HOT WATER HEATER FUEL LINE SHUT-OFF VALVEReport
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Hi Dominic: I have a simple question. Just watched your video on changing oil filter on a hot water heater. On my oil fired ( electric) hot water heater ( as shown in video) I have an oil line going to the water heater’s furnace with a wheel- like shut off valve. The valve protrudes into a space where one has to often walk past it to get to an appliance in basement & I or my wife often turn the valve inadvertently with our ankle or foot. Once it turned so much it shut off the oil to the burner. WHICH WAY DOES THE VALVE TURN TO OPEN or CLOSE FULLY ( clockwise or counter-clockwise ? ) thank you in advance.