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#8392
Hi, it seems that vinegar can be used to descale hot-water systems. But I can't find out if it is okay to put straight into the electric immersion hot-water tank? Would the vinegar do any harm to the heating element or thermostat etc? Or is there anything else in the hot-water system that vinegar could damage. Like corridor the metal pipes - my system is all copper as far as I can see!

Thanks for any help.
#8394
no guarentees on that, white vinager will work over time but the scale dislodged might block pipeways and taps further down!.
draining off cylinder and refilling a few times will also flush it out some.
taking off the top feed or emmersion and dip tubing it with a wet vac when empty will do a good job!
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