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starlette

08:46AM | 07/15/01
Member Since: 07/14/01
3 lifetime posts
Bvplumbing
Recently purchased 100 yr old house that was
modernized in 1986 except for one bathroom
upstairs. Can get cold water running to sink,shower, tub, toilet but no water to hot
water pipes. I'm in a somewhat rural area and 2 plumbers have said hot water probably capped off but cannot find out where. With the exception of shower, all original fixtures. Any suggestions welcome

Iceman

04:06PM | 11/17/01
Member Since: 11/16/01
302 lifetime posts
Dear Starlette,
In a 100 year old house, most of the dwl's were either lead or iron. Which means that the interior of the pipe is probably closed due to corrosion over the years. Either way they need to be replaced. Give me more info and I may be able to help you.
Later, Len
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