Video tutorials on fixing and troubleshooting gas hot water heaters can be found on video sharing websites, such as YouTube and Howcast. YouTube consists of user generated content, whereas Howcast has a team of experts produce their videos.
It is important to follow safety guidelines when attempting repairs in the home. Watching several different videos from both websites can help determine if the issue is minor enough to attempt to fix without the presence of a repairman. Before getting started with any repair, the homeowner must be familiar with the anatomy of a gas hot water heater and how the parts work together.