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I've been renting this home for more than a year and there have been a lot of plumbing issues - mostly leaks, but the water in the kitchen has always heated fine. There is a leak under the sink as well, though I can't see it dripping, I can just see that the cabinet floor is wet. The hot water is working in both of our bathrooms, so I figured it wasn't the hot water heater. What could cause something like this? My landlord drags her feet with getting these things fixed, and when she does send a plumber out it's always one of her friends and he doesn't actually fix anything. Maybe if I know what needs to be done I can hire my own person and deduct it from rent.

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If you turn off the cold water under the sink, then open the tap to the full hot position, does the water get hot? Does it even come out at all? –  longneck Jul 21 at 14:03
    
Does the kitchen faucet have a single control, or two separate controls for hot and cold? –  Zhentar Jul 21 at 17:24
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Not a fix, but don't expect to deduct the cost of a repair from your rent without a written agreement from the landlord. –  ben rudgers Jul 21 at 17:54
    
Does it have a single point instant heater unit installed under the sink? –  user23949 Jul 24 at 15:45

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