What is a DIN scuba valve?

Answer A scuba tank generally uses one of two types of valves: a yoke (K) valve or a DIN valve. Named for the German institute that set the industry standard for it, the DIN valve requires a special screw... Read More »

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What is the difference between a sillcock valve a boiler valve and a hose bibb valve?

What is the purpose of the hydrostatic valve and how do you release the pressure in it and does this valve need cleaning or other regular maintenance?

Answer A hydrostatic relief valve prevents your swimming pool from wanting to become a 'boat'. If the bottom of the pool is below the level of ground-water, and the pool is emptied, the pool would ... Read More »

My pressure relief valve has been leaking all day, but the furnace has not kicked on. Bad valve, no?

I assume that this is a hot water heating system.Your expansion tank may be full of water.If you tap on the tank you can tell.

Can you scuba with ADC certification?

Certification from the Association of Dive Contractors (ADC) proves that the individual is a commercial diver, trained beyond the recreational course. ADC can also designate advanced diver certific... Read More »