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    I have a bored well. Water taste is very good....

    I have a bored well. Water taste is very good. The only thing I've experienced is very, very tiny sand like particles that are too big to pass through shower heads. I will have to pick them out after...
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    The tag inside says mfg 03/04 so it's at least 12...

    The tag inside says mfg 03/04 so it's at least 12 years old and I've never changed the filter. The light is green so I assumed it was ok. Anyway I pulled the supply at the unit and it has good flow....
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    Fridge ice maker problem

    I have a kitchen aid mod ksrg25fkwh04. There's just a drizzle of water coming from the water dispenser and the ice maker is jus barely working. I assume it's the filter. I've never changed it. How do...
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    That's a lot of info. I appreciate it. Thanks.

    That's a lot of info. I appreciate it. Thanks.
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    Floor leveling

    I'm having 12mm laminate installed in basement. No moisture issues. There is a floor drain in the floor that ends in the woods, covered for decades, and has been covered with some type of carpet...
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    Fireplace insert

    I have a fireplace in my bedroom that I covered with a plate and installed a Empire LPG heater.
    It's vented into the fireplace through the plate. It works fine. I want to change it to gas logs. I...
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    [QUOTE=Xfitter71;54646]The switch is about nine...

    [QUOTE=Xfitter71;54646]The switch is about nine inches from the tank inlet fitting which is 1". All piping is reduced to 3/4". The buried line to the house is 1/2". Way too much problem to change...
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    Ok thanks.

    Ok thanks.
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    The switch is about nine inches from the tank...

    The switch is about nine inches from the tank inlet fitting which is 1". All piping is reduced to 3/4". The buried line to the house is 1/2". Way too much problem to change that out. I replaced the...
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    Renovating stairs

    The stairs going to my basement bedroom have always been carpeted because they are just two-bys. The stair well is walled on both sides so edges aren't an issue. Is there a product that I can just...
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    I got my fittings for piping the tank and...

    I got my fittings for piping the tank and finished it up. I reduced the pipe out of the tank to 3/4". There's two tees both with branch up. First one off tank has the switch and press gauge, second...
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    I'm working on my mother In law's house that...

    I'm working on my mother In law's house that we're trying to sell. It's in pretty bad shape. Once I got water I found the water heater bad. It's been there since 88 so I might as well change it too....
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    Pump was pulled and foot valve wasn't working and...

    Pump was pulled and foot valve wasn't working and screen totally plugged. No wonder I couldn't get any pressure.
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    That makes a lot of sense! The well guys didn't...

    That makes a lot of sense! The well guys didn't have the correct fittings to re-pipe the tank to the new pump so they used those push on fittings to connect to the existing tank piping and told me...
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    More well pump problems

    I'm the guy with the prime the pump thread.

    Failing to prime the pump I called the well people and they installed a new submersible. I installed a new 20 gallon tank. Their switch is a 50/20. It...
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    Explain the French drain

    And how it works. And, is it legal to use it for washing machine waste water.
  17. I saw this problem solved on the tv show ask...

    I saw this problem solved on the tv show ask "this old house". It was caused by the diverter. Go to the web site and search "shower squealing". Also make sure the copper for the spout isn't pitted....
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    Ten years is about the life of a heater. Open the...

    Ten years is about the life of a heater. Open the drain open safety valve, if it's real bad the drain may be plugged. If it drains, turn water back on to flush it. Once flushed fill it up.
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    You need to find a piping contractor supply like...

    You need to find a piping contractor supply like HAJOKA. Google them to find the nearest one. If you're lucky, you might find that valve. You'll have to buy the valve, they won't sell parts I think....
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    Besides the fitting on top, which I assume came...

    Besides the fitting on top, which I assume came on the pump, there are four other small openings, one is the pressure switch line, the others are plugged with brass plugs. There's even one on the...
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    Speedbump that's very interesting. If you look at...

    Speedbump that's very interesting. If you look at the photo, you'll see a white thing on the side of the fitting on top. I didn't know what it was. It's a butterfly baffle type of thing that can be...
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    Trying to post...

    Trying to post pics.http://i1145.photobucket.com/albums/o509/Suitcase12/4cc07e856549101951915bf9e67dc708_zpsb16dc3e0.jpg...
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    That's a globe valve for sure. It has a direction...

    That's a globe valve for sure. It has a direction arrow, a gate valve doesn't have that. Since they're normally used to regulate flow, I wonder why it was put behind dry wall where you couldn't get...
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    Well I tightened the fitting up when I started...

    Well I tightened the fitting up when I started the pump. I'll pour some water in and screw the plug in a few threads. Hope that works.
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    While we did have a colder than usual winter, I'm...

    While we did have a colder than usual winter, I'm in central va and we had a few days in single digits. Not nearly enough to freeze very deep. I'm thinking that with the pump shut off so long, the...
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