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  1. Plumbing
    Ah! My first post!! This all started a little over a year ago. Our water pressure has recently begun to drop off. We have a water pressure reducing valve on the line coming into the house that is set to about 60psi. A few months ago we were not getting much hot water(lukewarm) in the bath tub...
  2. Plumbing
    Hello, I recently purchased a home built in the 30's and the plumbing appears to have been replaced and/or been added on to over the years. Most of the lines are exposed in the ceiling joists, so i'm able to see where they feed. Most of fixtures (sinks, toilets, showers) are within the same...
  3. Plumbing
    My house has 3/4 inch hot and cold pex trunk with 1/2 pex t'd off of it to feed the sinks, showers, etc. It is a two story with two full baths on the second floor and the main has master bath with a separate shower and tub. I have 3 daughters and my wife in the house and many of the showers...
  4. Plumbing
    I just finished replacing a shower. I switched out the old 1/2" galvi pipe with 1/2" Pex. Now I have no water pressure in the shower! All other water outlets are fine with no pressure change. I am on well water with a 30-50 PSI. Should I switch out the 1/2" for 3/4" or does anyone else have...
  5. Plumbing
    Hello everyone I'm a huge noob on this type of work, but have a father that can help me with anything if we find an answer. I bought my house about a year ago, and after the house inspection I was told I needed to have the corroded nipples on the water heater replaced and so I had this done...
  6. Plumbing
    Home: Single Family, built in 1938 Situation: Water pressure averages 62 psi with a temporary 11 psi drop (toilet flush, fully open faucet) Problem: Kitchen (1st floor), Shower and sink (2nd floor) water doesn't flow with the "aggressiveness" I've experienced in other homes. Observation...
  7. Appliances
    I have an Inglis dishwasher which as I found out is made by Whirlpool. About a week ago it stopped washing the top rack dishes. It had been performing badly before this and was steadily worse but in the last week there was no pressure to spin the top arms. I asked around and looked in here and...
  8. 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...
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