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what might the cause be? The connector isn't tight, so the pivot assembly is loose, so water can work past the seals. It was assembled with dirt in the seals A seal has failed or is damaged Something else. Can water still be reaching the pivot rod itself? Yes. I would disassemble, clean and inspect. replace any worn or damaged parts - ...
We had a similar problem with our Duravit toilet. We followed the instructions above, and after pulling out both the intake water controller portion, as well as the flush control, he didn't find any calcium build-up: just some rust stains. As a final check, my husband reached down into the toilet tank and felt something stuck in the bottom stopper valve. ...
You really are not supposed to divert rain/stormwater into the municipal sewers. It costs the city a lot of money to treat that water. The right tool for this job is a pool cover pump. You can then pump the water wherever you want (a dry well, storm drain, or even just into your yard if the quantity is not too great).
It may not seem intuitive to do this, but not to would be irrational. Temporally secure the hose to something so that it can't fall out of the sink, and go to lunch. Sticking it as far as it will go into a (known working) floor drain would be even better. I've been doing some work in my basement lately. Step one of every morning, is hosing off the 100 years ...
If you have good access to the pipes and can be completely sure that they're empty down to the service entry, then you can get away with turning off the hot water heater and draining the lines/tank. If it's a newer model, though, they're generally extremely efficient, and won't cost you much to leave on for peace of mind. If you can't verify empty lines, ...
What type of wallis the faucet mounted into? I was goingnto recommned a new pipebbut if you said you may break the wall that's a no go. For the winter you shoulsnt have to worry about freezing as long as you shut off the water to the facuet ibside the house and drain out your hose. I belive they do make pvc to copper but ibwould recommend just using copper ...
Not so much a solution as something to check, but our first home had galvanized pipe leading up to the house bibb. This was buried about 24" under the front lawn. The pipe had been slowly turning to rusty mush until one morning it finally gave out and left the front yard a muddy mess. We really didn't have any indication that it had been previously leaking ...
I am guessing that is a small pressure tank (blue thing top of photo). The answer is yes yo can hook up a garden hose. I would add a valve so if the hose springs a leak you can turn it off. The next bit of good news it looks like you have 2 ports on the pressure side (top pipe right) if they unscrew add a hose bib and you can water all you want.
Definitely. It looks like you can even go off one of the Tees already conveniently installed. You'll need an adapter which will depend on the hose, but very simple to install.
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