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Old 07-31-2012, 10:08 AM   #1
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Hey,
I live in a 2 story home and my water pressure is at best terrible on are 2nd floor bath, the sink in the Bath is effected as well toilet also,( Low Pressure). I have City water and when they checked it at the City side it was 47lbs, I did a pressure test on the 2nd story Bath and it was 26 lbs. the rest of the House is fine. My Qustion is Could I put in a Pressure tank you see in home with wells? I also would like to redo the water line in the House as well. any thoughts


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Old 07-31-2012, 11:54 AM   #2
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Sounds like someone may have ran a 1/2" instead of the needed 3/4 main supply line to the second floor.

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Joe,
Never even thought to check that? Let me go check and repost. Thanks



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if the city pressure is only 47 lbs thats your problem....thats low..average is around 65-80lbs.... even if your line is only 1/2" it will still show the city pressure....it would however restrict volume flow...
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Is it old steel plumbing?
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