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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) about Temperature and Pressure Relief Valves
Sunday, November 14, 2021
It’s been called a “water heater pop-off valve,” “overflow valve,” “TPR valve,” or “T&P valve.” Use whatever nickname you like, but the important thing to remember is that the temperature and pressure relief valve is a critical safety device that keeps the water heater from exploding like a bomb and then shooting through the roof if its thermostat fails. Here’s a collection of our articles about the gadget which prevents that from happening:
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