I was looking at my “Vital Measurements” online @ user.meetflo.com and noticed that there were spikes in my water pressure a couple of times a day which put the pressure in my plumbing above acceptable levels. My normal water pressure is 75 psi but it had spiked to 83 psi for 15 to 30 minutes. If the pressure is above 80 psi there should be a Pressure Reducing Valve Installed.
What I discovered is that this happened whenever the water heater turned on. The Expansion Tank was no longer working cause the bladder had ruptured. I replaced the expansion tank and now my pressure never exceeds 76 psi.
I was told that pressures above 80 psi shortens the life of water heaters and causes facet valves to fail.
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