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I drained the tank and it had 3 more psi than...

I drained the tank and it had 3 more psi than yesterday. I shook the tank and it felt heavy but I only heard a small water slosh in the bottom. I tapped the tank and it sounded like air at the top...
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Posted By Terry

I turn off the pump and drain the tank before I...

I turn off the pump and drain the tank before I check the air pressure.
I also leave the line open after draining the water, would that have any affect on the pressure?
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Posted By Terry

I've noticed that after adjusting the air...

I've noticed that after adjusting the air pressure in the tank, the next day it will have about 5 psi more than I reduced it to the day before. What causes that to happen?
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Posted By Terry

I'm going to set the cut in at 30 and the cut off...

I'm going to set the cut in at 30 and the cut off at 50.
The pressure tank is a 20 gal.
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Posted By Terry

The new gauge started at zero with the pump off...

The new gauge started at zero with the pump off and the tank drained. The switch cut in at 26 psi and cut off at 45 psi.
It takes about 20 seconds to reach 45 psi and around 20 seconds to go back...
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Posted By Terry

When I turned the pump off and drained the water...

When I turned the pump off and drained the water from the tank, the gauge only went as low as 12psi. What does that mean? It never went as low as zero.
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Posted By Terry

I turned the washing machine on and watch the...

I turned the washing machine on and watch the gauge on the line close to where the pressure switch is and the switch clicked on at 37 and went off at 53. The gauge would stay at 53 for a few seconds...
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Posted By Terry

I turned the pump off and drained all the water...

I turned the pump off and drained all the water before I checked it.
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Posted By Terry

My plumber was here a few weeks ago and he said...

My plumber was here a few weeks ago and he said he adjusted the tank pressure because it was too low. I didn't ask him what he adjusted it to but I just checked and it was at 42psi. With a 30/50...
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Posted By Terry

The old switch is a 30/50 switch.

The old switch is a 30/50 switch.
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Posted By Terry

Sorry, I left out all of the details because I...

Sorry, I left out all of the details because I had already checked the tank and noticed this switch thing after replacing the old one and wanted to find out if I'm going to have to get a regular...
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Posted By Terry

Low pressure switch vs pressure switch for well

I've been having a problem with my well pump cycling on and off. The pump is new so I replaced the pressure switch and I just noticed it says "Low Pressure
Switch" on the box.
I thought I picked...
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Posted By Terry

Here's a photo of the panel's with some shadow to...

Here's a photo of the panel's with some shadow to show more detail.
http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y180/gtanse/101_7410.jpg
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Posted By Terry

The yellow sticker is one of those warning...

The yellow sticker is one of those warning stickers that tell you not to adjust the torsion springs.
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Posted By Terry

A few photos: outside-- ...

A few photos: outside--
http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y180/gtanse/101_7407.jpg

this is the only sticker on the inside of the door---
http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y180/gtanse/101_7409.jpg...
08-09-11, 06:21 PM
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Posted By Terry

The guy who installed the windows gave us the...

The guy who installed the windows gave us the option of having aluminum screens but they were twice the cost of the fiberglass so I went with the cheaper option, unaware of the grasshoppers appetite...
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Posted By Terry

How do you find the manufacturers name on a garage door?

Our garage door was damaged by hail on one of the lower panels and I can't find a label on the door with the manufacturers name to get a replacement panel.
A contractor told me that if the door...
08-09-11, 01:45 PM
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Posted By Terry

aluminum screen wire on vinyl frames

We had new vinyl windows installed a few years ago and we chose the fiberglass screens. Now there are large holes in the screens where grasshoppers have eaten the fiberglass. I talked to a guy about...
11-10-10, 04:20 PM
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Posted By Terry

Thumbs up Thank you sir. It will be 34" from the floor.

Thank you sir. It will be 34" from the floor.
11-10-10, 03:37 PM
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Posted By Terry

Manual transfer switch location

The instructions say to mount the switch 18" on either side of the breaker box. There isn't an empty spot on the wall at the sides but there is underneath. Is there anything wrong with placing the...
08-12-10, 06:40 PM
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Posted By Terry

Thanks guys.Beer 4U2 I've been looking at...

Thanks guys.Beer 4U2
I've been looking at that patch for two days thinking ,"What am I going to do now?".
It sounds so easy when someone describes the process, I think I'll go get my hands dirty...
08-12-10, 03:56 PM
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Posted By Terry

The size of the patch is 35"x13" with one coat of...

The size of the patch is 35"x13" with one coat of mud.
I went in there and felt the tape, I can see the outline of the tape and it is puffed out and feels like there was no mud applied to the wall...
08-12-10, 02:31 PM
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Posted By Terry

Tape is very visable after joint compound has dried.

I had a large hole to patch and I must have been preoccupied when I was applying the joint compound. Now that it is dry, the seams with the tape are very visible. Is there some way to remedy this...
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Posted By Terry

Leak where garage roof meets gable end of house

We have been having spring rains here lately and I found a leak where the garage roof meets the gable end of the house. There is what looks like black caulk along that joint. Is there supposed to be...
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Posted By Terry

Turbine vent and electric attic fan

We had two turbine vents on the roof and one of them broke and isn't repairable so we bought an electric attic fan to replace the broken turbine vent. I thought that it was a good idea since we lose...
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