Can You Put a Cover Around a Gas Water Heater?

Answer You can put a water heater insulation blanket around a gas water heater. Hire a professional plumber to install it, or follow the directions that come with it. Keep it away from the drain at the b... Read More »

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Can I put insulation around the vent pipe on a hot water heater?

If you want to enclose the vent pipe you should replace it with B-vent. B-vent is a double wall vent pipe that is meant to be ran in concealed areas.B-vent requires less clearance but I suggest you... Read More »

Who is resonsible for property damage if water heater pipe bursts in your bedroom closet but the water heater belongs to the apartment complex?

Does a standard water heater or a tankless water heater cost more?

On One Hand: Tankless Heaters Are EfficientManufacturers of tankless water heaters tout the units' on-demand heated water as a source of savings for its owner. Traditional storage water heaters mus... Read More »

Does renters insurance cover a hot water heater leak if the landlord was unreachable for several days and caused damage to carpets?

Tenants (Renters) Insurance Damage to the building (and anything permanently attached to the building, including wall to wall carpeting) is the responsibility of the building owner, and his Buildi... Read More »