Water Heater Maintenance & TPR Valves

TPR Valves and Discharge Piping I thought this would be useful information as defects with this valve can show up on an inspection report and many people have no idea what this valve does and why it's important. Temperature/pressure-relief or TPR valves are safety devices installed on water heaters. TPRs are designed to automatically release water in the event that pressure or temperature in the water tank exceeds safe levels. If temperature sensors and safety devices such as TPRs … [Read more...]