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Only "power-vent" type gas water heaters can be vented with plastic pipe. These are gas water heaters with a fan on top which blows the flue gas (and cools it by mixing surrounding cool air with it, hence plastic vent is OK) out of the house. Most can be vented with 3" PVC (white), ABS (black), or CPVC (kinda tan colored). These vents can be run horizontally ...


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Many homes suffer from low pressure/flow issues for various reasons. This regular drop in pressure/flow seems to indicate an external problem, such as a large water user (commercial or industrial) using water from your water main line for some automated process. Also, check with your water distribution entity to see if they have changed the way they ...


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The interval is certainly suspicious and as Jimmy's answer suggests, it could be something external. You might consider asking your neighbours if they experience anything similar to determine if it's isolated to your home or not. I would also recommend looking to see if you have a Pressure Reducing Valve (PRV) installed. They usually look something like ...



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