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Water Heater Pilot Light Keeps Going Out

October 20, 2017
Category: Water Heater

The first indication that something has gone awry with your water heater is a lack of hot water. One of the main reasons this happens is because of an issue with the pilot light. Let’s learn about why your pilot light might be going out, and what to do to fix it!…

 


Is it Worth it to Install a Super Efficient Water Heater?

September 29, 2017
Category: Water Heater

If you are ready to replace your hot water heater in your home you have some decisions to make. Super efficient water heaters have been gaining in popularity, but are they worth the hype? The answer to this question is dependant on several factors related to your preferences and family’s needs.…

 


Signs You May Need a New Hot Water Heater

June 16, 2017
Category: Water Heater

The hot water heater is one of the most important components in any building. Used in homes and businesses alike, hot water heaters are complex devices that are built to last. However, even the most robust and high-quality model will not last forever.…

 


Tips for Buying a Water Heater

May 5, 2017
Category: Tips, Water Heater

There are many different types of water heaters available on the market today, including on-demand, tanker coil, conventional storage, solar, and indirect water heaters. In this article, we will offer up some helpful tips to consider when buying a water heater so your next purchase can be the best possible water heater for your home.…

 


Do You Know Where Your Shut-Off Valves Are?

April 17, 2017
Category: Tips, Water Heater

A shut-off valve is an important part of your plumbing system and it’s definitely something you should know the location of. If you’re scratching your head and wondering what a shut-off valve is or where a shut-off valve is located, than be sure to tune in.…

 


I Have no Hot Water, What Should I Do?

February 22, 2017
Category: Water Heater

Did you take a cold shower this morning but not by choice? Hot water heaters can have multiple things go wrong with them leading to low supply or no supply of hot water. Here are some of the possible reasons for no hot water and what you should do about them.…

 


How to Light a Pilot for a Gas Hot Water Heater

February 17, 2017
Category: Water Heater

If you’ve noticed you’re not getting any more hot water, it’s possible the pilot on your water heater went out. Before you attempt to re-light the pilot, be sure to read through these instructions to avoid serious damage to your person or home.…

 


How to Save Money on my Home Heating Bill in 2017

January 5, 2017
Category: Tips, Water Heater

Looking to save some extra money this year on your heating bill? There are a few tried and tested ways which, if done correctly, will help you save lots of money on your monthly heating bill. Replace Windows If you have the means, and your windows are definitely getting up there in age, it may make sense to completely replace the windows in your home.…

 


Is my Water Heater Gas or Electric?

December 6, 2016
Category: Water Heater

Although there are other types of water heaters, gas and electric are the most common types, and most likely what you have in your home to heat your water. There are easy steps you can take to figure out whether your water is heated by electricity or gas.…

 


What Are Those Popping Noises In My Water Heater?

November 10, 2016
Category: Water Heater

Hearing any appliance in your home making unusual noises is always a cause for concern. When it comes to your water heater, popping or knocking noises can only mean one thing: the presence of mineral deposits, or sediment, at the bottom of your water heater tank.…

 


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