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How to Replace Corroded Couplings for Hot Water Tanks

If the couplings connecting your hot water tank to the water supply pipes are corroded there s a simple explanation Water pipes are usually copper while the nipples in hot water tanks are made...

Help Cleaning a Tank That had Copper Aquarium Forum

Feb 23 2012 0183 32 The blue is a marking that copper was used The tank is basically a Med tank now you are not going to get the Copper out of the Glass You can resilicone the tank but the copper will remain in the glass for a long time You can reseal it let it set 72 hours then fill it run if for a few days then test for copper...

Replacing Copper Pipe With PEX An Easy Plumbing Upgrade

At one time replacing water supply pipes usually meant installing new copper pipes joined with sweat-soldered fittings that required a flame torch and considerable skill to assemble Copper was the plumbing pipe of choice from the 1950s until 2000 and was widely used both in new construction and to replace the galvanized steel water supply pipes that had been the standard into the 1950s...

Copper and Drinking Water from Private Wells Wells

If the copper in your drinking water is not from the groundwater but from your plumbing flushing the water system before using the water for drinking or cooking is a practical option Any time a faucet has not been used for several hours approximately 6 or more you can flush the system by running the water for at least 15 seconds first...

is it worth me selling off my old copper cylinder

copper is very valuable secondhand currently clean cooper no joints etc on it is worth about £4 per Kg and Brassierie copper with joints and the tank will come into this category is worth about £275 per Kg Depending on location and amount of copper being removed it could be worth between £50 and £200...

Scrap Copper Tanks £400KG TRADE PRICE £400

Copper tanks usually come in the form of old boilers or water receptacl They are therefore usually qutie large and we accept a minimum of 25kg load with regard to Copper tanks They are a strong material and have great usage in a variety of contexts from both domestic to industrial This makes them valuable as scrap material...

What to do with old copper hot water cylinder AVForums

Sep 28 2010 0183 32 We filled up my old Corsa with some old copper piping and a tank and got around £200 for it I think it was around £40 for the tank alone Do not let your difficulties fill you with anxiety after all it is in the darkest of nights that the stars shine more brilliantly...

Water pH and Your Plumbing

Possibly an acid neutralizer can also stop your water from being toxic with too much copper residue We cannot guarantee any results because water quality gases electrolysis etc is very complex and even with thousands of dollars worth of testing one cannot always be sure of the results with water...

Water Tank in the Loft Replacements Removals Boiler Guide

How to clean water tank in loft The most common problems homeowners face when they have an old or damaged water tank in the loft are Water tank in loft leaking Water tank in loft empty Water tank in loft making noise Water tank in loft not filling up These problems should be investigated by a professional heating engineer...

How to Flush Sediment Out of a Water Heater

Turn the cold water valve off A water heater moves hot water through your home when cold water is brought into the tank displacing the hot water Without the cold water coming into your tank you can completely drain the tank of water If you miss this step you ll end up having water continually move into the tank and drain which could cost...

Updating your central heating system 5 things you should

Oct 27 2017 0183 32 Get rid of old hot-water cylinders If your boiler has a hot-water cylinder you may want to get rid of it by fitting a combi or relocate the cylinder as new cylinders are often a different...

UK Scrap Metal Prices 2021 Manchester

What you see here is what you get Greengate Metals are proud to put our prices on our website because we are confident that we can offer you the best price for your scrap in Manchester Due to volatile markets prices are a guide and loads must be booked in to guarantee pric...

How Much Does It Cost To Replace a Hot Water Cylinder

Information Sheet on Fitting a Hot Water Cylinder There is a lot of technical info relevant to cylinders Not only do they come in 20 odd different sizes but the metal they are made from comes in different thicknesses and can be copper or stainless steel They can be direct indirect vented or unvented and can cost from £120 to £2000...

Condensation or sweating on pipes tanks toilets in

In gravity toilets that store 3 or more gallons of water in the tank the incoming 16 gallons of cold water is tempered by the retained water in the tank In pressure-assisted toilets the incoming water resides in a small tank within the larger porcelain tank so the porcelain tank is not chilled However condensation can form around the...

Is it normal for the builder to take our copper pipes

Hi We have had the whole heating system changed and we wanted to sell our old copper pipes and water tank for scrap Our builder has taken the copper pipes and sold them himself and this has caused an...

