Project Guide

How To Install a Pressure Relief Valve

1
PREP THE FITTING THREADS
Prep the fitting threads - Install Pressure Relief Valve

Wrap the threads of the pressure-relief valve clockwise with Teflon tape or apply piping compound.

2
ATTACH THE VALVE TO THE WATER HEATER
Attach valve water heater - Install Pressure Relief Valve
  • Connect the relief valve to the opening in the water heater with a pipe wrench or an adjustable wrench
  • Measure the distance from the relief valve to the floor. 
  • Cut lengths of CPVC pipe to match the ones you're replacing, as long as they extend to within 3-inches of the floor. 
  • Connect the pipe and elbow to the pressure-relief valve.