Water surges briefly when turned on
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Anyone else experience this? When we first turn on the water at the kitchen sink, the pressure seems really high for maybe a whole second. Then it's normal and stays normal.
Setup is: ranch on a slab, water comes into the house underground and, after the T for the boiler etc, transitions to PEX and goes thru the attic to a wet wall between the bathrooms/behind the kitchen. 
Something I should be concerned about?
Benny

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  Re: Water surges briefly when turned on by bennybmn (Anyone else experien...)
Do you have one of these in your system?
I started with absolutely nothing. Now, thanks to years of hard work, careful planning, and perseverance, I find I still have most of it left.
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  Re: Water surges briefly when turned on by bennybmn (Anyone else experien...)
Our system does that in the morning. Reason? The pressure tank I installed since the local utility installed a backflow valve. The tank is basically an air chamber to allow the water heater to over pressure (slightly) when not used overnight.




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  Re: Water surges briefly when turned on by bennybmn (Anyone else experien...)
I don't think we have a reducer valve, but I'll double check. It's not a sharp rise in pressure, minimal. I should have made a youtube video before posting!
Benny

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