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Model # SP13345

Store SKU # 1004794000

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  • Universal Fit for most water heater brands
  • Kit includes: Strap, wall spacers, and mounting hardware
  • Genuine factory authorized part
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About This Product

The Rheem PROTECH earthquake strap properly secures your water heater and prevents it from damage in the event of seismic activity or other natural disasters. It is fully adjustable and rated up to 80 Gal. It meets plumbing and real estate codes and is approved by the state of California.


  • Kit includes straps and installation hardware
  • 1 in. wall spacers included
  • Durable construction
  • Long performance life
  • Easy installation
  • Fits most brands: Rheem, Ruud, Richmond, GE, State, Kenmore, Bradford White, AO Smith, American, Craftmaster, Lochinvar, Reliance, GS Wood, Mor-Flo and Whirlpool
  • Fully adjustable from front of water heater
  • 1-year limited warranty
  • Includes installation instructions
  • California residents see prop 65 warnings
  • Call 1-855-400-2552 before noon for same-day installation service in most areas, or visit our Water Heater Installation page for more information.
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Product Information

Internet # 311524813

Model # SP13345

Store SKU # 1004794000


Dimensions: H 2.2 in, W 9.5 in, D 13.5 in


Product Depth (in.)

13.5 in

Product Height (in.)

2.2 in

Product Width (in.)

9.5 in


Compatible Brand/Model

Rheem water heaters

Finish Family

Silver Metallic

For Use With

Electric Tank, Gas Tank



Pack Size


Product Type


Product Weight (lb.)

2.9 lb



Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty

1 year limited

Questions & Answers

Q:This item works for 50 gallons?
by|Mar 18, 2024
1 Answer
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A:  Jantonio, Thank you for your question. Please check with a local installer.

by|Mar 18, 2024
    Q:Is it possible to install the straps with the water heater already installed? My water heater is in the garage installed in a side alcove, for lack of a better word. There are walls on all three sides. I think I can rea the studs on the rear corners.
    by|Oct 3, 2023
    2 Answers
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    A:  If you are using a pan under your water heater, you won't be able to snug the unit against a wall. To do so, you need to put horizontal boards (preferably 2 x 4's) to anchor the straps and back-support the water heater. Best to remove the water heater 1st

    by|Jun 13, 2024

      A:  Hi Nathan and thank you for your question. Yes it is possible to install the straps.

      by|Oct 4, 2023
        Q:Does this product include two straps or is it just one strap?
        by|Aug 8, 2020
        2 Answers
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        A:  Two straps are included. Still think the price was too high, though...

        by|Feb 3, 2024

        A:  Thank you for asking, JCS. It appears this unit comes with two straps. If you have any further questions, please contact us at 1-866-279-4566. Thank you and have a great day.

        by|Dec 30, 2023
          2 found this answer helpful
          Q:What is the width, length and gauge of each strap. The specifications provided by Home Depot are the dimensions of the box!
          by|Dec 30, 2019
          1 Answer
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          A:  Thank you for asking, Brach. The Earthquake Strap is 24AWG galvanized steel, 1.5 inches wide, and 39 inches long. If you have any further questions, please contact us at 1-800-621-5622 (opt 3). Thank you and have a great day.

          by|Dec 30, 2023
            3 found this answer helpful
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            Customer Reviews

            5 out of 5

            • 5 out of 6 reviews
            • 100% recommend this product
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            The Rheem water heater earthquake strap kit has all the components needed to provide a rock-solid installation. It cost a few bucks more than other options but the price was well-worth it as I was able to easily secure my 50 gallon tank.
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            Much better than others
            This includes the spacers, which you will need most of the time. This saves you having to install a 2x4 or other spacers in the back of the heater. Other kits do NOT have spacers.
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              It did the job. Too bad it was so...
              It did the job. Too bad it was so expensive, though...
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              They installed great and look like they will do the...
              They installed great and look like they will do the job.
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              works as advertised....
              works as advertised.
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