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How to Hire a Plumber: What You Need to Know

Knowing how to hire a plumber can certainly help keep your stress level to a minimum. At some point everybody needs help with their plumbing, whether it’s a leaky faucet, a broken pipe or a flood from your water heater. If the work isn’t done correctly, even small leaks can result in major issues . […]

Water Heater Leaking: How to Repair Water Damage

If you’ve recently had a water heater leak, then your floor may have some water damage. Once you’ve solved the leak, either by calling a plumber or using our guide to solve the problem yourself, you should check the surrounding floor for water damage. Wood flooring is usually the most susceptible to damage, although water can […]

Water Heater Disposal: What to Do With Your Old Water Heater

Water heater disposal was probably not on your mind when you discovered you needed to purchase a new heater. Yet here you are with two water heaters. One brand new, and one old.Many homeowners choose to purchase their new heater from a company who specializes in selling and installing water heaters. If this was the […]

Tankless Water Heater Buyer’s Guide: What You Need to Know

The tankless water heater is gaining in popularity, and for good reason. Tankless,  also known as on-demand or instantaneous water heaters, have many benefits over a traditional storage-type water heater. However, they also have some limitations and drawbacks which you should consider before deciding if going “tankless” is the best move for your household. We’ll take […]

Water Heater Replacement: 5 Clues That Your Water Heater Needs to be Replaced

Like any appliance, water heaters break down over time and need to be replaced. No one enjoys taking a cold shower, so ideally, you’d like to be able to replace your water heater before it completely stops working.  If you wait too long, it could lead to a much larger problem. Such as, large leaks and water damage to your […]

Electric Water Heater Installation: Step-by-Step Directions to Do It Yourself

Electric water heater installation isn’t as difficult as you might think, especially if you are a DIY kind of person. But before tackling the job, you should consider that you will need to do some basic plumbing as well as electrical work. If these kinds of tasks make you nervous, there are plenty of reputable company’s […]

Tips for Low Water Pressure

Low water pressure can be nearly as frustrating as no hot water at all! In fact, your water pressure may drop so gradually that you may not even notice. However, sometimes beyond the inconvenience of the reduced water pressure, there are underlying issues that need to be addressed in order to prevent a larger problem […]

How To Unclog a Drain Valve: 7 Ways to Get the Water Flowing

If you find that your water heater won’t drain, it is likely a clogged water heater drain valve. This is  generally caused by excessive sediment build up inside the tank. As water is heated, the minerals in the water separate and settle at the bottom of the water heater. If the tank is not drained […]

How To Replace a Water Heater Element

Water heater elements occasionally need to be replaced. If your water heater is slow to heat, runs out of hot water, or doesn’t deliver hot water, it’s a good chance that one or both of your heating elements is not working. The task of replacing a water heater element may seem difficult, but most homeowners […]

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