Water Heater

Water Heaters: Should You Consider a Water Heater Leak Detector?

  With the average water heater holding about 50 gallons, a leak in your tank can create a lot damage. And, depending on where your water heater is located and how long it is until the water is shut off to the tank, it could spread into several rooms – ruining carpets, damaging flooring, and […]

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Water Heater: Time to Repair or Replace?

Strange noises coming from your water heater? Temperature of your hot water fluctuating day to day? Noticing leaks coming from your water heater? These are all common problems that occur with water heaters. But how do you determine whether it’s time to repair or replace it?

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A Little Water Heater History

Now a staple of our homes, the automatic water heater began as a vision.  While Norwegian Edwin Ruud is credited with creating the first automatic storage water heater back in 1889, others had begun the exploration before him.

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Water Heater Maintenance: What Is an Anode Rod and Is It Time to Replace It?

You may not know it, but water heaters are built with safety in mind. One of the best examples of this in action is an anode rod.  But what is an anode rod?

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Water Heater Safety: Is Your Water Heater up to Code?

Plumbing codes are in place to protect homeowners from dangerous situations such as fire, explosions, and leaks.  If you’ve recently purchased a new home or are considering buying a new water heater, here are a few guidelines that you need to be aware of to ensure your water heater is safe to operate.

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A New Water Heater Can Actually Save You Money

It may seem counterintuitive, but buying a new water heater can save you money.  Here’s how:

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Can a Water Heater Explode?

Although water heaters are equipped with several safety features, they can stop functioning properly and, in some cases,  explode if not maintained or checked.  While routine checks and maintenance will prevent this, here are three things that can cause a water heater to explode:

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Surprise! A Quality Water Heater Can Change Your Life

While we often focus on the technical specs of water heaters – efficiency ratings, heating mechanisms, or safety features  – a good water heater can positively impact your quality of life.

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Three ‘Must-Have’ Features for Your New Water Heater

Water heaters serve an important purpose in our home – and are taken for granted until something goes wrong. Then there’s a panic to repair it or buy a new one.  Before you find yourself in a frenzy, a basic understanding of what to look for in a quality water heater is important to know.  […]

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