KC Plumber Pro installs water heaters in Kansas City Missouri. Most of the homes in Kansas City Missouri are in older neighborhoods that have dated plumbing infrastructure. Since the lines are so old the water department will often reduct the water pressure to reduce the chance of damaging the water main’s.
If the water pressure is under 80 psi and on a closed loop system you can get away without having to install a thermal expansion tank.
There are a few other changes that have impacted how a water heater needs to be installed in Kansas City Missouri. A drip leg is designed to catch condensation that can be present in the gas line. Keeping this condensation out of your water heater can increase the performance and lifespan of your appliance.