Shutoff Valve at Water Heater
shutoff valves at water heaters should be routinely checked
for proper operation.
Brand name spray-type lubricants can often loosen
stubborn valves and prevent against freezing up.
If this method is ineffective, a licensed plumber
should evaluate and/or replace the valve to ensure future
operation when needed.
Visible corrosion at a shutoff valve, fixture or
fitting is an indication the fixture is leaking and requires
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