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Don't use an extender! Assuming an extender is some sort of little 3-to-1 (or similar) gadget to just "make extra outlets", those are not normally recommended for (a) permanent use, (b) hidden use or (c) high power use. Permanent Use - They get forgotten and they are an extra point of failure since they are just "hanging around" so they ...


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Turning the dishwasher on it shouldn't make a difference as long as they leave their kitchen tap run a little stream of water. This should keep the main service from freezing. Inside the house as long as you have a heater (which you said setting the thermostat to 70F) which is what I keep my house around at all winter. They will not freeze inside the ...


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It will do no harm and I've heard a slow dripping faucet will indeed help keep pipes from freezing. BTW, I live in Minnesota and know a little something about cold weather: It sounds like you have a good handle on things.


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I have the same issu than you. I'm expecting to put a divider and to connect the brita on one end and the dishwasher quick connect on the other end. I could also use an elbow adaptor if I wish both faucet to face down. By now, it's the better option I found. I also try to find another quick connect to connect to the brita and switch on the brita and the ...


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I was going to guess the valve outlet is 1/2" compression (if threads are very close together). If not, the it's 1/2" pipe thread. There are no supply lines for 1/2" compression at hardware stores these days. If it is pipe thread, then you're in luck and a different hose can be substituted. Otherwise you'll have to replace the valve. I ...


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Here is a chart of nominal vs actual pipe sizes. From the picture, I would say it is a 3/8" value.


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As you can see in the link to the hose for the dishwasher it has a 3/8" fitting. Your valve appears to be for a 1/2" connection. You can go to the brass fitting section of the plumbing section and look for a 1/2" to 3/8" adapter. If yours is not 1/2" then you should be able to find an adapter that will work.


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You can put the dishwasher wherever you want. You will have to provide it with water and a drain that meets code - and it's not at all likely that you can run 17 feet to join the sink drain while meeting code. So you'll have to arrange plumbing to serve the water input and drain output needs of the dishwasher where you want to put it, independent of the sink....


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Indeed, an aluminum or zinc anode rod replacement in the water heater would be the solution if the smell is linked to water anywhere else in the house.


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Do you smell sulfer in your shower too? Hot water heaters are often a source of silver smell. This is from https://www.corroprotec.com/rotten-egg-smell/?gclid=CjwKCAiApNSABhAlEiwANuR9YBMCVqxTMTUdOi-sj72Uo4aK_zwGvhKcSoBPB8NkZqWyZ1Wp5cwKkBoCATgQAvD_BwE What Causes The Rotten Egg Smell Although there are several reasons why you have rotten egg smell in your hot ...


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