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#943165 - 08/09/18 06:35 PM Re: Older Water Heater [Re: CabinConnection]
Just_Bill Offline
Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 01/27/02
Posts: 23843
Loc: Wilmington, Delaware
Not required here that I am aware of, but good practice. Depends on the situation, finished area or not. Not much sense in the added expense in an unfinished basement.

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#943203 - 08/11/18 11:50 AM Re: Older Water Heater [Re: CabinConnection]
Able_Dog Offline
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Registered: 12/07/03
Posts: 54238
Loc: Huntsville AL
Originally Posted By CabinConnection
Originally Posted By Just_Bill
When you do replace it, Install it in a pan with pipe leading to a place safe to dump water.



And when you put it in a pan, elevate it with 2x4 blocks so the heater doesn't take up so much volume in the pan that it negates its purpose.

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