Hot water smells like rotten eggs
The magnesium anode rod is replaced with an aluminum one.
The purpose of the anode is to retard the rusting out of the tank. The lesser? of evils is that the aluminum rod doesn't retard the rusting as much.
The anode rod must make electrical contact in the form of good metal to metal contact with the tank (at its screw threads) so you need to go easy on the Teflon tape or pipe dope.
The disadvantages of crab apple trees. In summer, the apples are too sour to pick and eat. In winter the birds come and leave dropping all over the place.
Last edited by AllanJ; 06-06-2010 at 08:59 AM.