Thats like please check the oil in my car but dont use the dipp stick ! LOL Pull the valve covers off instead ! They have to give you more reason then NO dont use the method staring you in the face. Your supposed to open them once a year to drain out the dirt at the bottom.MichiganREO said:INSTRUCTED NOT TO UTILIZE THE DRAIN VALVE:whistling
Too many layers for an accurate echo test. . .a1propertyclean said:lol.......... thanks for the laugh today. I really needed one!
Why not just rap your knuckles on the side of the water heater?
JFMURFY said:Gently shake the durn thing... you can tell if there's water in it.
Yeah we usually nudge them and can tell if its full. 40 gallons = ~320 lbs. You can tell if the hwh weighs 400 lbs or 80 lbs by pushing it a little.BPWY said:Exactly. There is enough give in the lines even hard plumbed copper lines like the pic to tell if its full. If there is a foot in the bottom you might be able to tell that.