TOP 20 DEFICIENCIES (EXAMPLES) Water Heater – the pressure relief valve discharge tube extends to within 18 inches of the floor. 2. Plumbing – pipes and faucets are not leaking, and areas around any leaks are cleaned up and repaired.
Line pressure to prevent any water from leaking out of the pipes while making the water connections to the water heater. After the pressure has been relieved, DO NOT apply heat to the nipples on top of the water heater. Sweat the tubing to the adapter before fitting the
Off valve on both the hot and cold pipes on top of the unit. hook a hose to the bottom of the water heater at the drain valve and direct the water to a suitable drain. There can be 30 to 50 gallons of water that will seep Water leaking over your master bath toilet is coming from their
Replace worn and leaking washers, gaskets, pipes or defective fixtures. Check for leaks on outside faucets, and make sure located inside your home (usually in the basement near the hot water heater or main turn-off Examine the water level. If water is leaking into the top of the overflow
A water heater is for it to begin leaking. You along with uninsulated pipes, can tube which carries the cold water to the bottom of the tank breaks and allows cold water to mix with the hot water at the top of the tank as it is being drawn off. A check for a broken dip tube
Do not place anything on top of the water heater or in contact with the flue Where damage to property can occur in the event of the water heater leaking, the water heater must be installed in a safe tray. In locations where water pipes are prone to freezing, drain lines must be
water pipes. Open a hot water faucet and let the hot water run until it’s cool. Then, shut off the cold water supply box (on the top of the water heater). The Installation Instruc-tions have a handy Check List. Review each item on the Check List and make
• If your water heater is leaking, you need to replace it. Be sure to check both the top and bottom of your water heater, as you may have two • Insulate your water pipes, especially within three feet of the water heater.
water line pressure to prevent any water from leaking out of the pipes while making the water connections to the water heater. After the pressure has been relieved, nipples on top of the water heater. Sweat the tubing to the adapter before fitting the adapter to the water connections. It is
Water heater must not be leaking. – Insulation may cover the top of the water heater if the insulation will not obstruct pressure relief valve. Determine location of water pipes in the floor cavity. There must be a minimum of 3 inches
Make sure that the insulation is against the top cover of the heater. Leaking hot water from pipes or fixtures. High temperature limit switch activated. Thermostat set too high. High temperature limit switch activated. Scale accumulation on elements.
Line pressure to prevent any water from leaking out of the pipes while making the water connections to the water heater. After the pressure has been relieved, close the faucet. the nipple on top of the water heater.
INSTALLING A GAS WATER HEATER joints from leaking. After you have re-assembled the gas line, turn on the gas and test all the joints with soapy the gap between the top of the water heater and the bottom of the draft hood. The smoke
pipes of leaking joints typically require a plumber to fix. Water heater: Check around you water heater to make sure it is not leaking. If you find water around the appliance you may have a leak from the drain faucet at the bottom or the top may have come
Line pressure to prevent any water from leaking out of the pipes while making the water connections to the water heater. After the pressure has been relieved, top of the indirect water heater. Connect the heat exchanger inlet and outlet lines with unions.