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  1. Thanks for the tip Runs - Yeah, I'm just...

    Thanks for the tip Runs - Yeah, I'm just replacing a 40 for another 40. Should be a little more efficiant, and I had a Rheem Fury from 1989 that finally gave way.

    It's actually just the wife and...
  2. I ended up pulling the plug on the top one I was...

    I ended up pulling the plug on the top one I was looking at. Forgot that M'nerds takes competitors coupons, so I got 10% off of it. As for the online delivery, not sure how that would work. It was...
  3. Water heater tank leaks, gonna have to replace SOON!

    Apparently this is the year for plumbing. Just installed a water softner about a month ago. Well, low and behold - my water heater is leaking. Got a quote, but for $1200, I think I'll do this...
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    OK - last question then Reading your statement...

    OK - last question then

    Reading your statement above - it looks like I can scale down to 6# (or even 9# if I wanted to play it safe). With the known info on my system - do I leave my settings @...
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    I've actually seen that line chart that you are...

    I've actually seen that line chart that you are talking about. So is the efficiancy based on household water usage, or is the efficiancy based on the size of the unit? We are only averaging about...
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    OK, so I set it to Pre. But I've got a...

    OK, so I set it to Pre.

    But I've got a question now that will need some clarification in lamens terms I'm guessing - because I'm confused.

    Everything I have read says that 1.5 ft of resin is...
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    I actually do have the manual for it, but even...

    I actually do have the manual for it, but even though I've read through it, I really don't know what I'm looking for to even pick out the good stuff. That's kind of how I know the pre/post fill info...
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    Thanks for checking thins over for me -...

    Thanks for checking thins over for me - definately a learning curve to this stuff when you're starting out.
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    Capacity - 32000 Regen - 12 pounds Normal (?)...

    Capacity - 32000
    Regen - 12 pounds
    Normal (?) - other choice was Backwash
    Regen - Auto
    Post Refill
    Downflow
    Regen Normal
    C2 (?)
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    It is metered - probably can't tell from the...

    It is metered - probably can't tell from the picture, but I have it set to the gallons left til refresh setting, rather than the time. I'll check the settings (once I figure it out) and post back. ...
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    This thing is almost as tall as I am, so I just...

    This thing is almost as tall as I am, so I just kind of held my phone above the unit and took a picture - hope I got what was needed. Also noticed water in the brine tank - wasn't sure if that's...
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    OK, think I may be getting this. So if I have...

    OK, think I may be getting this. So if I have ~20gpg hardness x 2 people x 60 gallons/day = 19200 grains a week. So since I've got a 48k grain tank, it would be set correctly to replenish @ 14 days...
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    First hardness test was 23 gpg, today it tested...

    First hardness test was 23 gpg, today it tested at 17. Not sure who was right, or if it can fluctuate that much in a couple of weeks.

    2 people, 1.75 baths (only 1 in use though). Unsure of any...
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    OK - so it seems like the WS1 and 1.25 signifies...

    OK - so it seems like the WS1 and 1.25 signifies the line size. Pretty sure I've got the standard 1" so that solves 1 mystery. Now I'm just kind of double checking the settings to ensure everything...
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    Got a Clack today - 2 questions so far

    So I had a Clack installed after some research, i have 2 quick questions.

    First (probably being a big one actually) - is there a way to tell what "model" it is I've got? Besides the pictures on...
  16. Thanks for the info. The cabinet style never...

    Thanks for the info. The cabinet style never really was in the running, but I thought I'd throw the idea out there and see. If you guys said "no difference at all" then it may have been an obvious...
  17. Planning / Installing new softener, couple of quick questions

    I've been looking into getting a water softener for quite some time now, and have a couple of questions for you pro's out there. After my own research, I decided to take this task on myself rather...
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    What's your take on salt-free softeners?

    I've been sitting on the fence for a couple years about getting a softener installed in the house. I've recently done some fairly large remodels (kitchen, bathroom, with morre to come).

    Long...
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    Spoke to the plumber today and he admitted that...

    Spoke to the plumber today and he admitted that the installation was not done correctly, and he will be out next week to replace the bibb free of charge.

    He did ask though if I drained the system...
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    The original reasons the faucet was replaced was...

    The original reasons the faucet was replaced was (1) I only had 1 handle for the 2 faucets, and was unable to locate a replacement, and (2) the seals were bad on both faucets, causing water to spray...
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    Like I've mentioned before - you're the expert...

    Like I've mentioned before - you're the expert here, not me. But - I do have a question about your mentioned test above. I see a flaw in this theory. The problem is that a frost free (without the...
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    I did speak to my insurance agent, and she...

    I did speak to my insurance agent, and she suggested that I contact the plumber to see how to proceed.

    I never really thought about the spicket being at the wrong incline before it was replaced. ...
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    I see where you're coming from - but just to...

    I see where you're coming from - but just to clarify a bit... My wife told me that the faucet was leaking when she was out watering her plants earlier in the afternoon (when I was gone), and last...
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    Need advice on bad plumbing by contractor

    I came across this forum while looking online and thought someone might be able to help.

    In April 2006, I had a professional plumber come to my house and replace both the front and rear spicket...
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