Water Heater Query

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Louey
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Water Heater Query

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I'm in the middle of installing a water Heater for the Shower in my van :mrgreen:

I'm fitting a vertical flue to it as per the fitting advice/instructions, but I've just read in an advert online that I only need to fit a flue if drawing off more than one tap it must be flued to the outside air. I'm only fitting it to the hot tap in the bathroom, so do i need to flue it? Common sense tells me to, though it is not something I will be using a lot.

The model is a Rinnai REU 58e Caravan/Motorhome Gas Water Heater
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The flue kit I have for it is this one

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Just to reiterate:

Do I fit the flue? I do have a mushroom type roof vent just above the boiler's location already (I was planning on using this hole for the flue.)

Also, if I do what type of sealant shall I use - needs to be heat proof and seal the storm collar (part in bottom right of picture) to the roof (using self tappers or rivets too).
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I'd put a flue on it. The heat out the top of theses things is amazing
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A Shower! You posh git :)
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lloydy wrote:I'd put a flue on it. The heat out the top of theses things is amazing

Ta much :D

Any ideas on what sealant to use too? Would this be suitable?
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Sorry, forgot about this topic.... That stuff looks ok, roofers type black sealant should be good too. Just check the temp rating on the tube
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Cheers Lloyd - a new Screwfix has opened on my route home today and offering 10% for the next few days, so bonus :ok
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