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    Problems installing Moen shower valve.

    I converted my dual control water shower valves to a single control. It is a Moen (moe63170)rough in 4 port with stops. The problem is, after I have hooked up all the connections, I get no water...
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    gas fired,,,,,,,,,,,,,"State" tank started...

    gas fired,,,,,,,,,,,,,"State" tank started leaking...50 gallon....65,000 BTU.......someone told me that the water softener will cause the anod rod to corrode twice as fast, which will put more rust...
  3. Changing water pressure on house pressure regulator.

    I have an old inline whole house pressure regulator. My city water pressure is around 85 pounds. I have tried to adjust the regulator with a gauge attached right after the regulator with no change in...
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    Water Softener ruining my hot water tank????

    I was wondering if anyone has any info that a water softener caused a hot water tank to prematurely fail? I have had to replace my hot tanks (I have 2)3 times in the last 10 years. I am on normal...
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    Changing boiler water pump.

    My water pump on my boiler is making noise. I was going to change it out. It is an American Standard with a Gossit pump. On the zone manifold there are drain valves. Before changing pump, I was going...
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    Changing boiler water pump.

    My water pump on my boiler is making noise. I was going to change it out. It is an American Standard with a Gossit pump. On the zone manifold there are drain valves. Before changing pump, I was going...
  7. Well water building up calcium deposits.........

    Is there a in-line filter to put in after the pump to eliminate calcium buildup? This is destroying coffee makers and is plugging up my washer. Any advise?
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    Installing Pergo laminate flooring

    I am installing some laminate flooring. Should you start at the entry doorway & lay the boards parallel with the entry way or follow the wall line? Should you stagger the joints, or keep them the...
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    Installing Pex Questions

    Good morning. I am redoing all of my water supply with pex. I have an upstairs area that I am going to turn into an apartment for my mother. I was planning on running 3/4 pex up there, and cap it...
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    Thank you for all of your help....Karl

    Thank you for all of your help....Karl
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    Local code says any time you put a new hot water...

    Local code says any time you put a new hot water tank, or any other plumbing you need a expansion tank. I am not going to have this work inspected, but I was just wondering the right way to put one...
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    installing an expansion tank

    I am putting in some new plumbing, and I have to put an expansion tank in. My questions are do I need one for my hot water tank, and the main water supply, or just my main water supply? Where do I...
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    why use purple primer on sche 40

    I am putting in some new 3" sche 40 drain pipe for a toilet, and I was told to use the purple primer before I glue the pieces together. Why do I need to do this, and do I apply the primer to both...
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    thanks for the reply. I have looked into the...

    thanks for the reply. I have looked into the battery setup, and I have never had good luck with battery back up anything. I just ended up buying the guardian from aymcdonald, and I have to say that...
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    back-up water powered sump

    i have installed a back-up water sump from home depot, and it is not keeping up with the water coming into the sump hole. i have installed 3/4 pipe right off the main 3/4 line. a local dealer carries...
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    reason for using primer on PVC joints

    Why is it necessary to use primer when gluing PVC joints? Wouldn't glue alone be enough?
  17. sounds like there is something wrong with hot...

    sounds like there is something wrong with hot water tank,,,,,,,,,,,,how old is the tank? does this happen when you use the hot water anywhere else in the house,,,,,,shower,,,dishwasher?
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    Well, herk,,,,,,,,,,,,,if you do not ask ,,,,,you...

    Well, herk,,,,,,,,,,,,,if you do not ask ,,,,,you will never learn,,,,,,,,,I do know what I am doing,,,,,,,,,,but not everything,,,,,,,,,,,that is why I am here to see what is involved before I...
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    thanks for your reply. do you mean by trapped...

    thanks for your reply. do you mean by trapped standpipe, creating a new drain down thru floor, with a trap in it? and if that is what you meant, do i still have to loop drain hose from dw to below...
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    hooking up plumbing for a dishwasher

    i instaling an under-the-counter dishwasher for someone, and the dishwasher is not right next to the sink. she is currently using a portable one. my question's are, if i run a drain line down to tie...
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    disappointed

    Well,,I am a little disappointed in the reply's to my post. I SAID,,,,THAT I STARTED THE REMODEL, AND THE HOMEOWNERS ASKED ME ABOUT THIS BATHROOM IDEA! IF THEY WOULD HAVE SAID THIS UP FRONT,,,I WOULD...
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    knocking noise as in hot water tank

    I recently drained my hot water tank, and while I was doing that, I had to reroute some plumbing, to make it easier to get at my furnace. After I got plumbing done, and water back into tank, every...
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    breaking into main stack in basement

    I am doing a basement remodel, and the owners have decided they want to put a bathrrom in. They have 2, 4" stacks coming into floor, at opposite ends of basement, and I am assuming that they tie into...
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