Knowing how to shut down your water heaters is very important. Water Heater Pros in Sacramento shares tips and valuable information.
Shut Down Instructions
Emergency Water Heater Shutdown - Only 3 Easy Steps
If You Have NO HOT WATER? or WATER LEAKING? or SMELL GAS?
PLEASE FOLLOW THESE 3 EASY STEPS
1) GAS WATER HEATERS - TURN OFF THE GAS:
Shut off the gas valve located close to your water heater, or at the gas meter valve located outside.
2) ELECTRIC WATER HEATERS - TURN OFF THE ELECTRIC:
Shut off the electric breaker marked "water heater" this panel box may be located in or outside of your home, careful the breaker may not be labeled or labeled wrong.
3) ALL WATER HEATERS - TURN OFF THE WATER:
Turn off the water valve, Usually located above your water heater.
Placing a wash cloth over the handle makes it easier to turn, righty to off, lefty to on.
FOR YOUR SAFETY
This is our emergency safety label, illustrating three easy steps to follow, we have been attaching these labels
to your water-heaters since 1999.