Cleaning the water heater drain pan line

Discussion in 'Water Heater Forum, Tanks' started by fdr1jr, Jul 31, 2010.

  1. fdr1jr

    fdr1jr New Member

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    How often and what method should be used to make sure the water heater drain pan line does not get plugged up?
  2. hj

    hj Moderator & Master Plumber Staff Member

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    Dump a pan of hot water into the drain pan, but what would plug it up in the first place?
  3. bpetey

    bpetey Member

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    I think he/she is talking about the drain valve on the water heater.
  4. Gary Swart

    Gary Swart In the Trades

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    The question was about keeping the "drain pan line from plugging" not the tank drain.
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