Extend Water Heater Life

A little preventive maintenance keeps the hot water flowing

Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

  • Bucket
  • Plumbers tape
  • Rags
  • Slip joint pliers

Required Materials for this Project

Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.

  • Pressure relief valve (if old one leaks)