California code for strapping waterheater to wall

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      MasterPlumbers
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      I live in Chula Vista, California.Do you know what the code is for strapping down an installed waterheaternd what kind of strap is used? Can I use a nylon strap. Thank You
      L.J. Ramos

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      hj

      No, you should use the approved metal wrap around strap made for just that purpose.

    • #286735

      l.j. go to a home improvement store ie;home base,home depot ect. and ask for w/h earthquake strap kit it has every thing you need incl.the code,instructions, two straps ,nuts/bolts and a sticker stating that the straps are certified cost i think 15.00 easy huh.

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