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    Default Water HEater Vent

    Last edited by Clay E White; 01-04-2008 at 01:33 PM.
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    Default Re: Water HEater Vent

    Should be properly supported when it changes direction.

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    Default Re: Water HEater Vent

    Clearance to combustibles on single walled vent pipes should be 3in and on double walled (B-Vents) should be a min of 1in. Looks like the vent pipe does not meet this.


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    Default Re: Water HEater Vent

    Quote Originally Posted by Robert Dalga View Post
    Clearance to combustibles on single walled vent pipes should be 3in
    I believe that is 6 inches for single wall vent.

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