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How do you set the thermostat on an electric water heater?

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How do you set the thermostat on an electric water heater?

Contractor's Assistant: Just to clarify, do you think this is a larger HVAC problem, or something specific to the thermostat?

No, we have just set it up, and I am unfamiliar with electric water heaters.

Contractor's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

If it is an easy adjustment, then yes.

Contractor's Assistant: Anything else we should know to help you best?

I have owned many gas heaters, but never an electric, and don't even know where the thermostat setting is.

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You have to remove the cover panels there should be two one for the upper and one for the lower element. Then just turn the temp dials up. See my video link below

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