Prefer to read about it? Here's an article about water heaters - and keeping your family out of the hospital
Yeah, this was one of the most memorable myth busters episodes ever. Crazy what a water heater can do to a house - and the family in it
Some maintenance items get forgotten by most homeowners, but not by you. You rock. Here's how to maintain your water heater
If you lack an earthquake strap (security strap), the earthquake happens, then the heater falls over, then your house burns down. Don't let that happen
The TPR valve keeps the water heater from becoming a rocket - or bomb. It needs to be there and be proper.
The drain line manages hot water coming from your TPR valve. That water can scald someone, but the hardware is inexpensive
If things aren't proper for any reason, your home could fill up with carbon monoxide. That stuff can kill you or your family, we'd rather it didn't.
These babies generate hot water at the moment you need it - and they never run out. Yeah that's awesome.
The surge tank is a bit less awesome than catching a nice wave, but it will save your pipes.