Avoid a Water Heater Explosion

Posted by on Dec 14, 2013 in Uncategorized

No, it does not occur that commonly, thankfully, however a water heater has the possibility to blow up and trigger major damages to a Tampa house and people. It is easy to have the state of mind that it is something that occurs to other individuals, however without correct care of ones water heater, it can possibly occur to you.

We do not desire to seem like an alarmist, however wanted to share some different videos we put together from around the Internet to show this point.

The first one is news video footage from a Phoenix property owner whose electric water heater blew up shortly after he was carrying out some upkeep on the heater.

The next example video is from Walnut, CA. it is shared by WaterHeaterExplosions.com and the narrator does an excellent job of describing exactly how the explosion took place and exactly what sorts of actions a resident can take to prevent it.

So exactly what are the means to prevent this from occurring at house? There are some simple regular maintenance actions homeowners can carry out. Nevertheless, we can’t worry enough to have a professional have a look at your water heater occasionally too, to ensure it is working effectively.

For “fun”, some individuals like to test this concept. The following video is the case with a 50 gallon water heater once it reached 330 psi of pressure.

Probably the most well seen video of examining this concept is from Mythbusters, due to the fact that they just like to blow things up. Enjoy the final video and remember that water heater safety is not something to be taken for granted or lightly.

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