Common sense of water heater use

1.Users who need to install water heaters must go to the natural gas company to go through the formalities and are not allowed to install them by themselves.

2.The selected water heater must meet the national GB6932-86 standard for household gas instant water heater. The type of gas used in the nameplate of the water heater must be consistent with the airflow.

3.The water heater must be installed in a well-ventilated kitchen or a separate room, or in a well-ventilated aisle when the conditions are not available. It is strictly forbidden to install it in the bedroom, bathroom or toilet.

4.The height of the room where the water heater is installed should be greater than 2.5 meters, and the room volume is generally not less than 18m3, but it can be handled as appropriate according to the ventilation conditions of the room.

5.The room where the direct-flow water heater is installed must have good natural ventilation. The upper part of the room should have an exhaust fan or louvers leading directly to the outside, and the lower part should be provided with louvers with an area of not less than 0.02m2 or with a height of not less than 30mm between the door and the ground. gap.

6.The flue-type water heater must be installed with a flue and an anti-backdraft device, and the suction force of the flue should not be less than 3Pa (when there is no instrument, a paper strip or smoke can be used to visually check the suction force). The room where the flue-type water heater is installed must have For good natural ventilation, the lower part of the door should be provided with shutters with an area of not less than 0.02m2 or a gap of not less than 30mm in height between the door and the ground.

7.First, the small fire burner (long fire) can be ignited before the water inlet valve can be opened and the main fire burner can be ignited. If the water inlet valve is opened before the long fire is ignited (that is, the water heater linkage valve is opened), natural gas will occur missing. Therefore, when igniting, there will be an explosion sound, and if the time is too long, it is easy to cause an explosion accident.

8.In intermittent use, when the water inlet valve is closed, people should not stand under the shower head to avoid burns.

9.When using the water heater, it must be operated in strict accordance with the water heater instruction manual and the relevant safety gas regulations, the bathing time should not exceed 20 minutes, and the bathroom should be well ventilated.

10.When the hot water valve of the water heater is closed, if the main burner still  has flames burning, the gas valve should be closed quickly, and it should be stopped and repaired in time. When gas leakage or water leakage is found, it should be stopped. The above abnormal situation should be notified to the maintenance service department of the natural gas company in time for repair. It is strictly forbidden to disassemble and repair it without permission.

Post time: Jul-29-2022