Have you had that moment when you came home from a long day, and all you want is a nice hot shower? Especially during these cold winter days, yet all you get is icy cold water? Have you ever gotten into the shower after your partner just got out and you are left with nothing but cold water? Many people just think it is because it’s that time of the year, when water is just simply not hot enough because of the cold weather. Fortunately, this is not true! Your water heater is capable of producing hot water year round. When was the last time you checked the health of your water heater? If you are having problems with your heater, such as leaks and failing pilot lights, then the first thing you should do is turn off your water heater.
Steps to Safely Turn Off Your Water Heater
Access your water heater and its setting panel, usually located in the basement of utility closet.
You may need a flashlight to help you locate the valves