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04-23-20, 12:45 PM
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Posted By 1oldpop

OH, yeah.. when we were looking for for our home...

OH, yeah.. when we were looking for for our home years ago, every slab home with PEX in it had the manifold in the garage, and most of them were neatly tagged and ID'ed. Of course we get one with the...
04-22-20, 05:43 PM
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Posted By 1oldpop

The whole house is PEX plumbing. The water pipe...

The whole house is PEX plumbing. The water pipe from the street is 3/4. I am trying to get one of my kids to come over and get a picture of the manifold (in the attic) for me to see. I am way too old...
04-22-20, 03:19 PM
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Posted By 1oldpop

Home pipes make noise ONLY when water is running??

Hi All, I need some advice. We moved into our home in 2009 (built in 2002) and it has PEX plumbing throughout the home, with the manifold in the attic. The water pressure has never been very strong...
06-24-19, 12:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 720
Posted By 1oldpop

Need help with GFI and compressor

Hi folks,
We have water cooler dispenser (5 gallon bottles) in our kitchen that ran fine when we stopped using it a few months ago. It's getting hot again so we plugged it on and it popped the GFI...
02-28-19, 12:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 880
Posted By 1oldpop

Well, the guy at Watts agrees on just replacing...

Well, the guy at Watts agrees on just replacing the PRV and he gave me his suggested replacement of the Watts 3/4 inch valve: LFN55BM1-DU 0009585. When I google that, they aren't cheap- at least for...
02-27-19, 01:34 PM
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Views: 880
Posted By 1oldpop

Called the local Ferguson store & they put me on...

Called the local Ferguson store & they put me on with a sales rep. He told me he couldn't give any info on fixing/rebuilding the valve (doesn't know anything about it - just sells them). Called Watts...
02-27-19, 12:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 880
Posted By 1oldpop

Yup, I've taken it off and put it on several...

Yup, I've taken it off and put it on several times. Always move the red needle to zero when i start
02-27-19, 11:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 880
Posted By 1oldpop

From the instructions on the water pressure gauge...

From the instructions on the water pressure gauge package, the black needle is the base/constant water pressure, and the black needle goes to 70 PSI right when I put it on the front spigot and turn...
02-26-19, 03:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 880
Posted By 1oldpop

What is the correct water pressure for our house?

Hi All! I have posted before about the water hammer noise in our home (started with one toilet, then both, then the clothes washer), and the noise has been getting progressively worse. Thought about...
02-22-19, 08:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 689
Posted By 1oldpop

Computer went down in the middle of typing my...

Computer went down in the middle of typing my reply so I am not sure it will post. Anyway, we don't have an expansion tank on our system - just a 50 gallon water heater. Since the existing watts...
02-22-19, 04:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 689
Posted By 1oldpop

Hi, and thanks for replying. We have had the...

Hi, and thanks for replying. We have had the water pressure gauge on for about 5 days now. The black needle was showing about 40 PSI and the red needle showing the 140 PSI. Originally, after posting...
02-22-19, 03:01 PM
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Views: 689
Posted By 1oldpop

House water pressure question

Hi, we live in southern California in a home built in 2002 with a 3/4 inch pipe coming in from the street. Recently we started hearing a water hammer noise whenever the front bathroom toilet was...
01-28-19, 03:13 PM
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Views: 483
Posted By 1oldpop

Thanks. We tried adjusting the water inlet pipe...

Thanks. We tried adjusting the water inlet pipe to the front toilet with no effect. Now, my son hasn't been over yet to go up in the attic yet but in the meantime I have noticed that we get the...
01-26-19, 02:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 483
Posted By 1oldpop

Posting this reply again since I don't see it...

Posting this reply again since I don't see it yet. From what I can tell, the faint knocking, or pumping sound is coming from the attic. And the sound goes on for about a minute or so after flushing...
01-22-19, 01:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 483
Posted By 1oldpop

Thanks, it does. There is actually 2 attics in...

Thanks, it does. There is actually 2 attics in our home so from what you said, I would guess the manifold is in the smaller, and very hard to get into attic. Uuuugggghhhh! Oh well, once I fond the...
01-21-19, 05:24 PM
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Views: 483
Posted By 1oldpop

Question PEX plumbing noise

Hi all! I'm an old retired guy on a very limited income so I have to fix things myself. Anyway, we are living in a house with a PEX plumbing system here in southern California and recently every-time...
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