Water Heaters: Giving a Raise

Reviewed by:
Rosemary Thornton
Your water heater works hard for you, so give it a raise. The National Fuel Gas Code requires that gas-fired water heaters be elevated 18" or more to guard against combustion hazards (such as errant fumes).

Made of 18-gauge galvanized sheet metal, this stand is 18" tall and will support a 50-gallon water heater.

  • Gas Water Heater Stand is about $60 (May 2006).
  • Dimensions: 18" tall.
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