A water heater sacrificial anode rod is a metal rod and is generally screwed into the top of the tank. It’s job is to attract corrosive elements in your potable water. Over time the rods get “sacrificed” for the healthy survival of the heater’s tank and the result can lead to smelly water.
This week I inspected a home with a vent free fireplace. They’re common in Central Mississippi. After lighting the log set my nose picked up a distinct odor. It smelled like a mix of burning dust and a kerosene lamp. The seller
Safety is the critical factor here. It’s vitally important CSST, like other potentially conductive systems — including rigid black pipe — be properly bonded to the structure’s grounding network.
Today we have two dominant model plumbing codes in the United States; the International Plumbing Code (IPC) the Uniform Plumbing Code (UPC). The International Plumbing Code (IPC) is a proven, comprehensive model plumbing code that works seamlessly with ICC’s family of building codes. It
Bottom Line! I have a run of PEX in my attic that freezes when the outdoor temps falls to about 15 degrees. Once my attic warms up (after a few hours the next day) the pipe thaw. So far no leaks.