A "professional" does not always do professional work. It is quite often that a plumber will not put a drip-leg on the gas service to a water heater or the heating unit, like you can see in the picture to the left. I saw this on a home inspection in Cohoes NY recently, but it is not uncommon to see it everywhere in the Capital Region. This drip-leg will catch any condensation or debris that can damage integral parts of the heater.
Ian M. Robertson,
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