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My thermostat stopped working, my electric water heater got too hot, and water boiled out of the T&P valve. I just had to replace the thermostat. Have it looked at by a plumber. So yes, this can be an intermittent thing. And yes, there could be a slow leak somewhere else. What type of WH is it? Gas, electric? Please add this answer to the bottom of ...


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You will need to contact the city to have the municipal water shut off while the repair is made. A leak like this can quickly get worse and before you know it, your entire house can be flooded with no way to shut off the water. If the leak gets worse and you can't get a hold of the city, you can call the city police on their non-emergency number and they ...


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"Duck" or duct tape is pointless here. You MIGHT get some temporary slowdown from using a self-fusing silicone overwrap, but it's not a solution, and will be difficult to use effectively on an active leak, especially with an elbow involved. You need to contact your water company and arrange for the water to be shut off from outside the house so this can be ...


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Concrete cannot be the top layer of any roof. Most likely you have just a concrete slab and not roof system (with layers of insulation).What you should do is to cover concrete with metal sheet for example. What is extremely important is that this metal sheet isn't horizontal; it must be under slope. Now if you want to get it done properly you should put some ...


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This will sound stupid, but on top-loaders it can come from simply having too much in it, or too large item. Or some items that cause it to be unbalanced, but not enough for the machine to dance around. I came in my house one day to see the lid flopping up and down, the rinse water just bouncing off the top of beach towels. I've also stopped it when it was ...


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Yes, the outer tub got a hole and during spin the water rose and leaked through the hole. You can only see the hole after removing the inner tub.


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The typical mid-trap joint of a plastic P-trap does not have a washer. Instead there is a tapered end that fits down into a smooth beveled hole on the opposite piece. The tightening of the nut forces them together to form a tight seal. Your's looks to be this type. If this joint is leaking for you then there are several probable causes. There is crud on ...


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Drain pump clogged full of pet fur and hair. The small drain you open at the bottom behind the latch located on the front . There is a piece you pull out and it was full after many years.


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I can only provide anecdotal answers to questions 2 & 3. I have successfully used a few drops of concentrated food coloring, at different places I suspect for leaks in a water softener and its related valves and plumbing. I used 3 different colors if memory serves me right. We had a very slow/unnoticeable leak, apart from the puddle of course. I was ...


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Typically this would be a quarter turn valve, and turning the key on the left would open the valve. It may or may not rotate 360 degrees, the design does not indicate that. Adding some oil or lubricant to all surfaces around the 'wing' cannot hurt. If you are able to cut off the flow with the blue valve, try releasing the screw on the side of the Mueller. ...



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