Some off the record wiring in a desperate attempt for hot water.
Name: Austin & Danielle (of Forage + Fodder)
Type of Project: Kitchen & Garage Remodel
Location: Austin, Texas
Type of building: One story, Single-Family House, 1250 square feet
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We haven’t had hot water in quite a while. Austin can tolerate a cold shower but I usually end up crying or screaming, so I’ve been showering at the rec center on campus during my lunch break. Our new tankless water heater was finally installed, but our plumber is a plumber, so he didn’t connect it, which is something we should’ve realized sooner. Luckily, my uncle can wire a thing or two, so he came over and showed us how to get it set up “for now” — reminding us several times that this wiring would definitely NOT pass inspection. I’m two showers in and all I can get is lukewarm water. It’s infuriating to me.