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Hire a water tank truck. Some pool supply stores have them; or depending on the state of your community you might be able to strike a deal with the fire department, subject to no fires happening at the time. Park the (empty) truck, pump the water into it, fix the outlet, pump the water back into the pool. The fire department may be able to treat it as a ...


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By shutting off the water main, there is no way for expanded hot water to be relieved by backing into the main. This causes over-pressure and either the pressure relief valve is letting some water out (hopefully into the pan) or the high pressure water is opening a flaw in the tank or a through-hole, such as a heating element, spigot, or water connection. ...


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Try putting the silicone on whilst you are in the shower tray. Your weight will bring the tray down to the level it will be when in use. Loads of people seem to want such long showers these days (I don't understand it I just soap myself clean and go) and this puts such extreme severe strain on buildings. Also make sure the room is well ventilated.


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Sounds like the valve is broken. You'll have to locate the shutoff valve, and turn it off there for now. Pull the fridge out, and look for a valve behind it. If you can't find one, you'll have to look elsewhere (basement, crawlspace, etc.). It's common for fridges to be fed using saddle valves, so you might want to start looking for that first. You ...


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I work on a house with similar problems. The basement was damp(er) and the grass wasn't properly graded away from the house. It had an incorrectly pitched patio which we poured 4" of concrete over, giving it a new 1/8" pitch. We add more dirt around the house every few years and we have to pack it around the foundation each year, back against the house. It ...


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A water expansion tank gives water a place to expand in a closed system (frequently found with boilers, or home water supplies with a check valve). Otherwise, heated water cannot expand and instead increases pressure until some component of the system leaks or explodes. If the tank is on the hot water heating system, then it's there to relieve expansion ...



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