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comment What do I do about a VERY MOLDY dishwasher air gap?
If it's in the air gap I'd bet it's all along the hose and there may be other issues. Air gaps aren't that expensive. Don't bother cleaning. replace. Go for replacing drain hose too. If landlord won't do it you may be able to do it and subtract from your rent with his permission depending on the laws where you live. Might help to have doctor indicate you could have a problem with mold. It's possible the dishwasher backed up and there could be more mold elsewhere.
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comment Do you size a DHW expansion tank to incoming pressure or pressure after PRV?
Is this the type of valve you're talking about? homedepot.com/p/… I guess put in a screw in Tee on a section over the sink, put in a reducer fitting on the output side and attach some 1/4" flexible copper to drain into the sink. Will that work or do you have a better idea?
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comment Do you size a DHW expansion tank to incoming pressure or pressure after PRV?
It can be anywhere on the system right? Maybe 10-15' of piping away is a laundry sink and if I install it there can have it drain into the sink. Would that work?
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comment Do you size a DHW expansion tank to incoming pressure or pressure after PRV?
Thanks. I added more variables to the question but this answer was very helpful. Even at 130F temperature the smallest tank will still have enough capacity for about 95PSI incoming pressure if precharged to 65. When you say add a pressure relief valve on the low side, do you mean in addition to the T&P valve on the WH?
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comment Do you size a DHW expansion tank to incoming pressure or pressure after PRV?
@Ecnerwal just over 90psi current, guess reduce it to 65 psi?
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revised Electrolux vacuum lightbulb keeps burning out?
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comment Electrolux vacuum lightbulb keeps burning out?
I don't have the bulbs anymore but they were somewhere around 2.5-3" long and maybe about 1/2" diameter at the base? I'm primarily interested in what might be causing the bulbs to die so quickly because if it's something in the power head causing a problem how do I know it may not burn out even an LED bulb. The vacuum, the areas vacuumed and the person doing the vacuuming haven't changed so the bulbs should be having the same stress they previously had but for some reason they burn out quickly.
Apr
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comment Electrolux vacuum lightbulb keeps burning out?
Yeah works fine. It's not my vacuum so not my call. He likes the light to see while vacuuming underthings.
Apr
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comment Electrolux vacuum lightbulb keeps burning out?
Hmm... i thought I put the link in one of my other comments.. guess not evacuumstore.com/p-7823-electrolux-epic-6500-bulb.aspx
Apr
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comment Electrolux vacuum lightbulb keeps burning out?
I don't know of any LED bulbs with that base so nne have been used. If you know of any please let me know but these types of bulbs are supposed to work in this installation and have successfully in the past. I'm wondering if there could somehow be a problem with the socket that may be causing arcing. One more note, after the bulb burns out it gets black from what I'm told if that makes a difference.
Apr
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comment Electrolux vacuum lightbulb keeps burning out?
This is not a generic bulb and the vacuum is very old and has only had this problem recently. OEM and 3rd party bulbs meant for this vacuum have had issues.
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