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How to drain a water heater

  • Written by  Danny Lipford
How to drain a water heater

Draining your water heater regularly allows it to work more efficiently and last longer. To drain your water heater:

Turn off power or gas to hot water heater.

Close cold water supply valve to water heater.

Attach garden hose to drain spigot on water heater.

Run hose outside.

Open drain valve spigot on water heater.

Open pressure relief valve on water heater.

Allow water heater to drain.

Close water heater drain spigot.

Close pressure relief valve.

Detach garden hose from spigot.

Open cold water supply valve to water heater.

Allow hot water heater to refill.

Relight gas pilot light and turn on water heater, or turn power back on to electric water heater.

 Watch the video for details.

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