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Question: House Water Smells Like Metal


We just got our water heater replaced because there was rust in all of the water in our house. The water still smells like metal. What can we do to fix this?


Your house water smelling like metal can be caused by different many things. To be able to know the real source of your problem, there are some questions we need answered: How old is your house? Do you have galvanized lines or copper? Is your house wirsbo?
The metal smell could be from old pipes that have deteriorated with time. But this is possible if your house is anything between 40 to 50 years old. And I'm thinking this may be the case with you since rusted old piping can cause the rust you find in all of your water - sinks, tubs, showers...

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