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Im looking for a pressure relief vave for a richmond water…

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Im looking for a pressure relief vave for a richmond water heater model no. 12gr40-40f

Contractor's Assistant: How long has this been going on? And how severe is the problem?

Well quite a while

Contractor's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

Possibly

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Code requires a temp & pressure relief valve on a tank type water heater. Here's one at Home Depot that has a longer shank to allow for the thickness of the insulation on the tank

http://www.homedepot.com/p/Cash-Acme-3-4-in-Bronze-NCLX-5LX-Temperature-and-Pressure-Relief-Valve-with-2-1-2-in-Shank-MNPT-Inlet-x-FNPT-Outlet-23577-0150/203164748

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