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water heater venting

We have a natural gas water heater that exhausts out the chimney but we are looking to get rid of the chimney and being the water heater is less than 10 years old it would be nice to avoid the extra cost of a new heater. We are planning on raising the house and replacing the old basement

thank you for your thoughts

sorry i forgot the main point is a power vent add on to the water heater a safe way to vent the water heater or do i need to save the chimney or replace the water heater

thanks again

Re: water heater venting

Very nice, but what's the question?

Timothy Miller
Re: water heater venting

Howdy if you remove the chimney then you need to vent the water heater out of the building you can use flu piping that is made for this it is doubled wall pipe and there are clearances from combustibles an local codes to tell you how. Gas furnace then a separate vent pipe for it too.

Re: water heater venting

i'll have to check into that so you think that an add on power vent is not worth it

Thank you

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