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  1. I hear what you are saying. But at this point in...

    I hear what you are saying.
    But at this point in my quest, I was trying anything to get a better idea of what is causing the spots/stains.
  2. Correct. The silica test was done on treated...

    Correct. The silica test was done on treated water.
  3. Original poster here....again.... I have an...

    Original poster here....again....
    I have an update...but unfortunately, no solution to the spotting problem.
    As I said previously, I've been trying to get to the bottom of this spotting issue.
    Up...
  4. Hach 5b Hardness Test kit question

    Quick question for the experts.....

    I have a Hach 5b Hardness test kit that I use to periodically test my water to ensure my softener is working properly.
    It expired in July 2011.

    Does anyone...
  5. Dittohead-- I changed the settings to the...

    Dittohead--

    I changed the settings to the following:

    Salt 7# per cubic foot. (I chose 7 because in one post you said I should do 6# and then you said you personally do 8#, so I figured I'd go...
  6. To answer your questions: Household: 2 adults, 2...

    To answer your questions:
    Household: 2 adults, 2 children
    Raw water hardness: 20-22 (WELL WATER)
    Residential usage with no additonal irrigation or swimming pool. Just faucets, laundry, etc.

    I...
  7. Water Softener settings check-up....

    I just wanted to run my softerner settings by everyone on the forum...I haven't looked at them in a while and wanted to make sure everything is in line....
    Plus, I was recently trying to calculate...
  8. Thanks for the help and info...... I may look...

    Thanks for the help and info......
    I may look into some sort of polyphosphate system for the house to reduce the silica as a last resort. Not sure what else to try at this point.
    Just have to find...
  9. Ill send you a PM regarding the whole house RO...

    Ill send you a PM regarding the whole house RO and polyphosphate....
    I don't think I want to go the route of a whole house RO.....I don't want to add anything else to my "honey-do" maintenance...
  10. That is what I've been doing as I search for a...

    That is what I've been doing as I search for a solution to this problem.
    But, and maybe I should have made this clear in my original post, but I'm also concerned about the buildup of the spotting on...
  11. Well.....still no luck playing with the blending...

    Well.....still no luck playing with the blending screw.....so I'm selfishly bumping my thread to the top in frustration with my water situation.
    I'm still getting spots on fixtures that can only be...
  12. Original Poster back.....with an update

    Hey everyone....original poster mrmichaeljmoore here with an update on my water spot saga.

    It's been a while since I've posted, so let me give a quick summary of what I've done.

    I've had 3...
  13. So......the fact that folks are trying to figure...

    So......the fact that folks are trying to figure out why the toilet is gurgling/burping when I flush it, does that mean it should not be doing that? That there is something not right?
    I've never...
  14. I checked the water level in the tank. The...

    I checked the water level in the tank.
    The water is just above the water line mark (WL and a black line) on the over flow tube.

    Any other possible causes for the burping?

    Thanks.
    mm
  15. A plumber installed the toilet so I am not sure...

    A plumber installed the toilet so I am not sure about the water level or any adjustments.
    I will check tonight and report back.


    thanks.
    mm
  16. Toto Dalton flushing problem? (video)

    I have Toto Dalton installed in my basement bathroom.
    This bathroom is hooked up to a Liberty Pump Pro 380 unit.

    As you can see in the video, when you flush the toilet it bubbles/burps/gurgles.
    ...
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    To be clear, I never said I had a problem with...

    To be clear, I never said I had a problem with skid marks or inadequate flushing power. Rather, the main complaint I have is the bowl area ABOVE the water line does not get fully cleaned no many how...
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    Geez....didn't realize that an adequate bowl wash...

    Geez....didn't realize that an adequate bowl wash was a luxury item....
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    The holes are fine. No clogs. It's the spaces...

    The holes are fine. No clogs.
    It's the spaces between the holes above the waterline where no water cleans the bowl that is the problem...no water, no cleaning....
    Oh well, I guess I have to live...
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    I agree with the sentiments here regarding the...

    I agree with the sentiments here regarding the bowl wash for the Toto Dalton (CST734F).
    Although the flushing power is very good, the bowl wash is absolutely terrible. The bowl wash is merely a...
  21. Problem with water spots on chrome fixtures

    I am having a problem with spots on chrome fixtures.
    I am on well water.
    Location: Connecticut

    Here is my raw water analysis:
    Hardness - 21 GPG (grains per gallon)
    Iron - 0.05 mg/l (ferrous)...
  22. Quick update: I contacted Bosch. Since the unit...

    Quick update:
    I contacted Bosch. Since the unit is still under warranty, they recommended I have a Bosch certified dealer come out and take a look.

    The tech came out and confirmed that the...
  23. Aprilaire 1710A Stand Alone Dehumidifier

    I am looking to replace my current dehumidifiers. They are loud and they are energy hogs.
    I am looking into the Aprilaire 1710A, stand alone unit.
    But I just wanted to get some experts...
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    i use PVC for my dryer.....the 4" drain pipe...

    i use PVC for my dryer.....the 4" drain pipe (available at Lowes/HD).

    I clean it every couple months. No tape on the joints; just friction fit.
    Never had a problem in 5+ years.....
    The pipe is...
  25. I reran the line as best as I could. It comes...

    I reran the line as best as I could. It comes out of the back of the dishwasher at the bottom (as it is installed), then directly through the cabinet at the bottom, then up as I high as I can go to...
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