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  1. Plumbing
    A few weeks ago I noticed that water was leaking from the pipe that runs out of the emergency pressure release valve on my water heater. I did some research and came to the conclusion that either the valve was defective or the expansion tank was defective. I did a visual inspection of the...
  2. Plumbing
    So I recently had a new t&p valve installed on my water heater thinking that was the cause of water coming out of it. It didn't fix the problem. After showering one loud pop can be heard and then eventually maybe 30 minutes later I will find water in the bucket I put underneath the valve. Trying...
  3. Plumbing
    Our condo complex just started a water meter project where they will be billing each unit based on water usage. Plumbers have come into each unit and installed new water meters to measure the usage. I noticed shortly after installation that my meter was starting/stopping frequently when the...
  4. Plumbing
    is it better to have an expansion tank right side up or upside down? or does it even matter. i've seen them both ways
  5. Plumbing
    I'm familiar with pressure relief valves on water heaters but I'm looking at the California Plumbing Code 608.2 (http://bulk.resource.org/codes.gov/bsc.ca.gov/gov.ca.bsc.2010.05.html#p145) and it says "An approved expansion tank shall be installed in the cold water distribution piping...
  6. Plumbing
    Home is 11 years old and I am the original owner. I recently replaced the expansion tank and have since lost water pressure to the entire house. Pressure is okay as long as a toilet, faucet, washer or valve is NOT used at the same time. I have replaced the expansion tank before and have never...
  7. Plumbing
    Hello, I had a new water heater installed a while ago and the installer told me he could not re-install the saddle valve on the cold water connection to the water heater that led to our Aprilaire humidifier because those were not to be re-used due to leakage concerns. I trusted the guy, so...
  8. Plumbing
    Hi, My heat is with cast iron radiators! This is my 3rd winter in this house. The first winter everything worked great! The 2nd winter all radiators started out ok but by the end of the winter 2 of them stopped working. Now this year I started the unit and all of the radiators on the 2nd...
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