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leaking water heater

  1. Plumbing
    What bad luck. My house has been purchased and will be demolished. I am renting my house back for 2 months and don't want to spend money and don't want to burden the new owner (he's giving me v. cheap rent). The water heater leaked a little about 1 month ago. Now at 4:30am, the alarm went...
  2. Plumbing
    I just installed a new water heater (GE, 40 gal, gas) and am having problems with the connection where the integral pipes (insulated w/blue plastic nipples) and the dielectric union fit together. It's a threaded connection, and I used plenty of pipe dope, but as the pressure builds while...
  3. HVAC
    I've read in forums to fix a leaking (from bottom) furnace, "remove small panel around the copper pipe and check the evaporator coil for a clog." I think I’m trying to open the right panel. My furnace stands vertical, I’m reaching up to a copper wire and padded wire (I think also copper)...
  4. 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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