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    Well, it wasn't the shower head. So I'll be...

    Well, it wasn't the shower head. So I'll be diggin' into the valve.

    I'm curious about your recommendation to "flush the lines".

    Not to pose a stupid question, but, How is flushing done in...
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    Low pressure/flow Moen Shower

    I recently drained/flushed my water heater, finding much gunk and flaked off lime deposits in the process. A day or two after, my wife and I noticed low flow in the shower. I checked the flow in the...
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    Thanks, A Wet-N-Dry Vacuum and numerous flushes...

    Thanks, A Wet-N-Dry Vacuum and numerous flushes pretty much cleaned it out.

    After cleaning, I aimed a flashlight down the anode-rod-hole to illuminate the bottom of the tank as I looked in...
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    Greenish sludgy stuff in water heater tank

    Hi all, Great forum, lot's of knowledgeble info floating around. It has helped me a great deal in my homeowner maintenance quests.
    Well, today I drained the tank to replace the gas control valve....
  5. Thanks, that's why I asked.

    Thanks, that's why I asked.
  6. Although not part of my original anode rod...

    Although not part of my original anode rod questions, I do have a question regarding replacement of the gas control/thermostat.

    The new replacement gas control unit, Emerson(White-Rogers), has a...
  7. Thanks. As luck would have it, I talked to a...

    Thanks. As luck would have it, I talked to a plumber at work today and he's letting me borrow a can of Gasoila-SoftSet.
  8. Thanks for the tip. I just received the new...

    Thanks for the tip.

    I just received the new gas valve today. I'm waiting for the weekend to dive into the job.

    I'm wondering, is Loctite 572 ok to use on black pipe for NG?
  9. Thanks for the reply. I guess I'll dig into the...

    Thanks for the reply. I guess I'll dig into the anode replacement while I have it drained. I've seen some replies about using an impact wrench; what's your opinion about that?

    Also, it seems...
  10. Thanks for your words of wisdom, probably some of...

    Thanks for your words of wisdom, probably some of it learned the hard way..

    Anyway, the unit is 3 years old. I have a water softener so I understand that to mean the anode rod will be consumed...
  11. Anode Rod Access location for AOSmith Powershot

    I want to replace the anode tube on my AO Smith GPSH Powershot gas water heater. Problem is, I can't find it. From the parts list diagram, it appears to be accessed from the top-front. But the...
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