Plumbing Tulsa | Heater requirements
Plumbing Tulsa water heater requirements Local Tulsa Plumbing customers have often wondered what type of hot water heater should I install. What is the best hot water heater for my application. Not all Plumbing Tulsa customers care about cost as much as they do performance. Due to some of the local Tulsa plumbing code requirements can determine what is the best hot water heater for the Tulsa Plumbing customer. Some local Tulsa plumbing codes make a whole lot of sense. But only some maybe a handful. There are many more other Plumbing Tulsa code requirements that make zero sense at all. They are not for the safety of the local Tulsa Plumbing customer. They were enforced and pushed by greed and lack of logic and Common Sense and the Plumbing Tulsa officials. Some of the codes that I am speaking of that make no sense at all for the safety of the Tulsa Plumbing customer. Is the raising of certain hot water heaters at certain times and low rain of hot water heaters at other times. Due to the change of code. We have had to raise hot water heaters at the customers expense. Originally replacing up to a 50 gallon gas hot water heater and 1995 would cost a local Tulsa Plumbing customer about $700. This price would include all labor materials and equipment to complete the job. This price would include the hot water heater itself. Then the local Tulsa plumbing code official decided to make a rule to help protect the local Tulsa Plumbing customer. I do not believe that the local Tulsa Plumbing customer really had any say-so in this decision. Now due to the local Tulsa plumbing code official requiring the customer to raise the Plumbing Tulsa hot water heater if it is gas increase the price from $700 to about $1,800 to $2,000 per hot water heater installation. This did not include raising any sheetrock repair or reframing and designing of most local Tulsa plumbing code homes. Some gas hot water heaters had to be relocated into a different area just to save some money for the local Tulsa Plumbing customer. This adds much depression and stress on the local Tulsa Plumbing customer. Too much stress the financial burden can cause local Tulsa Plumbing
customers to become depressed and commit suicide thus causing more deaths than what we set out to save. Some people in the local Tulsa Plumbing area would convert their gas hot water heaters to electric hot water heaters to try to save on the cost. I do not know exactly how much it cost for an electrician to wire a new wire from the breaker panel back to the hot water heater location. But I do know that the cost of the electric hot water heater by the local Tulsa Plumbing technician would cost somewhere in the neighborhood of about $750 for parts labor material and the hot water heater itself. So most Tulsa Plumbing customers opted out of gas hot water heaters and converted their homes over to an electric hot water heater. And a comparisons between a gas and electric hot water heater I will talk about in other articles. Now 6-8 years later after almost large % of the Tulsa Plumbing customers home have converted their homes to the new codes. The local Tulsa plumbing code officials took it upon themselves to change the code back to being able to put a gas hot water heater in its original placement. These code changes came due to some engineeringdesigns that are different on the gas Tulsa Plumbing hot water heaters. The hot water heaters were converted to be safe around flammable Vaporsthat’s allowing them to go back on the floor. Now all the Tulsa Plumbing customers are spent these thousands of dollars and stressed to convert all their homes now have to convert them back so that the hot water heaters will fit on the ground and work as normal. That’s causing more stress more cost and everything. The best economical way would have been to instruct and create knowledge for the local Tulsa Plumbing customers to protect themselves from concentration of flammable Vapors. It is still dangerous for the local Tulsa Plumbing customer to have a concentration of flammable Vapors whether or not there’s a hot water heater there in the first place. It is still flammable it can still catch on fire and I can still cause death to many Tulsa Plumbing customer homes we have not corrected any problems. Just by changing the code on a hot water heater does not fix the original problem. The codes of changed where the gas hot water heaters can now be back on the ground at the electric hot water heaters now have to be raised. This is a little bit of karma since electric hot water heater
company in the Tulsa Plumbing area is really the driving force behind the code changes. So I’m happy and that as far as they got back. The recommended height for a safe spot to put an open combustible hot water heater or an electric hot water heater now is 18 inches. This is 18 inches above the floor of the room or garage that the hot water heater area is in. So if you have a step or curb up from the garage floor and then the hot water heater you can add the step which is usually 6 inches to the stand to create 18 inches total. Now every County and city in the Tulsa Plumbing area of Oklahoma can change those rules as they see fit. We can install a hot water heater in one local Plumbing Tulsa home. That’s under a certain jurisdiction of a local Tulsa plumbing code official. And his rules will be completely different than another hot water heater installation in another jurisdiction. Yes this can be very overwhelming and somewhat maddening to someone’s ego whenever you tried to conform to all the different code requirements and perceptions of the code requirements. Any times to local Tulsa plumbing code officials won’t even agree on the perception of the local Tulsa plumbing code book that they are both reading word for word. All interpretations are different. That’s making it very difficult to protect the local Tulsa Plumbing customer and meet the local Tulsa plumbing code requirements. Most hot water heaters cannot be stored around any flammable Vapors. That’s a common sense logical explanation everybody should know that. We should teach these basic fundamental practices in school. In China they make all the students clean and maintain their local schools. They don’t have janitors. This is a common logical practice. This is what I mean when it comes to use some common sense and logic and willsave much money and time and provide safety and protection to the local Tulsa Plumbing customer. Having someone in school learning how to clean and maintain and keep things in order and proper is a very vinyl aspect to life on this Earth and living in the Tulsa Plumbing Community. It’s not just about math and English and science and history in sports and arts. There are many other aspects to life that our school should be teaching our local Tulsa Plumbing customers that would not cost any more to local Tulsa Plumbing schools or time. That’s actually this would save time and money to the local Tulsa Plumbing schools if we just use the little bit of logic and
common sense in our applications. We need to not be so politically smart.