What is a globe valve used for?

Answer A globe valve monitors and adjusts the flow of water or other fluid within a pipeline. A globe valve gets its name from its spherically shaped body. Inside lies a spindle with a movable disk to ope... Read More »

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What is a globe valve?

A globe valve is a valve that can be adjusted to control the flow of water. These valves are used in pipes during water installation procedures. Globe valves, also known as gate valves, are common ... Read More »

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.