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Old 04-10-2016, 01:36 PM   #1
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Hey Guys

Am just looking for some advice from those that know more about these things..

Over the weekend all water stopped coming out of my taps. I panicked and called the first person I found on google. They came out yesterday and replaced the pressure switch and all seemed to be back to normal. The thing that concerns me is that without telling me why they said I needed a new expansion tank ASAP.. I asked what was wrong with it, as it's only a 4 year old house, but he didn't seem to have much of an answer. He just said he tank made the switch go bad.

Today I contacted an expert on justanswer, sent them lots of pictures, told him the story and he believes they may be trying to get me to buy a new tank although I don't need one. I'm a young single mom and don't know much these things and have sadly been taken advantage of before.

The one thing the guy on justanswer advised was that I needed to make sure there is enough air in the tank as when I sent him the pictures he saw the cap was missing from the little valve on top of the tank.

The Tank is called Pro-Source.

Any input would be greatly appreciated as I don't want to buy a new tank if I don't think it's imperative at this time.

Andrea.
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Old 04-10-2016, 01:39 PM   #2
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Geez, doesnt anyone come up with better sad stories of being female and no money to try and get free $hit?..
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thanks a lot guys. you've been really helpful. and I'm not trying to get anything for free. I'll happily pay for something I honestly need.
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thanks a lot guys. you've been really helpful. and I'm not trying to get anything for free. I'll happily pay for something I honestly need.
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An expert on justanswer? Is that like the plumbing professional at Home Depot?
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Why the hell would you question the guy YOU called out to your house? You don't know anything about plumbing but you don't believe the professional sent to your house! Then you ask more professionals if the first professional is right? If we said he was correct, would you call him back out to replace the expansion tank?

You are the worst type of customer
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