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Your plan is decent, but I'd amend it slightly: Turn off the water Take off the scalemaster and throw it away Replace with a couple couplings and a regular piece of pipe Turn the water on. Be happy you saved your money by not buying a pointless device


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There are direct-vent boilers designed for installation in habitable space -- the one I've got is in the basement, but was designed so it could be installed in a closet as an auxilliary, and is certified for direct contact with combustibles like wood and paper. Theoretically it's safe from the carbon monoxide or heat points of view, as long as it's properly ...


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I've not used a system like you have, but I'll give you some information based on what's common for heating systems in the UK. As you've discovered, the immersion switch immediately switches the heater on. It's usually used as an override when you want water to start heating outside the timed period. (I'd hazard a guess that having the immersion on for 10 ...


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In situations like this, I generally find that the manufacturer is a more reliable source of accurate information than an installer, especially an installer whom you are not using (but then again, you might be wise not to use them, too.) Some installers learned "a particular way" which is either outdated for current equipment or was simply wrong in the first ...



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