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10 Things You Must Know: Plumbing Leaks

You don't need to know everything about plumbing, but it's important to know the basics. Here are 10 things you must know about plumbing leaks.

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Photo 6 of 10No one wants a leaky hot water heater.

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A leaky water heater is a dead water heater. The biggest problem is that the lining wears away and you get water dripping from the base. If a lot of water is dripping, call the manufacturer and provide the model number; you may get lucky and find that the product is still under warranty. When you do change the water heater, try to install a pan under it.

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