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  1. If you need to add air to the tank, it varies...

    If you need to add air to the tank, it varies depending on your pressure setting.
    20-40 pressure switch setting needs 18 lbs. air
    30-50 pressure switch setting needs 28 lbs. air
    40-60 pressure...
  2. I thought the energy factor (.90 .93 .95) was...

    I thought the energy factor (.90 .93 .95) was dependent on how well the tank is insulated instead of the type of heating elements (copper vs stainless steel) but I may be wrong about this???...
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    My sister had the same problem with hers, also a...

    My sister had the same problem with hers, also a Bosch. She was using the dishwasher tablets but switched to Cascade Powder and also changed cycles, maybe to " Auto" instead of what she was using and...
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    New Water Heater-Cost to Operate

    I was looking at new electric water heaters on the Home Depot site. Of course they have all sizes with variable warranties. It also list the yearly operating cost for each model. The 6 and 9 year...
  5. Also, some brands tend to have a problem with...

    Also, some brands tend to have a problem with smells inside more than others.
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    Just wondering, what temperature do you have your...

    Just wondering, what temperature do you have your water heater set on?
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    Sounds like a split pipe in the well.

    Sounds like a split pipe in the well.
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    If everything is turned off going everywhere...

    If everything is turned off going everywhere else, wouldn't that only leave a leaking check valve(or small crack/hole) at the pump and the water is running out of the tank back into the well? Maybe...
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    Read this just a while back. It said to use Tide...

    Read this just a while back. It said to use Tide Laundry Detergent Powder (Original) and it would unclog drain lines? This was from some lady that had tried it and she said it worked when everything...
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    Years ago I had a similar problem. If you ran...

    Years ago I had a similar problem. If you ran water in a bucket looked like pieces of Kleenex floating around. Started clogging screens,etc. It was an impeller wearing down and causing the trouble....
  11. Thread: Pump Life

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    I had a multi-stage jet pump before with a Sta...

    I had a multi-stage jet pump before with a Sta Rite 20 gal tank. When I got this new F&W sub(10gpm) the well guy changed the tank too because it was about 20 yr. old. He put in the 20 gal Well X Trol...
  12. Thread: Pump Life

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    Pump Life

    I was reading another question here about Tank size and the bigger tank = fewer-longer cycles and a longer pump life.

    I have a 3/4 hp F&W sub with a 62 gal and a 20 gal Well X Trol tanks. It is...
  13. My old pump did this also. It was for 2 houses...

    My old pump did this also. It was for 2 houses and cattle. It just couldnt keep up with demand. Did ok as long as only one thing was on. The pump was worn out. I think mine was about 16-18 years old....
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    It doesnt hurt a pump to run constantly. It is...

    It doesnt hurt a pump to run constantly. It is when they short cycle that burns them up.
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    Mine did the same thing and it was a split in the...

    Mine did the same thing and it was a split in the pipe right above the pump.
  16. You will also need to change your tanks air...

    You will also need to change your tanks air charge when you adjust your pressure switch.
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    Did you check your air pressure in the tank when...

    Did you check your air pressure in the tank when you changed switches? With the 40-60 switch you should have 36-38 psi air in the tank.
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    What kind of detergent do you use? I had the same...

    What kind of detergent do you use? I had the same problem about every 8-12 months. After cleaning the line out 3-4 times I happened to change detergent. I havent had a clog in over 3 years now. I was...
  19. Acidwater: Go to Automatic Washer.org and ask...

    Acidwater: Go to Automatic Washer.org and ask about your KAid. There is a guy there that is a KAid specialist- Maybe more than one. They can even tell you places to find parts for your dishwasher...
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    Poll: Could your power company be billing you under a...

    Could your power company be billing you under a different rate than residential? Since it has been a Church and a Day Care it may be billed at a higher rate?? Worth checking into.
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    You will want to get a tank big enough that your...

    You will want to get a tank big enough that your pump will run at least a minute during cycles OR go with the small "pside-kick" that gives you constant pressure and keeps your pump from cycling...
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    Look on the Home Depot site. They have the LG-...

    Look on the Home Depot site. They have the LG- WM3987HW 3.6 cu.ft capacity.
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    LG still makes the combo units. A 24" and a 27",...

    LG still makes the combo units. A 24" and a 27", at least they are still on the website.
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    They do make a top load dryer. My neighbor has...

    They do make a top load dryer. My neighbor has one and really likes it. Made by Fisher/Paykel.
  25. Charmin...

    Charmin is a problem--been there before. Plumbers and even two septic guys I know say to stay away from Charmin. It just doesnt break down like others. I too use the Angel Soft and no trouble there....
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