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Maybe someone in your family flushed an object that jammed the pump. I would instruct everyone in the family not to flush anything other than toilet paper and human waste down the toilet in the basement. Especially if you are on a private septic tank system. Those pumps are pretty tough but can be clogged if you try hard enough. Continue to monitor the ...


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I wouldn't completely rule out sounds getting through the floor, and the walls via the air. But the door is certainly significant,and you're in the right track with sealing it. Is it solid wood or hollow? If the latter, filling it with foam filler might help, though the cardboard honeycomb in such doors may make it difficult or impossible. There are self ...


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I would use a brass bulkhead fitting with Orings. like this photo shows. Add your threaded shutoff valve and hose adapter and you will be good to go. Be careful when cutting the hole if using a standard drill bit they grab and want to break the plastic. A hole saw would be a better way to reduce the chance of breaking. For a 1/2" pipe a 7/8" hole saw for ...


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Making a connection between dissimilar materials (hard/brass and soft/plastic) is difficult. For the best result, it is helpful to transition with one or more materials with in-between stiffness, and/or attach the valve to a wide plate and use a rubber gasket to prevent leaks/failure. I believe that a good place to start would be to look for water heater ...


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To achieve the maximum flow keep your pump at ground level. With a 1/2" slightly pressurized intake it may help to put 3/4" out put to the water tank but much larger would probably be a waste of $. Make sure to have water in the pump at all times the shaft seals are usually ceramic with no water they overheat and crack. This would be another reason to keep ...


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The wire on the pump is not rated to be exposed or cord connected. You will need to mount the pump inside an enclosure such as a Hoffman box or equivalent. Then you can terminate a raceway or cable to the enclosure and the wiring will be protected inside. Since RV's are covered by the National Electrical Code, this will satisfy the NEC. Good luck!



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