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Forum: Conservation 11-20-16, 02:00 PM
Replies: 13
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Posted By oil pan 4
I installed a 5500w heating element and magnesium...

I installed a 5500w heating element and magnesium anode.
Here are the old ones.
The original anode is aluminum and even after 2 or 3 weeks of use the heating element is covered with scale.
...
Forum: Conservation 10-30-16, 10:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,492
Posted By oil pan 4
My wife isn't liking the 12 gallon capacity too...

My wife isn't liking the 12 gallon capacity too much lol.
I say she was using too much hot water.
It's plenty for me but I'm trying to only use about 3 or 4 gallons.

Lowes has a 4.3gpm tankless...
Forum: Conservation 10-22-16, 03:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,492
Posted By oil pan 4
I have a 12 gallon water heater with a 4500 watt...

I have a 12 gallon water heater with a 4500 watt element. It came with a 1500watt 120v element. Turns out all the water heaters use the same thermostat control, rated for 40 amps all I had to do was...
Forum: Conservation 10-20-16, 08:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,492
Posted By oil pan 4
I'm thinking that the attic crawl spaces from the...

I'm thinking that the attic crawl spaces from the old and newer construction may not be connected, divided by an old covered up section of roof.
I will try to get up there this weekend.
Forum: Conservation 10-19-16, 11:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,492
Posted By oil pan 4
I can look into doing that. Only problem I see...

I can look into doing that.
Only problem I see is the back bathroom is part of an addition, so I may not be able to easily run a hot water line back there as easy as I would like.
Forum: Conservation 10-19-16, 10:18 AM
Replies: 13
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Posted By oil pan 4
Yes in NM the water lines only have to be buried...

Yes in NM the water lines only have to be buried 12 to 18 inches and it gets below 0F here in the winter.
In maine the have to be down something like 4 feet.
Forum: Conservation 10-18-16, 11:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,492
Posted By oil pan 4
Looks like it'd time for a new hot water heater

I noticed that one of 2 hot water heaters in my house has started leaking. It's a gas fired hot water heater.
I want to say it's just condensation dripping out but I don't think I can belive this...
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