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  1. Thread: Kitec Question

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    Questions: 1) Ever hear of issues with KITEC...

    Questions:
    1) Ever hear of issues with KITEC pipe just failing and not because of the dezincification issue? Or, is that what I have but without any build-up inside the pipes? All the JKITEC...
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    Thanks for the tips. I will test it & observe it...

    Thanks for the tips. I will test it & observe it as you suggest.
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    Uhh, I think the two older posts said the same...

    Uhh, I think the two older posts said the same thing you just said...keep the water from flowing back into the storage tank. And, that is where the check valve was installed. Anyway, as I said, I...
  4. Thread: Kitec Question

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    Kitec Question

    Hi,
    I am, as of 2 weeks ago, very well aware now of the $125M settlement of the class action lawsuit out of North Texas. What a stupid, stupid thing I did to have this entire house plumbed with...
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    Hi, I came back here to ask a question and...

    Hi,

    I came back here to ask a question and noticed I never replied with the final solution to this water hammer issue. Nothing I did or any plumber did solved the issue until this past March. We...
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    Boiler Not Coming On Automatically

    Hi,

    I have a
    1) Crown Mega Stor Indirect Water Heater model #MS-40, Capacity: 40 gallons, Max Allowable Working Pressure: 150 psi, Temperature set to 170°, Watts Regulator Temperature & Pressure...
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    Thanks for the reply. The cycle completed and...

    Thanks for the reply. The cycle completed and the water is finally starting to taste better. It was odd that this was the 1st time we had this issue after 10 years. The power has gone out multiple...
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    Odd: Potassium Taste

    Hi,

    We have had our Culligan water softener system for 10 years with one minor issue but I forget what it was. Culligan came out, fixed whatever was wrong, and it has been fine since. However, I...
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    Get rid of the check valve? I was told by a...

    Get rid of the check valve? I was told by a licensed plumber a check valve is needed to prevent the water from flowing back into the tank, and hence it was installed. This plumber told me the...
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    ".....I am not sure what that means because you...

    ".....I am not sure what that means because you should have a pneumatic storage tank after the pump which stores the water under pressure. I am not sure what you mean by "pressure tank" and "storage...
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    Water Hammer & Water Hammer Arrester location

    Hi,

    I have a question about water hammer and their location.

    I live in a house I built myself 10 years ago in a very remote location. And, the remoteness causes issues with contractors as they...
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    Until I looked at the piping myself I also had no...

    Until I looked at the piping myself I also had no clue what the overflow pipe comes from. I finally decided to release the T&P valve on the indirect water heater and also the pressure valve on the...
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    DONE! And the infamous overflow pipe: just a pipe...

    DONE! And the infamous overflow pipe: just a pipe sticking out of the wall...and the plumber we hired when building this house did not drill throught the previous wood decking to get the pipe to...
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    almost there

    almost there
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    almost to the final pics

    almost to the final pics
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    almost done with providing pictures

    almost done with providing pictures
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    continuing with more pictures

    continuing with more pictures
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    Here some more unzipped pictures

    Here some more unzipped pictures
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    more unzipped pictures

    more unzipped pictures
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    pictures are unzipped

    pictures are unzipped
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    Furd, thanks for clarifying what I thought was a...

    Furd, thanks for clarifying what I thought was a T&P valve on the bolier is actually a safety valve. And, also on how to remove the expansion tank. I am a little confused about the people not being...
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    Changing an Expansion Tank & T&P Valve

    Thanks for the reply..again! :) You are really helpful.

    I definately know there is water in the expansion tank so that needs replacing.

    I already replaced the T&P valve on the indirect water...
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    Changing an Expansion Tank & T&P Valve

    Hi,

    Can one of you provide some detailed instructions on how to safely R&R an expansion tank mounted above my boiler and also how to R&R the T&P valave mounted ont he boiler?

    Also, do any of...
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    Water Overflow Pipe Dripping

    Hi,

    1st, thank you both for your response.

    jadnashua, you response was exactly what I was looking for: brief, to the point, and it ties with what I suspected after reviewing some of the other...
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    Water Overflow Pipe Dripping

    Hi, I am not sure if this is the proper forum. Please let me know if this is incorrect and I will move the post. Thanks.

    Hi,

    I am hoping I can get some help on my home’s #1 plumbing issue. ...
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