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Old 03-20-2011, 06:38 PM   #1
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Loss of hot water

I have an electric water heater in the basement. The kitchen and bathroom are on the first floor. The hot water in the kitchen gets very hot, but the shower which is about 20 feet farther away only gets lukewarm. Any ideas ?


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Old 03-20-2011, 07:01 PM   #2
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Do not turn off any shower using the shower head or hand sprayer head. Always use the faucet(s).


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