I meant to ask in my last post -- what about the local...
  7. Thanks for the responses! OK, first up --...

    Thanks for the responses!

    OK, first up -- jadnashua's questions:

    No, it's not threaded. The product brochure says "Stainless steel air valve is brazed in position rather than mechanically...
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    I'm not a plumber but I can tell you from...

    I'm not a plumber but I can tell you from personal experience that no, once PVC is glued that's it. The PVC glue actually melts the PVC pieces and fuses them into one piece. And it happens in seconds...
  9. Air leak at valve stem in bladder-type pressure tank

    I've got a WellXTrol WX202 pressure tank. I'm not sure how old it is because it came with the house that we bought about a year ago, likewise for the well age, depth, HP, etc. (although I'm trying to...
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