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 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 »

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Preventative Maintenance for an Air Release Valve?

Air release valves are installed in piping systems that are designed to carry fluids, especially water or water-based fluids. No system is perfect, and over time air can become trapped in the syste... Read More »

How To Release Fuel Pressure in a Schrader Valve on a F-150 Ford?

There are a couple of ways to relieve the fuel system pressure in the Ford F-150. The basic way is to disconnect the fuel pump relay, crank the engine and starve the lines of fuel. The other method... 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.

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