The hose in my second floor bathroom broke off first in July of 2003. It was the cold water hose. It flooded for a good 30 mins. The plumber came out and replaced the hose.
Last week, the hot water hose going to the sink busted off. I was able to get it shut off sooner this time but there is still a lot of damage. The plumber put in a new hose and checked my water pressure. He said my pressure was 100 psi and it should be like 80 so I paid him $300 to put in a pressure regulator thing.
Well, I just checked on that sink and the hot water hose was leaking so I turned the water off.
What could be causing this to happen over and over?!? The first two times it busted off I'm not sure if it was leaking first. I hardly ever use that bathroom. I thought doing the water pressure thing would fix the problem but???? The plumber said my faucet is plastic and this may be to blame but he said he was able to put the hose on tight so he didn't think the thread was crossed but he wanted me to pay him another $200 to put in a new faucet. I said no. Do you think that may be it? With it being first the cold water hose and then the hot water hose, do you think there is something going on other than what I mentioned (pressure & plastic faucet)??
I'm calling the plumber tomorrow but just want to see if anyone has any other ideas.
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