Hook up water heater element

Published: 11.05.2017

Place a level on top of the water heater. Because we wanted to be able to easily move the tank for servicing or repair we decided to put a union fitting on both the cold and hot lines as they left the tank. Tighten and correct as necessary.

This Home Depot guide helps you in installing an electric water heater otherwise the heating element may be Get $5 off when you sign up for emails with.

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But if you need to upgrade, follow our steps, which include positioning the new water heater, connecting the electrical supply, and adjusting the thermostat. Add flux to the inside of the fitting, and then slide the fitting over the end of the tubing piece.

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Also see our Book Reviews - InspectAPedia. Push the pipe into the fitting and tighten the nut. It's important that the valve you buy is rated the same as your water heater.

Immediately remove the flame and wipe off any excess solder with a soft rag. The Signs and Symptoms of a Bad Water Heater. Make sure that the open end of the valve points down.

    1. Dominik_Toretto - 22.05.2017 in 14:50

      Note - You will also need a circuit tester or volt meter to check for electric power.

      Ilya_Ebko - 26.05.2017 in 04:45

      Now it's very important that you connect the wires to the right spots, and you connect it correctly, that way your wires don't back out and start a fire. These straps brace the water tank against the wall to keep the unit from toppling over.

      Vlad_Zombie - 30.05.2017 in 15:55

      When water runs from the faucet, the tank is full.

      Calvin_Shot - 03.06.2017 in 03:09

      The expansion tank pressure must match the main water pressure to work effectively.

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