Last summer, when I used the study room faucet, I was surprised that the water was scalding hot! I didn’t need to wait for it to moderate up like usual, then the temperature was instantly dangerously hot.
I am absolutely thankful one of the kids didn’t get burned.
I opened the door to the basement to check on the water pump and water furnace and heard the spray of water, however once I descended the stairs, I found the basement flooded due to a ruptured hot water heater. I found the shut-off and was able to stop the flow of water. It’s absolutely blessed that I caught the concern when I did. The water furnace could have entirely caused a fire. I called a local plumbing supplier and asked them to send a professional serviceman to the apartment as soon as possible, then my friend and I went for many hours with no water. My friend and I couldn’t run any of the sinks, flush toilets, take a shower or start up the washing machine. The plumber inspected out the situation and informed me that a modern water furnace was necessary; She was able to get a modern tank-style furnace installed quite quickly. The concern was fixed for many months, until I used my study room faucet and found that the water was black. I called the same plumbing supplier and explained the problem. I learned that due to the hardness of our water, the anode rod was overwhelmed with minerals and legitimately worked as a detriment to water quality, then removing the anode rod solved the concern but also voided the warranty of the modern water heater.
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