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I just replaced the galvanized pipe in my house with copper,

I just replaced the galvanized pipe in my house with copper, and I am getting hot water out of the cold side of my water heater.JA: How long has this been going on? And how severe is the problem?Customer: ImmediatelyJA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?Customer: The work is already done'JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?Customer: no, the pipes were replced the same way they were originally

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I have a well with a water pump. over the last week I have

I have a well with a water pump. over the last week I have been getting a lot of air in my line. tap water from all the sinks in my house comes out with so many bubbles that you can't see through the water for a few minutes until it clears. what is the cause of this? is it a sign of impending pump failure?

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Our Rinnai R94LS has always provided hot water shortly after

Our Rinnai R94LS has always provided hot water shortly after turning on the tap. That has changed recently as we now have to wait quite a while for the hot water to start. Additionally, once the hot water finally starts (in the shower for example) it turns cold again after several minutes before turning hot again. What is our problem?Thank you.

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I recently filled my tub and it became full of black greasy

I recently filled my tub and it became full of black greasy flecks, which I believe is from the hot water. So before I test the kitchen area hot water, etc., I am asking for any advice. Thanks !

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I have black particles coming out of my taps. It is much

I have black particles coming out of my taps. It is much worse on the second floor than the first. Doesn't matter if it is hot or cold water being run.

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Rick

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1. No water pressure in house, starts out strong but goes

1. No water pressure in house, starts out strong but goes down to trickle in 10 seconds2. new water meter installed by water company, new irrigation system installed 1 week later.3. Irrigation system has an outside tap 3 feet from water meter, house is on slab no basement.4. No pressure regulator or shut off valve can be found in house.5. 78 lbs pressure at hose connection and back-flow. irrigation system will run perfect, if a faucet is turned on in house irrigation system continues to run perfect, faucet and house pressure goes to 0 lbs.Water tap checked, All OK

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Rick

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My neighbor wants me to install toilet on concrete 'ment

My neighbor wants me to install toilet on concrete b'ment floor. There is existing 4" ID steel pipe coming up and out of concrete. Question, can I bolt toilet to floor w regular lag screw anchors? I would cut pipe flush, place in pipe flange with 4.25" rubber barb gasket in pipe, then wax ring between toilet and flange. Flange ring would be flat on concrete and I'd drill anchor holes through flange ring. The bolts would go through flange ring into anchors.

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Rick

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Why do we get intermittent hot water, especially in winter?

why do we get intermittent hot water, especially in winter? we have a solar Rinnai system backed up with gas bottles.

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WCohn

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I need know the best way to run water to my detached garage

I need know the best way to run water to my detached garage in my backyard. Our subdivision has a shared well. Can I tie into the house or do I need to tie in at the beginning of our driveway where the water shut off valve is?

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