We have a recent (<3 years) hot water tank
The water locally is quite clean and soft
Previous hot water heater lasted 20+ years before the tank sprung a leak
When this tank was installed, the hot water flow was about the same as the
cold water flow
Since then the flow has been steadily slowing down where currently the hot
wate is about 60-70% of the cold water flow
What could be causing this ?
What can be done to solve this ?
Might be caused by a worn cartridge or parts in the faucet set. Try
replacing these and clean out the oulet screen while you're there.
Check relative flow in other locations as well.
Did the installer change and maybe downsize any piping?
I can't think of any "simple" way to test them other than to pick up one
new one and try swapping it for what's there.
Not too hard to do if the installer used unions when the heater was
Maybe someone else knows an easier way to check/test them?
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