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Why is my water heater leaking from the overflow pipe?

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A water heater leaking from the overflow pipe means the temperature and pressure relief valve need to be changed. See our step-by-step guide on how to change the T&P valve on your water heater.

If you notice your water heater leaking from the overflow pipe, it’s usually a clear sign that your temperature and pressure relief valve (T&P valve) needs to be replaced. The T&P valve is an essential safety device that discharges water when the temperature or pressure becomes too high for the tank to handle.

Not to worry, we’ve compiled a straightforward, step-by-step guide to help you changing the T&P valve on your water heater. It’s an important skill to have, as ensuring the proper function of this valve is crucial to the safety and longevity of your water heater.

If you’re in need of a new T&P valve, we’ve got you covered. We’ve conducted thorough research and found the highest quality pressure relief valves available on the market. Check out our top pick for a reliable and effective solution to your overflow leak problem.


With the right tools, parts, and guidance, you’ll have this issue resolved in no time, ensuring your water heater is operating safely and efficiently.


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