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I just bought a Sears water heater and it was making a loud whining-droning noise. (the Sears store told me it was the flue that the non Sears plumber installed- this was baloney) I called Sears tech and the repairmen said it was a known problem in a gas valve- took him 10 minutes to fix it. I couldn't see exactly what he tweaked next to the burner. But ...


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Maybe. Generally, the number and size of the downspouts is sized to handle a certain water volume. So if two downspouts were installed, then they probably can't handle just two. Also, the gutters have to be pitched at down 1/2 inch for every 10 feet. If your facia board isn't tall enough to handle that slope for the entire length, then you need two ...


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Sounds like a partial clog/blockage of a pipe. It is most likely in one of the fitting that was added. Is shutoff valves all open completely? Is that pex piping? Is it kinked somewhere? Does the water pressure drop when using cold water? If you paid someone to add the tank tell them to fix it. They screwed up somewhere.


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Easy water does not lower hardness. It is some wires you wrap around the pipes that cost $1500 and "magnetize" the limestone so it "will not stick to you pipes and fixtures as much". Look it up under scams, fraud etc...


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I'm draining my pool cover right now with the shop vac. Run it until the water hits the top. When you pull the lid motor you've already created the suction you need. It is slow but steady. No need to drill a hole in the side. It just pours out the top.


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Because the output of your 3000 gallon tank is gravity fed. Get a Grundfos MQ pressure boosting pump. No external pressure tank, switch etc needed. It's built to turn on as soon as you open your faucet. We are using one in a similar situation and are very happy with it. http://us.grundfos.com/products/find-product/mq.html


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Copper work hardens, so every time you move that line it will become stiffer and more prone to kinking. A replacement copper tube will be "dead soft" and easier to work with. If you have the fridge back where you want it and the kinks have not produced a sharp spot (a flat is okay) then you're fine. You might want to buy a replacement to have on hand if ...


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Depends on how slight you mean by slightly.


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If you need help with gardening-related tasks, you probably want to ask on Gardening & Landscaping Stack Exchange. The answer to your question is to not build a dam, but instead prevent this scenario from occurring. Probably the biggest issue I can think of with a dam is water on the wrong side of it - you've essentially built a mini-pool against your ...


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That sounds like an overly complicated setup with far more pumps than it should need. Or else you said pump when you meant tank in two places, actually, re-reading it. In short, you can have as many pressure tanks as you like. Locating them closer to the point of use (the house) would be helpful, to a limited extent. That limited extent is the "effective ...


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According to this document from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), distillation and reverse osmosis are both effective at lowering the fluoride level of drinking water to below 4 mg/L. How will fluoride be removed from my drinking water? The following treatment method(s) have proven to be effective for removing fluoride to below 4.0 mg/L or ...


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There are simple but effective methods to remove flouride from water - Reverse Osmosis, Distillation and Activated Alumina Deflouridation. The first two methods are great for water purification in general.


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Yes, RO can remove most of the fuoride (according to the mfg specs on my system). Distillation will also remove just about everything -- in either case, you should weigh the benefits of these systems (costly!) vs using a water cooler for drinking water. Deionizers and activated alumina are more obscure filtration systems that you can look into as well.


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I wonder if there is some pipe that has had water sitting in it for a while. I saw this at my grandmother's house where there were bathroom taps that didn't get used for months at a time. It was so that blue my initial reaction was that it was blue toilet bowl cleaner contaminated from a cistern. Blue or green water is caused by the corrosion of internal ...



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