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Why does my hot water smell of sulfur? How do I get rid of the smell?

Post created: 2016-07-27 Type of Equipment: Water Heater Views: 44

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On 2016-07-28 Gary wrote:

This bad smell in your hot water is most likely caused by a problem with the anode rod in your water heater. Replacing the anode rod with an aluminum/zinc alloy anode rod will usually take care of this problem. Unless you are experienced with working on water heaters, this a job that should be done by a qualified tech.

We get a lot of questions in the forum about water heater problems -- If you'd like to have a contractor take a look at this, we can help you find one, here.


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