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  1. Plumbing
    The pressure in my kitchen sink when using the hot water is very low. I cleaned the aerator and also disconnected the line from the valve. There seems to be a slow but steady stream of water continuing to come up from the pipe when the hot water valve was turned off. Any ideas? I’m very...
  2. Plumbing
    Hi everyone, David here. This is the current situation. Very little water flowing at the faucets. Well gauge reads almost zero, maybe a couple of psi. Bladder tank pressure is set to 38 psi or as close as I can get it in accordance with the instructions for establishing the tank pressure...
  3. Plumbing
    The hot water pressure is extremely low on my second floor even though the cold is just fine. The hot water tank is only about two years old. I have all copper pipes and the shut valves are opened all the way. There is only one bathroom on the second floor and I have the same problem with the...
  4. General DIY Discussions
    I have a Flotec FP7120 tank. My wife was working on fixing a lead and shut the well pump off through the circuit breaker. This was done numerous times and each time we waited for the water to completely drain from the system. Once we finished her project, the water flow in the house is pretty...
  5. Plumbing
    We just bought this home a couple months ago and it's our first home with a well water system. The house was completely re-built about 4 years ago and at that time they installed a RO system. Unfortunately the RO company has gone out of business and we can no longer get replacement filters...
  6. Plumbing
    Kinda hitting my head against the wall on this one. Had 2 used toilets installed and the water would flush very slowly with hardly any suction. Now ive just put in a new toilet that just needs to be bolted down. I crawled under my mobile home and opened up the P Trap of the sink, went back into...
  7. Plumbing
    Hello DIYchat! I have come across quite a dilemma with my bathtub. The setup: A one-lever control for hot/cold with an overhead shower and lower shower faucet/spout. The problem: I have been having very low volumes of water coming through both for a solid month. When I remove the valve...
  8. Plumbing
    Low Pressure inside house I have similar problem yet with a strange twist.Cold water in Kitchen,vanity,bathtub and outside hose bib are just fine. Clothes washer works like a champ. Kitchen sink single control handle goes great cold yet when moved to the right, hot water has trickle flow.Vanity...
  9. Plumbing
    I have a well for my home water supply. The water pressure and supply have been fine for the last 10-years (the house is 12-years old). Yesterday, I turned on the lawn sprinkler and my daughter was taking a shower at the same time. I noticed very low pressure when I then turned on a faucet. I...
  10. Plumbing
    House was replumbed with copper pipes within the last ten years. Kitchen has sink faucet and dishwasher, both with low pressure. I replaced the shut off valves and the flex line to the dishwasher. (I also replaced the water inlet valve in the dishwasher and made sure the impeller wasn't...
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