A. Water Heater Location
B. Water Supply
C. Gas Supply
D. Relief Valve
❑ Close to area of vent.
❑ Indoors and protected from freezing
❑ Proper clearance from combustible surfaces
observed and water heater not installed on
❑ Sufficient fresh air supply for proper
operation of water heater.
❑ Air supply free of corrosive elements and
❑ Provisions made to protect area from water
❑ Sufficient room to service heater.
❑ Combustible materials, such as clothing,
cleaning materials, rags, etc. clear of the
base of the heater.
❑ Clearances from combustion air inlet
openings observed (see page 7).
❑ Water heater completely filled with water.
❑ Air purged from water heater and piping.
❑ Water connections tight and free of leaks.
❑ Gas line equipped with shut-off valve, union
and sediment trap.
❑ Approved pipe joint compound used.
❑ Soap and water solution used to check all
connections and fittings for possible gas
❑ Gas Company inspected installation (if
❑ Temperature and Pressure Relief Valve
properly installed and discharge line run to
❑ Discharge line protected from freezing.
❑ Flue baffle properly hung in top of heater’s
❑ Draft hood properly installed.
❑ Vent connector(s) pitched upward to
(¼" per foot of length minimum) .
❑ Vent connector(s) securely fastened together
❑ Single wall vent connector(s) at least 6”
from combustible material.