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Offline tgoods

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Re: Water Heater Leaking from Vent
« Reply #10 on: June 09, 2012, 05:38:20 PM »
You guys nailed it.  I hooked up my leaf blower and produced no results.  So then I ran my dryer vent brush up the vent. About 20 feet up the brushed stopped.  I pulled the brush out and a huge nest came out with it.  I ran the brush up a few more times.  When it popped out the top of the chimney, I knew I got it all.
What gets me is the company that wanted to replace his 6 year old water heater because of a vent problem.  He finally got them to admit that it was probably just a bird nest.  Supposedly they're a top rated company on Angies List, too.

Thanks a lot for the help.

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Re: Water Heater Leaking from Vent
« Reply #11 on: June 09, 2012, 05:45:14 PM »
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What gets me is the company that wanted to replace his 6 year old water heater because of a vent problem.  He finally got them to admit that it was probably just a bird nest.  Supposedly they're a top rated company on Angies List, too.


I wonder if they would have cleaned the vent with that new install.


Thanks for the update.  O0
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Re: Water Heater Leaking from Vent
« Reply #12 on: June 10, 2012, 06:19:15 AM »
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