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Forum: Water Heaters
09-14-16, 07:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,595
Posted By Midehv

Thanks for the info. I'll tell him what you said...

Thanks for the info. I'll tell him what you said but he is stubborn and lazy so he'll probably not care. But at least I can say I told him so. Mine is done correctly so at least I'll sleep well at...
Forum: Water Heaters
09-08-16, 02:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,595
Posted By Midehv

Figured I'd post to put some closure to my...

Figured I'd post to put some closure to my thread. I purchased a direct vent water heater from Lowe's for about $1000. It's probably a cheap POS but more importantly, its dimensions lined up...
Forum: Water Heaters
08-17-16, 04:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,595
Posted By Midehv

So it's my day off and I'm diving head first into...

So it's my day off and I'm diving head first into this. But I seem to be getting more questions than answers. I haven't bought a new unit yet and I think I may be glad I haven't. The initial guy...
Forum: Water Heaters
08-11-16, 09:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,595
Posted By Midehv

But is installation a job that can be done by a...

But is installation a job that can be done by a reasonably competent person like myself (I'd like to think I am), or is it a job best left to a professional?
Forum: Water Heaters
08-10-16, 10:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,595
Posted By Midehv

Yeah I did pretty much what you described. The...

Yeah I did pretty much what you described. The water is in fact coming up from the top of the tank. And rapidly too, not like a leaky fitting with a few drops here and there. I'm starting to...
Forum: Water Heaters
08-10-16, 10:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,595
Posted By Midehv

Okay, so I dried the whole top off and then...

Okay, so I dried the whole top off and then watched as I turned the water on. The water is indeed coming up from the tank on the cold inlet side. Pretty rapidly too. Maybe it is a trashed unit...
Forum: Water Heaters
08-10-16, 09:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,595
Posted By Midehv

It would not have sat in water for very long, I...

It would not have sat in water for very long, I noticed the leak maybe a few hours after it happened. And again, the guy just jumped up there and looked for all of 5 seconds and told me the unit was...
Forum: Water Heaters
08-10-16, 09:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,595
Posted By Midehv

Water pooling on top of water heater

I went to my garage today and found the water heater was leaking. I traced the water all the way to the top of the heater where it is pooling up on top. Initially, I got excited and thought it...
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