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My initial reaction is that it is still moisture from the January incident. Concrete can be water-tight but most poured slabs are still very porous and water will seep into many of tiny bubbles of the concrete and persist for a very long time. Though the remediation company may have come and dried the floor, the slab may still have water and it is ...


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You can get a test done which shows the types and amounts of mold in the air, as well as on surfaces. Companies will do these kinds of tests, and there are also at-home kits you can buy. Not sure of the efficacy of the home kits, though. You can also get a plumber (or yourself) to feed a camera down your drain pipes, to see if there are any leaks. If there ...


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Clay pot in the beginning it gives out mud smell that's Wat u experienced . To remove the odour u have to clean the pot with rice washed water atleast 15 days . The water which rice was washed should be collected and poured into the pot and keep it for long time as much possible . Doing this continuously the odour goes off .


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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, ...


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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 ...


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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 ...


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It's a quick connector. Water pressure actually pushes the locking mechanism to hold the tube in. With the pressure completely relieved you can press the grey ring around the blue tube inward and at the same time pull the tube out.


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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. ...


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I have seen shallow wells in Oregon that could supply 2 pumps (Using surface pumps not submersible). In this case it comes down to the total pumping rate and pump size. If the pumps are larger than the recovery rate for the well they will soon need repair. A better plan would be to up size the current pump / pressure tank so you would not have to have 2 sets ...


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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.


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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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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 - ...


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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).


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The cause of the seepage is that the system is simply being overwhelmed. During a heavy rain, your dry-well fills quickly, as the downspouts are fed into it. If they didn't feed into there, you'd stand half a chance of the drain system doing what it's supposed to: drain those wells (as opposed to filling them). Those rocks, with their proximity to the (...


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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 ...



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