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"shouldn't I have seen a more substantial improvement in pressure and/or flow by upgrading to a NEW, much larger 1" dia. line?" Not if the downstream galv. pipe at the entry point to your home is in the same condition as the pipe you replaced. "does anyone think that the 3/4" meter at the street may be causing a restriction at all?" Yes, but it is ...


The time delay between the hot water tank and the places where you use it is entirely determined by the distance between the two, which you have not changed. Note that larger tubing would be counterproductive here, because the flow is almost entirely determined by the outlet device, and you want to minimize the amount of cold water you need to drain before ...

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