Water Heater Shutdown Instructions- Bethesda Maryland
When leakage occurs: 1. Turn the gas valve or electric switch off. Gas: twist the dial on top of the OFF position. Electric: turn the power supply to the water OFF, either on the appliance or at the circuit breaker panel. 2. Turn the water supply OFF. Twist the handle on the water valve above the water heater clockwise until it stops. (If water does not stop, turn off the main water valve.) 3. Drain water heater if necessary to avoid water damage Attach a garden hose to drain the drain faucet connection at the bottom of the water heater. Run the other end of the hose to a lower location where hot water or rusty water won’t cause damage. Open a hot water faucet in the house to allow air to enter the water as the water drains. 4. This heater may have an extended warranty and guarantee. Repairs or maintenance of any type performed by an unauthorized technician may void coverage. For same day service call Vito.