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    Water Heaters

    Reduce Energy Consumption & Save Money with Your Water Heater

    Have you ever wondered if you can save money by reducing your monthly utility bills? Your water heater is a large contributor to your energy bill (about 25%)  so if you can  conserve energy you’ll be able to directly impact your monthly expenses. Your water heater uses energy every time you use hot water to […]

    How to Install a Gas Water Heater: A Step-by-Step DIY Guide

    It comes to a time when a water heater replacement is essential, but it need not be overly expensive. Gas water heater installation may seem intimidating, but it’s actually easier than you may think. If the job is bigger than you want to tackle, you can always hire a professional plumber. They’ll be happy to install […]

    How to Install an Electric Water Heater

    Electric water heater installation is a great do-it-yourself task. It really isn’t as hard as you may think. If you’re not afraid of doing some basic electrical work and plumbing, you can save yourself some money. The average service life of a water heater is between 8 to 12 years. If your heater is reaching […]

    How to Unclog a Drain Valve: When You Can’t Drain Your Water Heater

    Knowing how to unclog a drain valve can save the day when you have 50+ gallons of hot water in your tank and it doesn’t want to drain! The most common reason a drain valve clogs is from excessive sediment. Sediment can enter your tank with the incoming water supply, and it also can be […]

    How to Repair Water Damage From A Leaking Water Heater

    Water damage and a leaking water heater go hand-in-hand. That’s especially true if you didn’t detect your leak until your floor was covered in water. Once you’ve fixed the leak it’s time to assess your floor for damage.  All types of flooring can suffer water damage. But wood flooring is especially at risk.Depending on where […]

    T&P Relief Valve: An Important Water Heater Safety Device

    The T&P Relief Valve, short for Temperature & Pressure Relief Valve, is a critical safety device on your water heater. This valve may sit quietly unnoticed on your water heater, but it has a very important purpose: To keep your heater from exploding! If your T&P relief valve is properly functioning and your tank has an […]

    When to Replace Water Heater: 5 Clues Your Hot Water Heater is Going to Fail

    Water heater replacement is rarely something people get excited about. In fact, most people don’t realize how critical a water heater is to their day-to-day life until they wake-up one morning and find they only have cold water! When a water heater isn’t properly working the ability to wash clothing, run a dishwasher and take […]

    No Hot Water: Tips for Gas and Electric Water Heaters

    Having no hot water can drastically affect your daily routine. There’s a number of reasons your hot water has turned cold, and in many cases you can fix the problem yourself without the need for a professional plumber.   If your hot water is lukewarm, the problem may be the dip tube. In this article, we’ll […]

    Water Heater Maintenance Tips & How-Tos​

    Performing water heater maintenance is often an overlooked task. Like many household appliances, your water heater sits in a corner quietly doing it’s job. In fact, once it’s installed and set to the desired temperature, it’s about as close to maintenance-free as you can get. The Importance of Regular Water Heater MaintenanceThe average service life […]

    Water Heater Disposal: Junk It, Recycle It, or Repurpose It

    Water heater disposal isn’t something you think about everyday. In fact, it likely didn’t enter your mind until after you decided to ​replace you water heater. But now you need to figure out how to get rid of your old water heater. Taking it to the landfill is often the first thing homeowners consider, but […]

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