WATER HEATER SHUT DOWN INSTRUCTIONS:
- TURN THE GAS OR ELECTRICITY OFF TO THE WATER HEATER
GAS : Turn the dial on top of the thermostat from the ON position to the OFF position.
ELECTRIC: Turn the power supply OFF to the water heater at circuit breaker panel.
- TURN THE WATER SUPPLY OFF
Twist the water valve handle above the water heater clockwise until it stops. (If water does not stop, turn off the main water valve in front of the home)
- DRAIN WATER HEATER TO AVOID WATER DAMAGE
Attach a hose to the drain faucet at the bottom of the water heater and run the other end to a safe place. Open the water heater relief valve and turn on a hot water faucet in the home for optimum water flow.