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    Hmmm...just thought it must the same as a hot...

    Hmmm...just thought it must the same as a hot water heater, having a sacrificial anode to protect the metal...but I know you know more than me...and yes, figured out how I'd know my boiler is failing!
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    Okay, I'm getting the idea that you guys have a...

    Okay, I'm getting the idea that you guys have a serious issue with some 'supposedly' invisible, odorless gas! JK!

    This furnace has to be 20 years or older...so, although there might be...
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    Fortunately, I haven't needed to do anything...

    Fortunately, I haven't needed to do anything yet...but since I really need to plan my repairs without aid of another car going to get parts, I tend to plan my work pretty well. But, by doing that, I...
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    That's the answer then. Just asking, Terry. It...

    That's the answer then. Just asking, Terry. It wouldn't matter whether the future buyer had kids of any size or not, if there isn't a legitimate repair, there isn't.

    He told me his quote was...
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    Cracked heat exchanger in furnace

    A good friend of mine is selling his home and was just told yesterday that he has (and I saw) a 1/4" hole in the front corner of the heat exchanger in his gas fired heater.

    Is there a legitimate...
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    Guys, All done thanks to you...largely! ...

    Guys,

    All done thanks to you...largely! Where I live in NJ, the 'City' doesn't turn off the street shut off, the water company does. Called for an 'appointment' and they said they'd turn off...
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    HJ, I think the comment about the valve before...

    HJ,

    I think the comment about the valve before the water meter was because my water meter has a valve inside the house before it. I also have a street shut off...and didn't even think that they...
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    I'm just an idiot trying to save what's probably...

    I'm just an idiot trying to save what's probably like $300 to have a plumber come to sweat one valve and the personal issues I'd have with my family if we went a day without water...but you make a...
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    Ah, that's a decent reason. I was actually...

    Ah, that's a decent reason. I was actually realizing how easy that would be when I looked at things...although I could do that without shutting off the street valve anyway. My leaking shutoff is...
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    Thanks Thez! Out of curiosity, do your street...

    Thanks Thez!

    Out of curiosity, do your street valve covers also have a 'locking nut'? Pentagon design for the bolt head here is supposed to stop people that want to open it? LOL I thought that...
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    Shutting off water supply from street

    Folks,

    First, it's been a while since I needed to be here, but want to thank so many of your for helping me do over a bathroom all by myself--though the kids carried some boxes of tile/plaster!
    ...
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    Jim, Thanks again. On the pressure... When...

    Jim,

    Thanks again. On the pressure...

    When my faucet is open, I read 52 psi from gauge in water heater drain valve. I put that in the expansion tank.

    Now, the highest pressure I read is...
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    All done, guys! Added 2 gal. expansion tank,...

    All done, guys!

    Added 2 gal. expansion tank, pumped it up to supply pressure of 52 lbs, and now, I'm sure you know, my pressure in the hot water heater is only 60 lbs, not the 112 it was before....
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    Thanks again guys. Guess I have some work to do!...

    Thanks again guys. Guess I have some work to do!

    One thing I have to check, though, is whether I actually do have a backflow check valve...so if anyone is still reading this...

    I do have the...
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    Well, this seems like a good time to do it...

    Well, this seems like a good time to do it all...I'll be replacing the TP valve with one at 150 psi...not a lot more to cut in an expansion tank.

    Anyone happen to know if it's floating in a 3/4"...
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    You seem like such a trustworthy guy, I guess...

    You seem like such a trustworthy guy, I guess I'll believe you!

    I'm still curious, just for curiosities' sake, whether my situation is so uncommon...also, come to think of it, why didn't the...
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    Hmmm, so this house survived for 50 years without...

    Hmmm, so this house survived for 50 years without expansion tank where one was supposed to be...been living on borrowed time I guess! LOL

    No, drinking water doesn't come through the same line...
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    I do have an expansion tank...filtrol model...

    I do have an expansion tank...filtrol model 110...WP 100 psi, charge pressure 12 psi (and I checked the pressure, it is 12 lbs....and there's no water coming out).

    So I guess the real question is...
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    Dip tubes online

    Cas,

    I just replaced my diptube and got one from Waterheaterrescue.com

    The curved diptube I got had close nipple attached...so did combo, flexible, mag anode they sold...since I didn't have...
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    Crossed, posts, Redwood...sorry and thanks! ...

    Crossed, posts, Redwood...sorry and thanks!

    Yes, it only goes up to 112 when it's heating. I just turned the faucet on for a second...cold water faucet for 2 secs. and pressure dropped to 80. ...
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    Quick clarification if needed. The 112 lbs. I'm...

    Quick clarification if needed. The 112 lbs. I'm getting is from the hot water heater itself...on the drain valve of the gas hot water heater itself...with all faucets off of course.

    Should I also...
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    Thanks Redwood! Okay, I'll get a 150 lb one as...

    Thanks Redwood!

    Okay, I'll get a 150 lb one as soon as I can. So that picture is of what I have, so presume I do have closed system.

    Is it okay that my gas water heater gets up to 112 lbs of...
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    Water heater pressure

    Folks,

    Hope you can help alleviate some concerns I have about my hot water heater.

    Quick background--

    Recently replaced dip tube, anode, drain valve...had lost dip tube and this work gave us...
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    Thanks again, hj and cass. I guess I could've...

    Thanks again, hj and cass. I guess I could've figured out those options...so I'll wait a little bit and if need be, get into it!

    D
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    forgot to mention

    my drip an hour is not in the valve, but between the valve and pipe...coming through the threads, not the valve.
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