How to Install a Hot Water Heater Pilot Light?

Answer Pilot tubes in a water heater feed a small amount of gas from the gas control valve/thermostat to the pilot orifice to create a small continual burning flame. The flame heats the tip of the thermoc... Read More »

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How do I light a pilot light on a gas hot water heater when the pilot light area is sealed, and the...?

for safety purposes because you are not familiar with doing the re- lighting, you can call your local fire dept and they will come out for Free to re-light the water heater. They will probably comm... Read More »

How to Keep a Hot Water Heater Pilot Light Lit?

There are several reasons why your water heater's pilot light may not stay lit. A common reason the pilot light will not stay lit is a damaged thermocouple. The pilot flame heats up the end of the... Read More »

How to Relight a Hot Water Heater Pilot Light?

An older-style gas-fired hot water heater has a standing pilot light that fires the burner, which in turn produces hot water. Modern water heaters have gone to electronic ignition to light the burn... Read More »

How to Light a Rheem Water-Heater Pilot?

If you don't have any hot water, the first thing you should do is check to see if the pilot light on your Rheem water-heater has gone out. Rheem water-heater pilots need to be manually lit using th... Read More »