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American Standard Kitchen Faucet Low water flow
I had the same issue with an American Standard faucet that I installed new 6 months ago. The diverter can be the issue if you have a sprayer attachment. Try unscrewing the sprayer head from the hose it's attached to. Now run the water full pressure with the hose pointed into the sink, obviously :~). After running the water for about 1 minute, connect the sprayer head back onto the hose, make certain the flat rubber washer and ring gaskets are seated in their grooves properly, and tighten until you have no water leaking from the sprayer head/hose connection. Now try the water through the faucet. If the problem was a temporary diverter issue, your pressure should be fine now. Good luck
on May 24, 2020
Hammering sound coming from water pipes, also kitchen tap randomly coming on, without me turning it on.
I doubt the kitchen tap is actually turning itself on - or is it?
Perhaps fluctuations in water pressure are defeating the tap...
More details would have been helpful, such as mentioning the tap design (traditional or quarter turn type?) and when the hammering noise happens?
Hammering is often caused by a worn tap. When turned partly on the jumper can vibrate and cause the pressure in the pipe to fluctuate and magnify the noise, especially when there is a long run of pipe that is inadequately clipped to the wall...
on May 23, 2020
Can I reduce to use a 1" water line on a Flotec pump with a 1-1/4" port?
How to Set the Pressure Regulator on a Deep Well Jet Pump
- Install a pressure gauge between the pump and the control valve if one is not already installed. ...
- Run the pump until the pressure has stabilized. ...
- Adjust the discharge control valve to provide 20-psi back pressure. ...
- Open a faucet to let water run near the pump. ...
- Open the pump control valve slowly.
on May 13, 2020
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