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Old 04-04-2013, 05:33 PM   #1
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Default Water heater 18" above floor

HOw long has it been a code requirement to install a garage water heater 18" off the floor? This house is 20 years old.

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Old 04-04-2013, 05:57 PM   #2
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I'm not sure, but does the code apply to electric water heaters as well as gas water heaters?



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Pretty sure gas only. It's in my gas code not plumbing so I'm pretty sure it doesn't apply to electric but I may be wrong

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Gas only. Not required for electric.

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Thank you . I do see some electric water heaters in garages on an 18" stand. I guess there is no need for one as you all have stated for an electric water heater.



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