DIY Hand Wiped Tinning of Old Copper Pots/Pans

DIY Hand Wiped Tinning of Old Copper Pots/Pans - Step by Step Instructions Ok folks it s DIY time After extensive research on this site thanks guys and elsewhere I tried my hand at re-tinning a handful of copper pots I picked up from antique store I was able to get enough information to get...

How to Remove Iron from Your Private Well Water

The iron in your well water fosters the growth of this and other types of bacteria So if you notice any dark-colored reddish brown or yellow slime in your sinks bathtub or toilet tank there might be iron bacteria present in your water This slime can also clog pipes and plumbing fixtures and make your...

10 Reasons Not to Use Copper Sulfate for Water Treatment

Nov 30 2016 0183 32 It can make water runoff hazardous Copper sulfate is known to build up once used and can cause runoff water to become potentially hazardous to those who encounter it Water that has been contaminated with copper sulfate can be harmful to crops animals and people For this reason copper sulfate is an unnecessary danger...

2021 Hot Water Heater Repair Costs

A conventional storage tank water heater has a life of about 10-15 years so if your unit is in that age range it may be worth footing the cost to replace a water heater it rather than constantly fixing problems as they arise with age However if your water heater is only a few years old...

The Original Copper Cylinder Supplier and Manufacturer

Check out our prices and you will be pleasantly surprised by how much you can save when purchasing your hot water tank with Copper Cylinder If you are a plumber or heating engineer we can help you by offering a competitive price and delivering direct to your customer All our prices include VAT...

Copper in drinking water

A high level of copper in your drinking water will leave a metallic or bitter taste This water may not be safe to drink and you should contact your drinking water provider or have the water professionally tested A low level of copper usually leaves a green/blue stain on taps hand basins showers etc This water is still safe to drink...

Fixing Rusty Hot Water and Discolored Water

Keep in mind that both electric and gas-powered heaters are built with the quality tank glass lining so it is rare to see cracks in the lining that will allow water to contact the metal tank and get corroded If your water heater is over 10 years old and hot water comes out...

Average Price for Scrapping a Water Heater Listed

Jan 04 2018 0183 32 Most traditional tank-style water heaters weigh around 150 pounds when drained so based on the average 2020 rate you can expect to make about 6 to 9 at the scrap yard Note the exact price you get for your water heater will depend on the current spot price of scrap metal the weight of your water heater and your location...

Copper hot water cylinder

Mar 27 2015 0183 32 Price of copper is currently around £2500 per ton so weigh it in I got £48 for a cylinder about a month ago that came out of a renovation project Another good one is old electric cable...

How much is a old copper water tank worth for scrap

May 31 2007 0183 32 The nonferrous materials include stainless steel brass aluminum and copper They yield 10 to 60 per pound Aside from the money you can earn for this scrap you ll also feel good about helping the environment by keeping these items out of our landfills...

2021 Plumbing Installation Costs Plumb or Repipe a House

Whole-House Repiping with Copper Copper is the most expensive type of pipe to use at 2 to 5 per foot or anywhere between 5 000 to 20 000 for a full repipe It is expensive and can burst when frozen However it is asafe metal that has stood the test of time as a water delivery system...

Water Heater Recycling How To Dispose of your Old Hot

If you are hoping to get more for your old water heater and taking it to a scrap yard that recycles all types of metal you may want to take apart the old water heater and separate parts There is copper brass aluminum and steel that can be removed from a disassembled tank...

Whats this copper tank worth AVForums

Mar 24 2013 0183 32 Copper prices are so high I remember when you would get 50p for an old cylinder Every job I do these days I get at least one dick eye knocking on the door asking for my scrap I tend to let them have the steel as its not worth much to me...

What is scrap cost of copper tank PlumbersForums

Aug 11 2012 0183 32 Just a week ago over here brazery copper was as much as £390 cylinders for some reason were a tad less at £375 a kilo pure copper clean pipe was £410 a kilo A 36x18 grade3 modern indirect is about 13 kilo at least so that makes it worth £50 approx if is an older heavy type you could be closer to £100...

Hot Cold Water Storage Tank Problems Procedures

If you have no overflow on your water tank this can be dangerous in the way that if your valve was to go faulty the tank will overflow over the tank and through the ceiling The ballcock in the cold water storage is only guaranteed for 12-months and lasts an average 15-years so within the period you would expect for some water damage to occur...