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Required Tools for this Project

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

    • Miter saw
    • Caulk gun
    • 4-in-1 screwdriver
    • Adjustable wrench
    • Corded drill
    • Needle-nose pliers
    • Level
    • Hole saw kit
    • Pipe wrench
    • Non-contact voltage tester
    • Tube cutter
    • Wire stripper/cutter

You'll need wiring and plumbing tools to install a power-vented water heater, as well as a hammer drill and masonry tools if you’re running the vent through a masonry wall.

Required Materials for this Project

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

    • Power-vented water heater
    • PVC pipe and fittings
    • Electrical box
    • Electrical wire
    • Receptacle
    • Caulk
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