Hot Water Fail

On going to bed one night, I heard it was raining. It seemed weird. It was a warm night and I didn’t recall any rain being forecast.

I headed to bed, then thought, no, something isn’t right.

I opened the back door expecting to see rain, but there was nothing. I turned on the light to see a steady stream of water spraying out of the hot water storage tank. This was hitting the underside of the carport, making it sound like rain.

I turned off the supply tap to the tank and took a closer look at where the water was coming out. It had rusted all the way through.

img_0280Time for a new hot water system. I had it replaced with a small instant system. No more running out of hot water, cheaper to run, and less space.


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