Check for Water Heater Leaks clear out any sediment, flush a few quarts of water from the drain valve at the bottom of the tank into a bucket Got leaky hoses? Repair them with waterproof tape. Dribbling spray nozzle connection?
• Water lines (inside and outside), drain lines (inside), Pressure Regulator, hose bibs, Sprinkler Valves, Leaky Sprinkler Lines, Drain Cleaning, and installation of Clean Out if necessary. • Leaks in exposed drain lines repairs only. WATER HEATER
Tips on Choosing and Maintaining Your Water Heater When teamed with a full-port drain valve, the curved dip tube releases water in a swirling motion. This flushes out sediment more effectively and helps Repair leaky faucets.
Fixing a Leaky Drain Valve Perhaps the most common water heater leaks occur at the drain valve. Sometimes tightening the valve (by turning the knob clockwise) will stop the leak. If that doesn’t work, consider one of these options:
If there is no valve, disconnect a water pipe at the lowest point in your system, and drain the water. To tap the water heater, close the cold water inlet pipe problems such as a leaky sewer pipe or industrial contamination with the water.
Check the pressure relief valve on your hot water heater. Often times once the relief valve opens, Replace leaky drain plugs in sinks and bathtubs. Check your showerhead and tub faucet for leaks and repair them as soon as possible.
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A leaky faucet can waste lots of water increasing your water bill. Water Heater: Inspect drain valve operation and inspect all lines for leaks. o Gas Heater: Visual inspection of flue pipe for corrosion and leaks. Check and clean main burner
Check to see that the ball valve drops squarely into the drain opening. If . it does not clean it out or replace the ball valve if it is worn. Water heater: Check around you water heater to make sure it is not leaking. If you find water
Seal Leaky Hot Air Ducts: The • The drain valve • The pressure-temperature relieve valve For electric water heaters, you must not cover: of the top of your water heater. Both of these pipes drain heat away from the water in the tank.
The waste tank dump Before valve in the hose carrier compartment. lighting the water heater open a hot water faucet and allow the air to be forced from the water heater Flush out by opening the drain cock and running clear water through the tank.
• Check for water leaks. Water Heater • Replace the pressure and temperature valve, if leaking. • Tighten the drain valve. Water Softener • Look for water drips underneath or in back of the machine. • Listen for running water.
Relief valve on the water heater. Operate the easing lever on the expansion control valve once every six months. To drain the water heater: • Turn off the water heater (refer to “To Turn Off The Water Heater” on page 30).
Right down the drain. Even the smallest drip can waste up to 20 gallons per day. 6 Repair leaky faucets promptly. It is easy to do, 6 Set the thermostat on the hot water heater at a reasonable level. Extr emely hot settings waste wa-
Having a leaky flush mechanism can waste as much as 500 gallons per day! • See if the ball valve drops squarely into the drain opening. Check for water leaks. Water Heater
Leaky hot water faucets waste water, energy and money.Ahot by 120°F water. To Drain Your Water Heater 1. Shut off the water heater and allow the tank to cool. 2. Close the drain valve and open the cold-water supply valve. Do
With that much water – and money – going down the drain, it is important to get leaky faucets fixed as Water heater tank The pressure valve release could be stuck. valve so that any water still in the pipes will drain out.