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10-08-19, 08:37 PM
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I think I solved the problem. I went to HD and...

I think I solved the problem. I went to HD and bought a 3/4 pressure reducing valve (PRV), some fittings and a pressure gauge. I installed the gauge right after the water meter and before the PRV....
10-07-19, 07:20 PM
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Posted By AUPSATE

Agreed - a pressure reducing valve before my...

Agreed - a pressure reducing valve before my boiler should have no effect on the vibrating cold water line before it.
10-07-19, 06:54 PM
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Posted By AUPSATE

PJ. Correct! Not that I can see anyways. I read...

PJ. Correct! Not that I can see anyways. I read about ones being in the ground before the house. Not sure if thats common, but my city water official didn't mention anything like that.
10-07-19, 06:51 PM
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Posted By AUPSATE

LAW, Just so we are clear, my city water...

LAW,

Just so we are clear, my city water goes into the house, and has a T that goes to the boiler. In that pipe run, there is a ball valve, then PRV, then it goes into boiler. I isolated PRV by...
10-07-19, 06:29 PM
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Posted By AUPSATE

Vibrating Cold Water Lines

Hey All,

I looked this topic up online and haven't found any solutions yet, so opening it up here.

Current Scenario: My house cold water lines (City water) are vibrating
My system:

Cold...
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Views: 515
Posted By AUPSATE

Spott ,thanks again for your continued support. I...

Spott ,thanks again for your continued support. I know it's hard to help someone online not seeing the full system but I want to remind you that my system isn't fully closed, because the boiler fills...
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Views: 515
Posted By AUPSATE

Update: My system still has tons of air in it....

Update: My system still has tons of air in it. Purging the system as Spott described only helped for a few days. I investigated the taco air scoop above my expansion tank and also the Hy-Vent...
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Views: 515
Posted By AUPSATE

Well I went ahead and turned on all of the zones....

Well I went ahead and turned on all of the zones. No ketteling, sloshing or popping. I am cautiously optimistic. Even if it's not fixed you have given me a lot more insight on how my system works and...
12-16-18, 04:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 359
Posted By AUPSATE

Pete - My wife and I are thinking about resorting...

Pete - My wife and I are thinking about resorting to curtains too. Does it looks nice?

Pilot D, are they 48" doors? That is getting into custom territory isn't it?
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Views: 515
Posted By AUPSATE

I get what you are saying about the way it is...

I get what you are saying about the way it is piped. I went to HD and got this pressure gauge

https://www.homedepot.com/p/Watts-3-4-in-Plastic-Water-Pressure-Test-Gauge-DP-IWTG/100175467

and...
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Views: 515
Posted By AUPSATE

Well I turned the system off, went for some...

Well I turned the system off, went for some errands and came back a few hours later to try this bleeding procedure. I stood in front of the unit and held open the auto feed valve and watched the...
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Views: 515
Posted By AUPSATE

Spott this is excellent information. I didn't...

Spott this is excellent information. I didn't know I couldn't bleed with it on and hot. I will try this tomorrow and report back.
12-15-18, 07:15 PM
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Views: 359
Posted By AUPSATE

Arrow 8' closet opening, Should be simple right?

I have what seems to be a simple problem, but is causing me quite a headache.

We have a new home, where the master bedroom closet is exactly 8ft wide from trim to trim. The previous owners had a...
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Posted By AUPSATE

Bleeding Air Every Week

Hey Folks,

Problem:

I am bleeding upstairs baseboards weekly due to large amounts of air in system.
What I have:

Gas boiler
Baseboard heating on 2 floors, 3 zones total including...
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