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  1. Andy.O

    New Water Heater and Rotten Egg Smell

    It just occurred to me that the water used to feel really hot when just the hot water ran. So I checked the old water heater and it was set between 130-135. The new one is factory set at 120. I’m wondering if that’s not hot enough and is just incubating some bacteria. I’m going to try turning it...
  2. Andy.O

    New Water Heater and Rotten Egg Smell

    Thanks guys! In a quick search of anode rods, what is the advantage to using the powered Ceranode ($100ish) over a non-powered, magnesium anode rod ($43ish)? Also, HD has hex-plug style and nipple style; what’s the difference?
  3. Andy.O

    New Water Heater and Rotten Egg Smell

    We have lived in our house for 5 years, and have loved our well water and Kinetico water softener system. I realized our water heater was 22 years old so, instead of waiting for it to stop working, I replaced it about 3 weeks ago on a weekend it was convenient. However, almost immediately I...
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