Cutting Lines From Well To Pump - Plumbing - DIY Home Improvement | DIYChatroom

Go Back   DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum > Home Improvement > Plumbing


Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 06-27-2011, 09:40 PM   #1
Join Date: Mar 2010
Posts: 375
Rewards Points: 264

Cutting lines from well to pump

Here is a picture of my pump:

There are two black pipes that bring water in the house - they are joined together right when they enter the wall.

What I want to do is shorten the lines so I can move the pump into the corner. Then I want to take out at least one section of hose and extend copper lines that are already there closer to the pump, and add in a big blue water filter.

Pretty confident with the first part, since I had the water filter hooked up right before I took the photo's (thus the buckets) One of the hoses is dripping out of the part before the threads - not sure if it can be fixed.

Part that has me worried is cutting the water-in lines. I'm thinking if I cut the pipes about a foot out of the wall, I can add a 90 fitting and run it straight down the wall.

On a side note - whenever I shut the water off and then turn it back on, it's solid rust for a couple minutes. Is there any way I can flush out rust short of turning everything off and back on? My new sediment filter is already brown =/


tibberous is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Help with Heat Pump System Wiring AlanScott HVAC 11 10-10-2010 12:19 PM
cutting round lines on ceramic tile wombosi Flooring 3 06-21-2010 05:58 PM
Sewer gas smell in basement from sump pump mirage212 Plumbing 15 10-23-2008 06:09 PM
Foundation drain and sump pump slatergrl Plumbing 3 02-10-2008 09:36 AM
sump pump continuing running deck hand Plumbing 2 01-16-2008 04:35 PM

Top of Page | View New Posts


Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.1