Dual Water Heater Fixes

Dual Water Heater Fixes

I now have hot water again at both the main house and the lake house. As I posted a couple of days ago, the water heater at the main house developed a leak and had to be replaced. Since it was an LP water heater and was also under warranty, I called in the pros to replace it.

Meanwhile, at the lake house I had to repair the hot water pipes that were cut during the demolition prior to the big HVAC project.

It was fairly simple, I just had to install two 3/4″ SharkBite valves and then use two 90 degree angle fixtures plus some 3/4″ pipe to connect them. It was a little bit more dramatic than it needed to be because I forgot to turn off the valve coming out of the water heater and thus got soaked with water when I cut one of the old valves off, but in the end I achieved victory and hot water was restored.

Jon Hardin

Website: http://hardinhome.wordpress.com

By day, Jon is the CEO of a software company. Outside of work, Jon is an avid home improvement enthusiast who enjoys a wide variety of renovation, landscaping, and other projects.

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