Need help locating main water shut off in home!


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Old 12-18-13, 10:19 AM
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I can't spot anything in the photos that looks like it would shut off water to the house. What's in the hole cut in the wall behind the water heater in the first picture? If you are on city water the water can also be turned off at the meter.
Old 12-18-13, 04:04 PM
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Hi, How about the hole in the wall by the bottom of the water heater ? Possibly a valve in there.
Old 12-19-13, 10:07 AM
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Welcome to the forums!

I'd agree with Woodbutcher, check out that hole in the wall.

Do you know where your water meter is? Depending on your climate, the main shutoff is sometimes outside (though with a heating system like that, I assume you're in a colder climate)
Old 12-19-13, 11:23 AM
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Try this. Find the cold water inlet to the HW tank. Start following backwards. At some point it will branch off to feed other appliances but it will also go to the meter and main shut off.
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