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Old 10-28-2012, 08:49 AM   #16
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Any of the valves pictured above can get plugged up with rust---

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sorry to say this post makes no sense...after water is running it does not just stop the run again for no reason...it under pressure ,...if its clogged it won't just start....ben sr
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The OP stated the house is only 25 years old in London (Ontario?), so, no way should it have steel/galvanizred pipes...would be copper so, that just leaves the valves.

IODIY>>take all taps apart and clean out/change washers/cartridges. You can google each e.g., how to change cartridge etc. Valves must be rusted or clogged inside. as stated
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A blob of solder inside the pipes that moves, blocking the lines sometimes and then shifting a bit allowing flow other times?

I can't see a blocked valve in one fixture stopping water flow to other fixtures.
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It's kind of late for an April Fools joke----I hope the OP comes back---or calls a plumber----
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We are moving to a new (to us) house (circa 1957) over the next 20 days so, I am taking a sabbatical and won't be able to offer my sage advice for a while. However, I will be back, likely looking for advice as will be taking on a few projects. Kitchen and bath being at the top of the list. At least the oil furnace is only 8 yrs old.

Wishing success to everyone. Keep on truckin'!!

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Oh goody 1957, does that mean fuses, no grounds, steel and cast pipes, lead paint, plaster walls?
Guess you'll be busy.
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The OP stated the house is only 25 years old in London (Ontario?), so, no way should it have steel/galvanizred pipes...would be copper so, that just leaves the valves.

IODIY>>take all taps apart and clean out/change washers/cartridges. You can google each e.g., how to change cartridge etc. Valves must be rusted or clogged inside. as stated
I'm in London,England, but I think you are right that they would ve
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I'm in London,England, but I think you are right that they would be copper pipes. I will have to give the valves a look.
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It's kind of late for an April Fools joke----I hope the OP comes back---or calls a plumber----
Lol what does OP mean?I'm new to these forums...
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Lol what does OP mean?I'm new to these forums...
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Not something vulgar, I promise.
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My apologies for the hijack but just had to:

JoeCaption JFYI.....new 100 A panel..but, still 12 -2 wiring, all new copper but still cast drains, all new insulation, at least in attic, all new vinyl windows.....mostly just needs some updated electrical, painting and flooring...YOU SADIST!!...Goody, indeed!!!
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Lol what does OP mean?I'm new to these forums...
You problem is such an odd one that I was making a bit of fun----stick around---we will help you.

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