Water from Rain Getting into Combi Boiler

Postby dave1969 » Mon Jan 07, 2008 6:45 pm

are boiler flues desinged to keep rain water out of a combi.
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Postby kbrownie » Tue Jan 08, 2008 5:06 pm

hi dave, almost certainly so.
but put this post on either plumbing, gas or central heating forum and will get a more knowledgable response.
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Postby Perry525 » Wed Jan 09, 2008 6:58 pm

I had a similar problem some years ago.
Water was flowing over the edge of the gutter in heavy rain and pouring into the exhaust pipe, that had been fitted with a slight backward and inwards slope instead of out and down.
Re positioned pipe problem solved.
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