Below the surface a beast is lurking

Found the issue with circuit breaker and GFCI outlet popping.

In a cabinet below the sink, lurks an electrical water heater - not big. call it 5 gallons or so, but it was there. Plugged into an outlet... on same circuit as the coffee machine....all quiet... so quiet everyone forgot it was there.

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Super and Electrician came by and put a 20 amp outlet on a nearby circuit. Now the water heater is on its own and coffee machine is also separated.

I don’t know what electric water heater uses, but coffee machine was using 15 amps when it was the hungriest. Surely, 20 amp was not enough for the two of them.

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Another mystery solved. If it wasn’t for those meddling kids...

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