I am getting a deposit on my flapper valve over time and it is causing it to leak.
If I clean it the leak stops.
It is a dark reddish color.
I think it is an iron deposit. And there is also some sand deposits also.
Any way to slow it down or clean it more easily ?
Whole house water filter or possibly a water softener would get rid of
some solids. Fine rust can wear faucet washers quickly. When I moved
into this house I'd change the Delta seals every six month and after
adding a sediment filter they went for 20 years.
I have a well and a whole house sediment filter which picks up iron and
grit. Some things deposit over time, so it is not a complete cure.
You could put one in yourself and I only need to change filter every 6
months for a few dollars.
On 1/3/2016 9:42 AM, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
What makes it better than the $10 carbon filters I use? I use maybe 2
or 3 a year.
I see it is an Amway product. My water would have to be really bad
before i spend $1100 for the setup and $450 a year instead of $30.
Of course some water treatment system can cost 50K grand like my
friend's well water coming from 250 feet down. What is the 450.00 a pop
filter made of? Does it have gold lining or some thing? Some one needs
to have their head examined.
HomeOwnersHub.com is a website for homeowners and building and maintenance pros. It is not affiliated with any of the manufacturers or service providers discussed here.
All logos and trade names are the property of their respective owners.