All posts in "Water Heaters"

How To Replace a Water Heater Element

Sometimes a water heater element needs to be replaced. Just because the heating element is no longer working, doesn’t mean that you need to purchase a new water heater. The task of replacing a water heater element may seem difficult, but most homeowners can make this repair themselves. If your water heater is slow to heat, […]

Water Heater Leaking from Top: How to Fix It

If your hot water heater is leaking, a leak from the top is by far the best scenario. A leak that is originating from the top of a water heater, if caught in a timely manner, is almost always repairable. However, if not fixed promptly, these types of leaks can lead to serious and costly damage, […]

Water Heater Replacement: When to Replace Your Water Heater

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 […]

Water Heater Leaking from Bottom: Where is it Coming From?

If you find that your water heater is leaking from the bottom it could be a serious problem. A pool of water underneath your water heater can often be one of the first signs you notice of trouble. This is a common place to find a leak and should be addressed as soon as possible. There […]

Tankless Small Water Heater: Reviews and Buyers Guide

A tankless small water heater can be used as a stand alone unit or a booster to help deliver hot water to a bathroom that’s not well served by the main water heating system. When a water heater is installed near the source it will serve (such as a sink), it’s called a point-of-use water […]

Small Water Heater: Reviews and Buyer Guide

A small water heater can help provide hot water to even the most difficult places. Whether you need hot water in a bathroom that’s not well served by your main water heater or you need a stand alone unit to service a shop, garage or other outbuilding, a tank-style small water heater can do the […]

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: How to Recycle 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 […]

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