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    Licensed Plumber Needed: Spring Lake, NC Area

    I am in need of a licensed plumber in the Spring Lake, NC area who has experience attaching thermal expansion tanks to water heaters.

    I know I can search this online. But, I am hoping for a good...
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    I want to thank everyone for their advice. I...

    I want to thank everyone for their advice. I spoke in-debth with MACPLUMB 777 about the need for attaching a thermal expansion tank.

    Again, thank you kindly for your time and advice.
    -Rod
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    All of the photos are of the same WH- in the...

    All of the photos are of the same WH- in the garage. It is the only WH I have.

    What's an accurate method to measure it? I thought it would be plainly written on the CPVC pipe.

    Also, are you...
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    This is also on the CPVC discharge tube: ...

    This is also on the CPVC discharge tube:

    FlowGuard Gold

    D2846
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    The WH is in my garage. The garage walls are...

    The WH is in my garage. The garage walls are finished.

    Thank you.
    -Rod
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    Thank you for your input. I have a book...

    Thank you for your input.

    I have a book on-hand- Taunton's For Pros By Pros seires, "Inspecting A House", by Rex Cauldwell. It states on pg 158-



    I looked at the discharge tube pipe. It...
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    I guess I should really look into North...

    I guess I should really look into North Carolina's plumbing code, heh?
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    Trying to educate myself here: ...

    Trying to educate myself here:

    http://www.co.union.nc.us/Portals/0/PublicWorks/Documents/WaterPressure/Thermal%20Expansion.pdf

    Is my assumption correct in that it is a necessity to have a...
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    Thank you. I guess I'm confused as to why I...

    Thank you.

    I guess I'm confused as to why I would need a relief valve for thermal expansion on the cold water inlet if that's what the T&P Relief Valve is for...
    if I correctly understand the...
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    Hummm... what other purpose could it serve?

    Hummm... what other purpose could it serve?
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    I turned off the cold water inlet (if that's what...

    I turned off the cold water inlet (if that's what you meant) and nothing happened.

    The tube definitely expells water when hot water is used. It seems like about an inch or so a day in my bucket. ...
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    BTW, if it is for an expansion tank shouldn't the...

    BTW, if it is for an expansion tank shouldn't the plumber have 'capped off' the valve since there is no tank?
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    If that's it then my valve is upside down, huh?:D

    If that's it then my valve is upside down, huh?:D
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    BTW, I did run my shower HOT to see if any water...

    BTW, I did run my shower HOT to see if any water would drain from the PVC and into the bucket once cold water came in to replace the outgoing hot.

    Nothing happend while the shower was running. ...
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    I never paid much attention to it before. But...

    I never paid much attention to it before. But upon closer examination I thought it was odd too. Especially since I was thinking it was an overflow.
    But then I thought, "Why would there be an...
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    What's an RO unit do? Hopefully these will...

    What's an RO unit do?

    Hopefully these will help for you to explain my problem. BTW, I purchased my home new in 2005. There have not been any mods to the unit since then.

    This tube should not...
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    Water Heater Cold Water Inlet "Overflow"

    Location: Spring Lake, NC

    Water Heater: Electric, Bradford White

    Model #: M250S6DS2

    Concern: Cold Water Inlet "Overflow" Is Active

    *SEE PHOTOS
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