Re: Sweaty toilet tank, too far from water heater
Simply put --- you are experiencing condensation forming on the outside of the tank ------ The water in the tank is colder than the warm humid air in the bathroom.
The method you're describing is taking hot water and through a mixing valve mixing with the cold water for the tank --- this raises the temperature to bring it up past the dew point.
Consider the costs of the plumbing and mixing valve ---- then the fact of paying for the hot water being sent to the tank ---- flushing money down the toilet --- kinda silly in my opinion.
A simpler and less costly solution -------- for around $20 find a hardware store that sells a "Tank Liner Kit" like this http://www.lowes.com/pd_22739-143-PP...ductId=1063003
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