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Water Heater Repair and Care

We are here to help take the mystery out of understanding how hot water heaters function.  There are many benefits that homeowners can reap from having well running water heating equipment.  Lower energy bills and getting more years of operation from ones appliance are just two of the benefits.  Check out all of our articles below and learn more about us here.

Maintenance and Care

This section features articles to learn more about how to properly take care of ones water heating equipment. Either click here or on the individual links below to learn more.

Water Heater Safety

Though the likelihood of a major water heater safety issue happening is rare, it is still important to make sure it is operating in a safe manner for ones home and family.  This article goes into the specific things homeowners need to do to accomplish this.

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Hot Water Heater Repair

Water Heater Troubleshooting

If ones water heater is operating correctly, this tutorial will help examine what might be the issue, to be able to share with a plumbing professional then.

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Temperature Setting Options

Not sure what temperature level to set ones heater?  No worries, for here is a discussion on the pros and cons of various temperature settings.  This should be a must read, for there are some health concerns associated with this.

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Conserve Water

How to Conserve Hot Water

There are many things homeowners can do to conserve the amount of hot water used in the home.  This article looks at what they are and how to achieve them.

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Common Repair HOT Topics

This section includes articles to learn more about different hot water heater repair topics. Either click here or on the individual links below to learn more.

Is The Water Heater Making Noises?

Is the hot water heater keeping everyone awake at night because of the noises it is making?  Learn why it is, and what to do about it here.

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Leaking Water Heater

Is the Water Heater Leaking?

Do not wait to call a plumbing professional if water is leaking from the water storage tank.  This article explains why and where it may be leaking if the leak is not evident.

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No Hot Water At All?

There can a few different reasons why one is not getting any, or enough hot water from faucets, baths, showers. . . from any devise.  Don’t panic, for it is not necessarily a sign that the water heater is going to need replaced.

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Does Ones Hot Water Have an Odor?

The hot water from ones faucets can have an unpleasant odor at times.  This article examines what the reasons may be for the smell and how to get rid of it.

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Typical Water Heater Repair Signs

There are not too many times when any plumbing fixture will stop working without giving some sort of warning ahead of time.  That same goes for hot water heaters.  This article discusses some of the more common signs that some professional maintenance should be completed.

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Water Heater Repair Signs

Types of Water Heaters

Below are the four main styles of water heating we discuss, either click here or on the individual links below to learn more.

Conventional Water Heater

Conventional Water Heaters

Certainly still the most common style in homes today.  Also called traditional water heaters, the two most popular fuel sources for these are gas then electric.

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Tankless Water Heaters

Tankless Water Heaters

In many cases, a tankless water heater will be the most energy efficient choice for homeowners, and an excellent space saver too!

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Solar Water Heaters

Solar Water Heaters

One does not have to live in a hot climate to benefit from using the sun to power ones water heater.  There are lots of perks to using this variety for most any home.

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Hybrid Water Heaters

Hybrid Water Heaters

For those in a warm climate, this may be the more energy efficient choice to make.

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Inside Water Heater Parts

Below are articles to learn more about different hot water heater parts and how they work. Either click here or on the individual links below to learn more.

Expansion tanks

Here we look at how a water heater expansion tank works and their benefits.

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Anode Rods

It is a strange term, anode rode, but it plays a major role in the the life of a hot water heater and this article explains how.

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Interesting Plumbing Facts

Of course we have to have some more off the wall information too.  Be it historical facts or just odd things, click here or on the individual links below to learn more.

A History of Water Heaters

For the history buff, here is a concise historical background of the development of hot water heating equipment.

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Locations of Plumbing Professionals

Looking to find the perfect plumber to handle all of your hot water heater issues?  Browse our list of companies to see if there is one located close to where you live.