(206) 949-5683, Top Rated Plumber, Seattle

Search:

Type: Posts; User: BrianP; Keyword(s):

Search: Search took 0.13 seconds.

  1. Replies
    0
    Views
    511

    anyone familiar with outdoor sump pits?

    Older house with an outdoor sump pit. Access is via a manhole cover and the pit is about 12 feet deep. There is a pump suspended into the pit. There is a floor drain in the basement that is...
  2. Replies
    0
    Views
    272

    Sump Pump Question

    Help me understand what happened. Have a pump with a "built in" check valve which is basically a rubber disk that fits inside the discharge and is held in place when the discharge pipe is attached. ...
  3. Replies
    0
    Views
    223

    Outside Dry well

    Older farm house. Foundation drainage and gray water both drain into an outdoor drywell. The drywell is about 12' deep and is accessed via a manhole cover. There is also a floor drain in the...
  4. Replies
    2
    Views
    481

    Resdential metering valves for toilets

    IS there any such thing? I'm on well and septic and the toilet was running the other day for a few hours. Fortuantely, I was home and noticed it before the septic filled up completely and the well...
  5. Replies
    19
    Views
    2,254

    Got it. I do know how the AVC works. It worked...

    Got it. I do know how the AVC works. It worked everytime under the "old" system bleeding off the excess air put in by the air maker system each time the pump went on.

    I'm just pissed now that I...
  6. Replies
    19
    Views
    2,254

    Thanks Texas Wellman. Maybe I'm jumping the gun...

    Thanks Texas Wellman. Maybe I'm jumping the gun here. What's the best way to determine when it's time to add air? And when I do add air, do I need to drain down the tank or can I add air with some...
  7. Replies
    19
    Views
    2,254

    It sounds like if I don't stay on top on this on...

    It sounds like if I don't stay on top on this on a regular basis I will have problems. I should have insisted the well guy put the bleeder valve in like the old one dispite what he told me that it...
  8. Replies
    19
    Views
    2,254

    Thanks Valveman. So the fact that the tank is at...

    Thanks Valveman. So the fact that the tank is at 2/3rds water is indicating a problem?

    Also, I don't have an actual guage on the top. It's like a tire valve that I can check with a tire guage....
  9. Replies
    19
    Views
    2,254

    Galvanized Tank Question

    First off, let me apologize in advance for the lenght of this post. Just want to make sure all of the info is here.

    I Have a 82 gallon galavanized steel tank. Just recently had my 35 year old...
  10. Replies
    2
    Views
    802

    PVC Pipe and Cable cost

    What is the going price per foot for Sch 80 PVC and electrical cable that I could expect a contractor to charge in the midwest?
  11. Peerless Gas boiler - replacement burner tubes

    I have a Peerless installed back in 1978. I need to get a replacement burner tube for it. Where can i find something like that? I need to replace the one that holds the thermo-couple in place.
  12. Replies
    6
    Views
    2,681

    Maybe I'm describing this wrong to you. When the...

    Maybe I'm describing this wrong to you. When the pressure switch turns on after a few seconds you can hear air going into the tank creating a bubbling sound. Water than starts to flow and the...
  13. Replies
    6
    Views
    2,681

    No it looks like a standard check valve. They...

    No it looks like a standard check valve. They said the pump makes air when it turns on before the water starts flowing and that is sufficient for the tank.
  14. Replies
    6
    Views
    2,681

    Air Ejector Control

    I have a galvanized steel tank which has an air ejector control valve on it. No bladder as the pump makes air. The pressure switch for the pump was set at 30-50. Whenver the pressure got near 30...
  15. Replies
    2
    Views
    2,282

    Can't find toilet seat!!!!

    :mad:

    I have a Kohler Wellington toilet model K4519 (discontinued model) with a round bowl and I cannot find a toilet seat to fit. Kohler customer service was of no help at all. The standard...
  16. Replies
    1
    Views
    1,159

    Water Softner Question

    I have a Water Boss softner now for about 6 years. Works great. However after the last regeneration, the water which is generally clear started coming out slightly yellow in color. I am on a well...
  17. Replies
    16
    Views
    4,398

    I did do what you suggested and the pressure held...

    I did do what you suggested and the pressure held with no change for 30 minutes.

    I confirmed with my well contractor that my system has an air maker in the droppipe. He explained that this is...
  18. Replies
    16
    Views
    4,398

    Follow up question for SpeedBump

    When the air ejector valve opens and releases the excess air in the tank, it will sometimes (not always) spray out small amounts of water as the tank begins to fill and the valve starts to close. ...
  19. Thread: Tank Question

    by BrianP
    Replies
    1
    Views
    768

    Tank Question

    I have an old 80 gallon galvanized tank. Pressure switch is set to 30 - 50.

    Is there a rule of thumb as to how many gallons of water I should get between pump cycles?
  20. Replies
    16
    Views
    4,398

    The pipes are galvanized for the most part.

    The pipes are galvanized for the most part.
  21. Replies
    16
    Views
    4,398

    Thanks Bob for your reply. So based on the...

    Thanks Bob for your reply. So based on the problem as I described it and the fix that was done (replacing the air ejector control) that could logically explain what has occured?

    The one thing I...
  22. Replies
    16
    Views
    4,398

    It is an old well at least 25+ years. ...

    It is an old well at least 25+ years. Unfortunately, I do have any way of running the water without going through the tank.

    I don't get the dirty water all the time. For the most part, it is...
  23. Replies
    16
    Views
    4,398

    Well & Pressure Tank Issues?

    About a week ago, my kitchen faucet became clogged from quite a bit of dirt and sediment in the water. The kitchen faucet is hard water with all other faucets softened water. The other faucets...
Results 1 to 23 of 23