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Noisy Water Heater: Why is Your Water Heater Making Noise?

A noisy water heater is not uncommon, in fact, it can be extremely annoying, especially if the tank is located in your living space. Some of the noises that you hear could indicate a problem, and others may not be anything to worry about. If your water heater is making noise, you should diagnose the problem […]

Rheem Tankless Water Heater Error Codes

Are you seeing an error code on your Rheem tankless water heater? Before calling a professional check and see if it’s a problem you can solve yourself. Often there are a few steps you can take to troubleshoot the issue, and you just may be able to save yourself a service call! As always, your […]

Rinnai Tankless Error Codes: How to Troubleshoot

When your Rinnai tankless water heater has a problem, an error code is shown on the display panel. Frequently, there’s a few steps you can take to troubleshoot the issue, you may even be able to get your tankless back up and running. But at bare minimum, you’ll have an idea of the problem before […]

Water Heater Leaking from Bottom: Where’s it Coming From?

If you find your water heater is leaking from the bottom, there’s a good chance it’s 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Why You Should Install a Circulation Pump

When a water heater circulation pump is installed hot water will be delivered nearly instantly each time a hot water tap is opened. This happens because the pump keeps the hot water moving throughout the plumbing system so that hot water is always available. In homes without a circulation pump, the hot water tap will […]

No Hot Water: What Can You Do?

Nobody likes a cold shower, so naturally having no hot water can be a huge annoyance. There are a number of issues that can cause you to run out of hot water, many of which you should be able to fix yourself. It is also important to note that gas water heaters operate very differently than […]