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  1. HVAC
    Hello, When I had my HVAC replaced, I also purchased an Aprilaire 700 humidifier that the HVAC company said they would install for me. When they did this it has never actually worked properly, first because they wired it wrong (and placed the sensor/control on the supply rather than the...
  2. Plumbing
    Dishwasher installer 30-40 years ago used a saddle fitting which allowed enough seepage to corrode to the point where the back half broke completely off. Luckily the hot water was off at the time. It was on 1/2” copper. I see that they are not code compliant so I want to cut out the segment...
  3. Plumbing
    So I am moving and was disconnecting my ice maker line. It it a saddle valve that self pierced the line. I applied it to the water line before the shut off valve. I assumed if you tightened the valve stem it would seal off the line. It does not. Now it is leaking 1/2 gallon/day. Any suggestions...
  4. 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...
  5. Plumbing
    Hi everyone I'm knew to this forum. I know, I know saddle valves are bad as they will eventually wear out or leak, however the home I recently purchased already has one installed. I asked the seller if they have had any problems and they said they have had it installed for 15+ years without...
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