Ceiling above water heater

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  1. Jul 8, 2019 #1

    Jonathan Leonard

    Jonathan Leonard

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    My ceiling above water heater appears to have damage from the mositure. I checked for roof leaks but do not see anything.

    Is this normal? Do I to fix ASAP? Or anything might be able to prevent? IMG_2471.JPG
     
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    Snoonyb

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    My first thought was a roof leak from the vent and/or flashing being incorrectly installed and sealed.

    The vent material is correct, so you may fave a condensation problem from lack of air circulating in that area of the attic, so, if you can install a vent adjacent.
     
  3. Jul 9, 2019 #3

    Sparky617

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    Natural gas, when burned, puts out a lot of water vapor in the exhaust. Is the flue clear? Do you have a CO monitor in the room?
     

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