Water Heater Leaking may not seem like something to worry about, but it can become a big problem if not dealt with quickly. It doesn’t take a lot of water to create mold, and if you let a leak sit long enough the water can cause damage to your floors and walls. If you have a leak it’s important to act quickly.
The most important thing to do is to take some safety precautions.
First, you’re going to want to shut off the power to your water heater. If you have an electric water heater shut off the power at the circuit breaker. If you have a gas water heater then you will have to locate the on/off dial and turn the dial to off.
If you have a serious water heater leak, then you’ll want to shut off the cold water supply. Just be careful and avoid any water…
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