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simpleguy

12:39AM | 11/23/05
Member Since: 11/07/05
3 lifetime posts
Bvplumbing
How can I fix this problem, every month or so I need to always clear my faucets from "rice size" sediments which have collected in screen filters.

help!

doug seibert

02:09AM | 11/23/05
Member Since: 08/10/02
843 lifetime posts
Are the pieces "white plastic" ?

10+ years ago the manufacturer/supplier of DIP tubes for Hot Water Heaters changed the formula of the plastic used........resulting in the plastic failing.........

Dip tubes can be replaced and the heater flushed to remove the sediment........

jimmym

06:03AM | 11/23/05
Member Since: 11/20/05
6 lifetime posts
Had the same thing. every once in a while I'd notice poor flow from the faucets. I'd clean out a bunch of white crap and all was good. At one point I had to pull the cartridges out of the showers to clean them out. I thought it was sediment so I drained the HWH and some stuff came out. Not much. The problem persisted. It was little bits of white plastic as doug suggested. I replaced the whole HWH (10-12 years old anyway) and all was good after that. Not to mention that I had TONS of hot water now.
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