Your home’s hot water heater is one appliance that no one pays much attention to—until it isn’t working properly, that is. Once that occurs, homeowners typically have the option to repair or replace the heater. While you are determining if the repair costs merit replacement, you might also consider these good reasons to replace your water heater rather than repair it. The … [Read more...] about When is it time to replace your home’s water heater?
How To Turn Off The Water Heater Problems with water heaters can become abundant if they aren’t maintained properly. For example, if the pilot light goes out, gas can start to build up and lead to an unpleasant surprise. Water leaks are another serious problem as damage can occur when running the heater without water. Before deciding to perform any maintenance for a leak, … [Read more...] about How To Turn Off The Water Heater
Tankless water heaters have been popular in other parts of the world for some time, and are now becoming more popular in the U.S. as well. What’s the difference between a tankless water heater and a traditional hot water heater? How does a tankless water heater work? Traditional hot water heaters are designed with a large tank where water is heated and stored. Water is … [Read more...] about The scoop on tankless water heaters
Keep the Hot Water Flowing It is easy to overlook the needs of your hot water heater because it is hidden in a closet or down in the basement, but when it isn’t working properly, it totally disrupts your life. To remain energy-efficient and have a long life, hot water heaters will need to be properly maintained. Newer water heaters operate a bit differently, but most … [Read more...] about The hot water heater