hot water heater odor

Discussion in 'Plumbing Forum, Professional & DIY Advice' started by karen681, Nov 6, 2008.

  1. karen681

    karen681 New Member

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    We got a new gas hot water heater. I think when the new one was removed/drained, it left a rusty concrete odor. Tried washing the floor with bleach but smell came back. Any suggestions?
    Last edited: Nov 6, 2008
  2. Redwood

    Redwood Master Plumber

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    Same reply as the post in the other forum...

    What kind of water heater is this?
    Gas, Electric? Oil? etc...
  3. karen681

    karen681 New Member

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    Its a gas heater
  4. Redwood

    Redwood Master Plumber

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    Could you post a picture of the installation.
    From a distance try to show both the gas piping to the burner and the exhaust vent piping.
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