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Should a water heater be raised off the floor?

The uniform installation code, which establishes national standards, provides that the flame or spark mechanism of a gas water heater shall be located at least 18 inches from the ground, meaning that a specific measure for an appropriate installation is not based on the distance between the bottom of the water heater and the ground.

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Should a water heater be off of the floor?

The uniform hydraulic code, which lays down national standards, provides that the flame or ignition mechanism of a gas water heater is at least 18 inches from the ground, which means that a specific measure for an adequate installation is not based on the distance between the bottom of the water heater and the ground.

How high does a gas water heater have to be off the floor?

The uniform source code, which establishes national standards, indicates that the flame or spark mechanism of a gas water heater must be at least 18 inches from the sun. This means that a precise measurement for a correct installation is not based on the distance between the bottom of the water heater and the ground.

Is it OK to lay down a water heater?

In some situations, the hot water heater may need to be placed on your side. If the hot water heater does not move properly while in horizontal position, the metal housing could be damaged or the glass coating could break. You can follow some basic steps to protect the water heater when moving on the side.

Should you turn off water heater?

No, unless you go on vacation for a month or more, you shouldn't stop the water heater. That's why you won't see significant energy savings. You'll create more problems by turning the water heater several times.

Do electric water heaters need to be off the ground?

It is not necessary for electric water heaters or gas water heaters manufactured after mid-2003. The code stipulates that appliances with a ignition source must be raised at least 457 mm above the ground in garages, and the purpose of this provision is fire safety.

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