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Old 10-14-2012, 02:27 PM  
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It's not a big deal really, probably doesn't need much put some PL in there and jack it up with a 2x4. Sistering would be a bonus.

So, about these dissimilar metals can i just put something between them? Plastic?



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Old 10-14-2012, 02:28 PM  
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"The link you sent has an "comment by the author in 2005 talking about the issues I explained.
Some areas have banned the yellow csst, others are just slow at catching up. "
Yes i'm little concerned but we are long way from texas, lightning is not that common. It seems to be code around here, so even if i call a licensed guy he will say it is not necessary.



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Forgive me for saying but I think your plumber is a hack.
He should have done a professional job for that price.
The gas pipe should be against the wall well secured,
It should have been on a platform at least 18" high to begin with.
It looks like the piping is 1/2", is that right?
He can still make the vent pipe angle up a bit more,
He didn't even take the freaking tag off the vent pipe.

The W/H isn't even secured to anything, you may not be in a seismic zone of any relevance but still...

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So, about these dissimilar metals can i just put something between them?

Plastic?
If you put plastic against the vent pipe where it exits the W.H., make sure your homeowners fire insurance policy is paid up and current. Shouldn't take too long to burn the place down. Hopefully, not while you're upstairs, sleeping soundly.

Best thing to put between the two metals is an air gap. Wider the better. What shows in the picture appears to be touching, at one of the raised joint elbow adjustment rings.

As others have so eloquently said--your plumber is a (definite) hack.
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Others have said eloquently that those on the internet are often full of %^$$.
I had a certified guy in today from a big company who cut the stove pipe. He checked the furnace and hot water: perfectly fine and up to code. And yes my home insurance is up to date.

I might mention you where all completely wrong about the structure window. You all thought is was so bad and it was nothing wrong with it too.



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