Hi all, I have a question/problem. Lately, we're noticing, the hot water in
this house starts out like it always did, hot, good pressure, but as time
goes on, say, as we take showers and all, the pressure goes down slowly and
the water keeps cooling until we have the hot water cranked all the way and
the water's barely warm. It was just in the upstairs but now it's going
downstairs, it's after maybe a 10 minute shower. This didn't happen before
it started recently, is there anything we should check? The water is heated
by the furnace, There is no tank, or if there is it's sure hidden well, is
there something we should check? or try? or is this system gone and we have
to cough up more money to fix this house. I say that because it seems over
the last couple years everything's going wrong. Any help is appreciated,
What do you mean by lately? Have you been living in this house for many
years, or recently moved in? If this is your first winter in the house,
it's very likely that your boiler did a fine job of heating your shower
water when it didn't also have to heat the water for your radiators at the
same time. If this is the case post back for some suggestions.
"HA HA Budys Here" < email@example.com> wrote in message
No, I've lived here for 10 years now and this is the first time it's
happened, it's not even cold out lately so the furnace isn't running hard.
This is a new problem, like with in the last 2 or 3 weeks. Some times I'd
notice a slight drop off in the very cold of mid winter, but that's below 0
weather, lately, it's been in the 40s around here so the furnace isn't even
running very hard, I'm concerned that when it does get cold out though, if
there is something wrong that that might be the end, or if it's fixable, I
won't worry much about it and will fix it or get it fixed anyway.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Marilyn and Bob" <
Sent: Wednesday, December 31, 2003 10:02 PM
Subject: Re: hot water question
this is Turtle.
You need to have your heating system checked out for not having heat when it
does go to zero and having hot water for baths is going to be a very small
problem when you have no heat in your home.
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