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How to Upgrade a Water Heater

Learn how to upgrade a water heater and install a damming system to catch the water without having to drain the tank.

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Materials

  • Teflon paste
  • copper pipes and fittings
  • threaded male adaptor
  • 3/4" T
  • thermal expansion tank
  • automatic shutoff valve

Tools

  • soldering kit
  • pipe cutter
  • pliers
  • screwdriver
  • tape measure
  • marker

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