WATER HEATER LEAKING Repairs – What to do:
If you find your water heater leaking by spotting water around your water heater tank, and need to stop the leak, you need to keep in mind that electricity and water can be a dangerous combination. To ensure your personal safety, turn off the power to the water heater by switching off the circuit breaker or fuse before you start any troubleshooting on your own. To prevent any major flooding from the water tank, shut off the water supply before carrying out the repairs.
Follow these 4 simple steps. Then call a Licensed Plumber to make the necessary repair. We offer the repair and replacement of all makes and models for water heaters.
1. Turn off cold water inlet valve
2. Turn off gas valve on water heater
3. Turn off electric breaker at panel
4. Open hot side at kitchen faucet to relieve pressure