How to Replace a Rheem Hot Water Tank Thermostat?

Answer Rheem manufactures a variety of hot water heaters, the most common of which are the gas and electric models. While these water heaters are relatively simple in the way they work, they still have pa... Read More »

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How to Replace the Thermostat in an Electric Hot Water Tank?

The thermostat for a water heater regulates the hot water temperature. Sometimes a lack of hot water in the home is due to a faulty thermostat. Richard Reed of HVAC for Beginners says, "It is a sim... Read More »

Can you change a hot-water heater's thermostat without draining the tank?

Yes, the thermostat of a hot-water heater can be replaced without draining the tank. In fact, replacement thermostats are inexpensive, straightforward to fit and may solve problems with freezing or... Read More »

How to Replace a Water Heater Element Thermostat?

You can replace your own water heater element thermostat in a matter of minutes. You only need a couple of tools and one trip to the hardware store, where replacement thermostats are available. Jus... Read More »

Are Rheem and GE water heaters the same?

Yes they are. The standard electric and gas GE water heaters water heater sold at Home Depot are manufactured by Rheem. The new GE hybrid is manufactured by Midea in China.