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    Sump pump battery backup?

    Is there such a thing as a battery backup for a regular sump pump? In other words, I want to plug my existing A/C pump into a battery backup (or UPS) and then plug the battery back up into the A/C...
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    You were completely right! Piece of wire. Took...

    You were completely right! Piece of wire. Took him 15 seconds. He was here for only 20 minutes tonight, and will be back to install the flange, replace the inlet value and re-install the toilet...
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    Good tip! Thanks. I'll let ya know what the guy...

    Good tip! Thanks. I'll let ya know what the guy uses.
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    While I probably could do this, first I'd have to...

    While I probably could do this, first I'd have to buy or rent a reciprocating saw. Then I'd have to get all the right supplies, glue, etc. So, I'm just going to hire a pro to take care of it. Got a...
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    So cut the drain pipe off where the current elbow...

    So cut the drain pipe off where the current elbow meets the straight pipe?
    Then I'd have the issue that the new elbow/flange will be too close to the wall. I'd have to extend the straight pipe,...
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    Cloest flange question

    I had a leak from my master bath toilet which was causing stains on the ceiling in the room below. It appears that it was coming from where the wax ring is. So I have the toilet out, I had to...
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    The more I'm thinking about it, the more I think...

    The more I'm thinking about it, the more I think I should use my $200 for something else. Maybe save it for a new water heater.

    Thanks for all the input gang!
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    Good info! Thanks!

    Good info! Thanks!
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    What would be a reason for adding a 2nd or 3rd...

    What would be a reason for adding a 2nd or 3rd controller valve? I thought the idea of placing one at the furthest fixture would allow the entire system to have instant hot water.
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    I do have to run my water at the shower (furthest...

    I do have to run my water at the shower (furthest from the WH) for about 2-3 minutes for hot water to arrive. (I have not officially timed it yet). I would also like to be able to wash hands at any...
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    After reading dozens of reviews on Amazon, Home...

    After reading dozens of reviews on Amazon, Home Depot and Lowes websites, it seems there are two consistent complaints from people about this product:

    1) Cold water isn't cold right away anymore. ...
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    What specs do you need?

    What specs do you need?
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    Watts Instant Hot Water Recirculating System

    Does anyone have any experience with this particular brand of Hot Water Recirculating System? The install seems simple enough. The comments I've seen on the cold water no longer being cold kinda...
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    Plastic. And no, I didn't check the anode

    Plastic. And no, I didn't check the anode
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    Oh, and I did need a big pipe wrench! Well,...

    Oh, and I did need a big pipe wrench! Well, actually, I used a regular one and put a big regular wrench on the end. :)

    Anyway, 20 minute, $6 fix. Not bad. Now, I just sit and wait for the...
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    Here ya go, folks. Broken dip tube!

    Here ya go, folks. Broken dip tube!
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    Thanks for the comments guys. I have the new dip...

    Thanks for the comments guys.
    I have the new dip tube and plan to pull out the old one tomorrow morning. Wish me luck!
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    It is gas. And yeah, I thought about the anode...

    It is gas. And yeah, I thought about the anode rod too.
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    Repair or replace?

    I have a Bradford White WH manufactured January 1999. It has been in service since May 1999. Yesterday morning while showering, I had to start out with the faucet turned further than usual. During...
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    I am going to Lowes this morning to get a T&P...

    I am going to Lowes this morning to get a T&P valve and expansion tank.

    Thanks for everyone's help!!
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    Yes, I've posting this issue on multiple boards....

    Yes, I've posting this issue on multiple boards. I didn't know that there'd be overlap of people on each. I'm just trying to get the most opinions I can. I'm not trying to be a pain in the a**, just...
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    I measured the hot water temp out of the tap. It...

    I measured the hot water temp out of the tap. It is at 120F which is what I set it to about 5 years ago.

    The thing I keep coming back to is, why did this just start happening a few months ago? I...
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    Another question.... For a tank water heater......

    Another question....
    For a tank water heater... lets say for argument sake the actual internal tank is 5 feet high. When the tank is filled with water, is it filled all the way to the top at 5...
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    But if the PRV was the source of the problem,...

    But if the PRV was the source of the problem, wouldn't it occur ALL the time? Not just after HOT water was used?
    As mentioned in my original post, the pressure only builds up after running hot water...
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    The thing that is bothering me the most is why is...

    The thing that is bothering me the most is why is this just all of a sudden, after 7 years, becoming an issue?
    Why have we never noticed high water pressure before now?

    Thanks for all your...
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