Know your water heater #2

The hot water tempering valve
Knowledge about your water heater will save you money!
Second in the series, This 44-sec clip will show you a typical tempering valve on a gas water heater.
That’s the blue valve on the side of the heater.
It should be checked by your plumber annually and replaced every five years.
The tempering valve is fitted to prevent scalding of the aged, the infirmed and young kids.
It should be on every storage(and continuous) water heater like this.
If you are changing or upgrading your water heater, you should have a Tempering valve fitted.


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