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Boiler furnace is working well and heating the home nicely but we run out of hot water after 15-20 minutes of showering. There is a boiler mate that I suspect is the issue but am not knowledgeable enough to fix this myself. Can you help?
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HVAC Technician: Andrew Smith, HVAC Technician replied 9 months ago
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You should be able to raise the temperature of the stored water so it uses less when mixing the correct temperature
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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
I have checked everything out and I think I may have the issue. I have a faucet in the kitchen (hot) that is very old and basically like opening the pipes. It has no restrictor. Could this just be draining the boilermate of hot water at a much higher rate than it can recover?
HVAC Technician: Andrew Smith, HVAC Technician replied 9 months ago

It could, but showers can also depending especially if they are pumped

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