Re: Heat traps prevent water heater drainage?
Sometimes the drain can get plugged with a chunk of caked sediment or calcium. You may be able to poke a wire into the drain to knock it out of the way so the water will flow.
The "Senior Member" designation under my name doesn't mean I know a lot, it just means I talk a lot.I've been a DIYer since I was 12 (thanks, Dad!). I have read several books on various home improvement topics. I do not have any current code books I can refer to. I was an apprentice plumber for two years.