No, I wasn't losing sleep over the people in Haiti who are still living in temporary housing camps, post earthquake. And for that, I should feel ashamed of myself. But, that's another post for another day.
I feared that I may have to redo the whole water heater box, give it a haircut along the bottom and fabricate a new piece for the access door. My gut was telling me that I should have lowered the water heater and made the box shorter.
Saturday morning arrived. I brought the van over to my shop space and dragged the water heater locker into the cargo bay. The top edge of the blue tape represents the surface of the counter top.