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I have my hot water heater shut off and the water supply to

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I have my hot water heater shut off and the water supply to it to replace the hot water faucet in my bathtub, my problem is that when I was clothe sin my washing machine on cold I have water coming out of the spout in my bathtub when the washer is draining. Could this be because the hot water heater is turned off?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Home Improvement
Expert:  Heath.M replied 2 years ago.
Hello my name is ***** ***** will be my pleasure to assist you. Yes the cold water is back feeding into the hot water line. You will need to turn all the water off to the house and then drain the lines by simply opening them and then do your plumbing repairs then turn the water main back on.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Thank you so much!
Expert:  Heath.M replied 2 years ago.
You are very welcome.

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