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  1. Possibilities of a Gas Hot Water Heater

    Appliances
    Good evening, The next great step of the house renovation is nearing, and brings with it a need for a laundry room. We're planning on enclosing a bit of the garage, which involves a gas hot water heater. I'm not sure of what restrictions I'm dealing with (as I get conflicting information...
  2. T&p valve

    Plumbing
    So I recently had a new t&p valve installed on my water heater thinking that was the cause of water coming out of it. It didn't fix the problem. After showering one loud pop can be heard and then eventually maybe 30 minutes later I will find water in the bucket I put underneath the valve. Trying...
  3. Leaking Gas Water Heater and Wet Closet Flooring

    Plumbing
    We have a 2' x 2' water heater closet (1st floor, pier & beam cape code home, built 1935) which got wet after water heater leakage. The current flooring in the closet is very old linoleum tile, with the floor boards below. I recall when we had slate tiles installed in the kitchen, which is...
  4. Tankless vs Power Vent

    Plumbing
    I live in Sacramento, CA and I am in the market to replace my 14 year old gas water heater. It is a 75 gallon direct vent gas water heater that is situated in our garage. Due to the new 2105 energy regulations, we cannot get an exact replacement of our previous water heater. We have had 3...
  5. Pressure release valve on gas water heater leaking minimally

    Plumbing
    I had to drain my gas water heater to replace the broken gas control valve. When I refilled it, the pressure release valve (if that's what it's called) near the top of the heater was at first making a hissing noise for about 5-10 min (I guess until it bled the air bubble caused by draining) and...
  6. New water heater, hot water doesn't last long.

    Plumbing
    I just replaced my 50 gallon gas water heater with a new GE 50 gallon gas water heater. I had to turn the thermostat all the way up. When I start a shower, the water is nice and hot. Less than 2 minutes into the shower, the water slowly gets cooler and I have to shut off the cold valve...
  7. Water Heater leaking at the nipples

    Plumbing
    I purchased a water heater from lowes a few days ago (apparently it was a non name brand 40 gallon). The water heater did not come with nipples so i purchased some from home depot and went at it with good ernst. I installed the nipples with teflon tape (3 wraps). The installation went well...
  8. Does this water heater price sound too expensive?

    Plumbing
    We are remodeling and have had a new gas furnace and water heater installed. The furnace was included in the overall bid, but the water heater was an add-on. Recently we've been worried about possibly being overcharged, so we researched the price of the water heater, which is in the $1300...
  9. Supply valve to bath faucet doesn't stop water

    Plumbing
    I just moved into a house (built in 60s) and was about to replace a bathroom faucet. When I tried to turn off the faucet's hot and cold water supply valves, no matter how much I turned them, the cold water still ran fully and the valve started dripping slightly. The hot water slowed to a crawl...
  10. cost : tankless vs traditional hot water heater

    Plumbing
    Sharing my recent experience. We had a 75 gal gas fired hot water heater leak. Went to store with intention of replacing it with new tankless system. Cost of tankless including equipment and install from $3800 to $4300 (got 4 difference quotes). And federal rebate calculation which has a very...
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