How to Regulate the Hot Water Heater

Install temperature regulating valves without tearing up the bathtub wall

Required Tools for this Project

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

  • Adjustable wrench
  • Rags
  • Soldering torch
  • Tube cutter

Required Materials for this Project

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

  • Copper pipe
  • Flux
  • Solder
  • Sanding cloth
  • Mixing valve with thermometer
  • Point-of-use tempering valve