Water Heater Installation

Replace it yourself and save hundreds of dollars!

Required Tools for this Project

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

  • Tape measure
  • 4-in-1 screwdriver
  • Adjustable wrench
  • Nippers
  • Pipe wrench
  • Pliers
  • Plumbers tape
  • Safety glasses
  • Slip joint pliers
  • 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.

  • Gas-rated pipe thread sealant or tape
  • Solder and flux