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Re: Older Water Heater [Re: CabinConnection] #943165
08/09/18 10:35 PM
08/09/18 10:35 PM
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Wilmington, Delaware
Just_Bill Offline
Carpal Tunnel
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Carpal Tunnel

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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.

Re: Older Water Heater [Re: CabinConnection] #943203
08/11/18 03:50 PM
08/11/18 03:50 PM
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Huntsville AL
Able_Dog Offline
Carpal Tunnel
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Carpal Tunnel

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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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