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Old 05-27-2017, 09:11 PM   #1
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My sister wants her bathroom remodeled but cake across this and want to know what it is

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Does she have a boiler (or was there a boiler at one time)? If so it's an expansion tank.

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Does she have a boiler (or was there a boiler at one time)? If so it's an expansion tank.

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Yes, she haves a boiler in the basement, and this is in the bathroom on the second floor. I wasn't sure because I'm use to seeing the expansion tank closer to the boiler

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It could also be an old toilet tank, but I don't see the valve on it for that.
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Yes, she haves a boiler in the basement, and this is in the bathroom on the second floor. I wasn't sure because I'm use to seeing the expansion tank closer to the boiler

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You'll need to follow the piping to know for sure. Odd that it is that far from the boiler, but I've seen stranger things.

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its an antique lamp. the pull string broke off
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What part of Philly is this? How old is the house?

Looks like a lampshade. Show some pics to an old guy, like a plumber. Snap a pic of what's inside the shade, too.

(first make sure it's not a lampshade or they'll never let you forget it.)
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Before they used expansion tanks with bladders they used elevated tanks.
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Saw many a split- in- half old un-insulated failed hot water heaters in the barnyard used for feeders and waterers.....
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Don't spam random threads like that.

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