Is It Worth Moving Your Water Heater To The Basement? Probably
If a home has a basement, that is usually where the hot water heater will be installed. But what if it's not? What if the home's old owner, for some reason or another, decided to install the water heater in a hall closet or in the bathroom? Should you have the water heater moved to the basement when you have a new one installed? Every situation is different, but in most cases, this is a good idea — and here's why.