Is Your Water Heater Secured for an Earthquake?

Strap and Secure Water Heater for Earthquake - Cucamonga CAA large percentage of fires and explosions after an earthquake occur when unsecured water heaters fall over.

With more than 30 to 50 gallons of water, and live gas lines feeding into it, a water heater can easily topple when the ground below is rocking and rolling.

Secure your water heater with strong straps screwed into masonry or wall beams. Make sure you have flexible piping for the gas and water lines.

In the event of an emergency, and the cut-off of municipal water supplies, a water heater can also serve as a ready reservoir of fresh water.

If you have questions or need help securing and strapping your water heater for an earthquake, contact us.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s