Hi Doug, hope you are having a nice day
On 07-Mar-05 At About 07:53:06, Doug Miller wrote to All
Subject: Re: Water heater is ALWAYS filling....what could be the problem?
DM> From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Doug Miller)
DM> > Nope, I do service only with a little install work. I am
DM> exclusively in the >commercial side now. I don't think you can
DM> honestly say what I have seen in >my 30+ years in the trade but as
DM> for a T&P I have never seen one terminated >improperly.
DM> The fact that you're working in commercial installations probably has
DM> a lot to do with that. A commercial business will normally insist
DM> on having things done right, and will hire a licensed plumber
DM> who knows how to do that. Dick and Jane Homeowner, on the other
DM> hand, may have it done by a neighbor, Jane's cousin's ex-husband,
DM> or some jackleg they hired from a handyman ad in the newspaper.
DM> Or Dick may get his buddy from work to do the job for a case of beer
DM> (consumed while working). Or do it himself. You get the picture.
DM> I'm *not*
in the trade, just a homeowner with better than average
DM> handyman skills, but I've seen quite a few that were terminated
DM> improperly. In fact, based on the homes I've purchased, made offers
DM> on, or looked at with a realtor, I'd say that more residential
DM> T&P valves are terminated IMproperly than properly.
I am sure that there problably are non code P&T terminations But as I said I
haven't seen one yet and as for commercial work I have always done commercial
work along with 20 or so years of residential.
-=> HvacTech2 <=-
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