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    Thanks for the suggestion. After looking...

    Thanks for the suggestion.

    After looking harder at the piping (me not being an expert by any measure...) it does appear that the cold water for the rest of the house is not branched off of this...
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    AFAIK there isn't one - as the water at the...

    AFAIK there isn't one - as the water at the street in our location is 60psi.
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    Well now I am not totally sure, looking at the...

    Well now I am not totally sure, looking at the pipes again, where the cold water supply to the house comes and goes. The valve is certainly on the cold supply the hot water heater...

    I have taken...
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    Hi HJ, I am not understanding what you are...

    Hi HJ,

    I am not understanding what you are saying above. Could you help me understand it better?

    The check valve is on the incoming city cold water service and precedes all cold water feeds...
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    Thanks for the suggestion - in the description of...

    Thanks for the suggestion - in the description of this part I see the following (my emphasis added)

    "Series 600 Bronze Silent Check Valves efficiently perform all of the functions of a swing check...
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    Thank you for the help. Is it possible to have...

    Thank you for the help.

    Is it possible to have a small sound that we are just (too) sensitive to with this swing check valve? I think there is more sound because it is somehow right into a stucco...
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    Thanks for the help... The picture is the...

    Thanks for the help...

    The picture is the 60psi cold water supply coming into the house from city water (coming in from the left) - the check valve is the first component in the chain at that...
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    Update - Photo Enclosed

    The pressure is very stable. This is a brand new home - all modern fixtures, mostly pex tubing, and should be compliant with the applicable plumbing codes.

    I guess the local inspector insisted on...
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    Check Valve Shutoff Loud

    Hi,

    We are having a problem that was isolated to our check valve at our cold water input to our hot water heater.

    Whenever we have a quick shutoff of water (toilet, sink, dishwasher, clothes...
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    Water Heater - Incomplete recirculate loop

    I am responsible for replacing a failing water heater at my work location - that is a pretty easy solution...take out the old State water heater and put in a new one. Simple & Done.

    However, I...
  11. Purchased a Price Pfister Replacement at Lowes...

    Purchased a Price Pfister Replacement at Lowes Sunday - part fit perfectly - works much better than before!

    Thanks for the help everyone. Once again this forum is great for DIY and helping the...
  12. Thanks for the info! Will look at the lifetime...

    Thanks for the info!

    Will look at the lifetime options as well.
  13. Yet Another 3 Handle Tub/Shower Diverter Question

    I have a problem with my current rental (not my dime to fix, but need to get it working better). We are hoping the entire tub and shower gets replaced soon. I also think it is slowly leaking in the...
  14. Is that a Standard Tee, or a Baffle Tee at the...

    Is that a Standard Tee, or a Baffle Tee at the intersection of from the disposal? AFAIK It needs a Baffle Tee to prevent upward splashing and movement of water/junk from the pump effect of the...
  15. I was mistaken calling it Title 24 - it is...

    I was mistaken calling it Title 24 - it is actually CalGreen and it does apply to us - our city code already had something pretty close to this in place as well, so they are will enforce it. My only...
  16. Are there diverters that exist to control 3 heads...

    Are there diverters that exist to control 3 heads independently and exclusively?

    I am now re-thinking my use of 3 heads - seems like It would be nice to have 2 wall shower heads on at one time. ...
  17. From what I have found the new (Jan 1, 2011)...

    From what I have found the new (Jan 1, 2011) California Title 24 Requirements are as follows:

    Indoor Water Use: A 20% reduction in potable water use shall be demonstrated. Also, when
    more than...
  18. Thanks to the advice above we are now looking at...

    Thanks to the advice above we are now looking at the Delta 1700 lineup.

    However, another question has come up - We are doing a very large walk-in shower for our Master Bath, so of course we want...
  19. Thanks for the information - kind of surprised at...

    Thanks for the information - kind of surprised at Delta, but that is why I asked!
  20. Advice for new construction bath/shower thermostatic valves & handles

    We are working on our final design for a new home and need help picking out good quality shower thermostatic valves etc...

    I want to make sure we pick something that is #1 easy to service, #2 will...
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    Condensing NG Tank Heater Recommendations

    We are looking at using a Condensing NG Tank heater for new construction.

    I was leaning towards the Polaris, but thought I would see what everyone here thought about other choices...

    Vertex,...
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    I think this might be the correct answer - the...

    I think this might be the correct answer - the Takagi Tankless has a Pressure Relief Valve only! So is the inspector wrong on this issue? It seems like it. If it is just a Pressure Relief Valve can...
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    Currently the T&P line goes outside. The Utility...

    Currently the T&P line goes outside. The Utility Room is on a second floor and the pipe is on an exterior wall - the pipe goes down that exterior wall and then the pipe exits the wall, with a little...
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    TPR Inspection Question

    We are selling our current home and during the Pre-Sale Home Inspection this came up:

    http://barcodehq.com/images/tpr.jpg

    Since the original home had a standard tank hot water heater the...
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    Reporting back: I was finally able to soak the...

    Reporting back:

    I was finally able to soak the flow sensor in CLR for a few hours. With this back in place a new problem surfaced - I finally started to get an error code (4 LED blinks)

    I...
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