What do I do with a short water heater?

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Old 06-23-16, 04:23 PM
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What do I do with a short water heater?

My water heater is just over an inch to short for me to connect my flue. I couldn't find a type B vent that was 2 inches in length, so I ended up propping it up on some 2x4's to make it reach. However, I'm guessing that's not the correct way to go about fixing this issue. What should I do instead?

Oh yeah, as a side note, since there aren't any member forums to ask this question, how do I go about changing my password?
 
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Old 06-23-16, 04:42 PM
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If the B vent is double wall you need to remove a section of pipe and custom cut regular smoke pipe to fit...
 
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Old 06-23-16, 04:43 PM
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Your in the right forum and why do you want to change your password?
 
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Old 06-23-16, 07:18 PM
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To change your password, click on Edit Profile from the Forum Actions Menu at the top of the page.
On the left you will find an edit email and password option.
 
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Old 06-23-16, 07:54 PM
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As a matter of practice I always raise my water heaters on bricks. Just to give it a little bit of air flow underneaths and prevent rusting or problems if I get a little bit of flooding. It's also a great place for nuts and bolts and tools to roll under just as you need them.
 
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