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    Aug 2014
    Oklahoma City, OK

    Jandy Valves leak proof?


    25 year old plumbing (guess). Jandy valves are cracked at the screws, light gray in color (appear sun washed), seem to be letting water pass through, not sure however. Question is, if I get new ones, are they leak proof? I want to be able to completely shut off my spa from my pool and have no leaks, for freeze reasons I don't want the pump pulling / seeping in water from the pool when it is closed.

    So are jandys leak proof or should I put 1 red handle valve with all the current jandys behind it to prevent a leak?
    Owner since August 2014. 21,500G Liner In ground Pool with attached 600G plaster in ground hottub. TF-100 Test Kit, Filter: Pentair TA60D Clearpro Sand (HTH) Filter. Pool: 1 Drain, 2 Skimmers 4 Returns. Hot Tub: 1 drain, 1 skimmer, 2 returns. Hot Tub/Pool run by Sta-Rite Dura Glas Single Speed 1.5hp P2RA5F-182L pump with Emerson K63CXESE4972 motor. Spa jets run by Sta-Rite Dura Glas H/L model number unknown.

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    Sacramento, CA

    Re: Jandy Valves leak proof?

    The red handled valves you purchase at HD and Lowes really have about a five year life.

    No reasonably priced valves are leak proof but Jandy valves as you have experienced have a ten to 20 year life.
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