Water Heaters

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What is a Boiler Circulator Pump?

It keeps hot water ready to use, and powers radiant heaters.

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Do Tankless Water Heaters Save Money?

These efficient devices are increasingly popular.

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How To Troubleshoot A Water Heater

If you own a home, chances are you will eventually face a failing or malfunctioning water heater.

A tankless water heater on a wall.
Tankless Water Heaters 101

There are many pros to a tankless water heater.

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How to Extend the Life of Your Water Heater

A few simple checks will ensure the unit is running efficiently and safely.

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Check and Fix Your Boiler Pressure: DIY How To

The boiler pressure should maintain a constant level as the boiler heats water and keeps it warm.

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How and When to Flush Your Hot Water Heater

Mineral deposits can build up over time.

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How to Insulate an Electric Water Heater Tank

They're usually installed in your utility room.

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How to Drain Your Hot Water Tank

A hot water should be drained to minimize mineral build up.

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Replacing A Tankless Water Heater

These point of use systems are prized for heating speed.

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Can I use vinegar to clean a water heater?

To clean a water heater is very crucial and one of the things you can use to clean it is vinegar.

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How to Replace a Natural Gas Water Heater

Use plastic gloves and protective eyewear.

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How to Replace a Water Heater Coil

When the water heater coil goes out the water doesn't heat up and you are left with a cold shower.

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How to Repair a Leaking Hot Water Tank

No one wants a leaking tank.

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3 Tips for Replacing a Water Heater Gas Valve

Be sure to observe these potentially explosive tips!

Hand Adjusting Water Heater Pressure Relief Valve
How to Replace Your Water Heater Pressure Relief Valve

If it's corroded or stuck, you should replace it quickly.

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Tankless Water Heater Safety

Enjoy the benefits of a tankless water heater safely.

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Troubleshooting Water Heater Problems: Noisy Pipes

Noisy pipes can be caused by water heater problems.

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Troubleshooting Water Heater Problems: Inconsistent Heat

Inconsistent water heat is an indication of water heater problems.

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What to Look for when Buying an Under Sink Water Heater

Electric tankless models are increasingly common.

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Installing An Electric Water Heater

Use plumbing and electrical knowledge to DIY a water heater.

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How To Install A Water Heater

This is a good time to be in hot water.

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How To Troubleshoot An Electric Water Heater

Here's what to look for in a range of situations.

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The Advantages of Instant Hot Water Dispensers

Lots of people love the idea of having an instant hot water dispenser in their kitchen.

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Replacing a Water Heater

We take you through the steps of removal and installation of a water heater.

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How to Fix Common Temperature Control Problems with a Tankless Hot Water Heater

A tankless hot water heater can sometimes lead to temperature control problems.

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How to Read a Boiler Water Pressure Gauge

If the pressure is too low, you won't get any heat.

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3 Top Issues When Installing a New Mixing Valve for a Tankless Water Heater

A water heater mixing valve helps regulate temperatures with your water.

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How to Replace a Condensate Pump

You may not know what it is, but it's an easy DIY repair.

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Hot Water Recirculating Pump Installation: Mistakes to Avoid

A hot water unit equipped with a hot water recirculating pump will maintain a more consistent heat.

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How to Replace a Hot Water Heater Thermocouple

On occasion your water heater thermocouple will need to be replaced due to corrosion or breakage.

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Importance of Water Heater Venting Explained

Water heater venting is essential if your water heater burns any fossil fuels to produce heat.

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Knowing Plumbing Code Basics when Installing a Water Heater

When installing a water heater, it's important to know about the plumbing code.

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Hot Water Heater Repair

When you shower and are met with a blast of cold water, you know it’s time for water heater repair.

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Alternative Replacement for the Hot Water Heater

Your options aren't limited to gas or electric water tanks.

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Water Heater Pressure Relief Valve Problems

Don't ignore a faulty water heater pressure relief valve.

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How to Empty a Water Heater with a Broken Drain Valve

Emptying your water heater when the drain valve is broken depends on what it is made of.

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What Does a Water Heater Pressure Relief Valve Do?

On the side of most water heaters is a small valve, known as the pressure relief valve.

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2 Tips to Installing a Backflow Preventer on a Water Heater

When you are installing a water heater, you need to include a backflow preventer into the pipes.

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Trouble Shooting Water Heater Problems

There could be several sources of water heater problems.

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How to Oil the Motor Bearings in a Circulating Pump

If you have a boiler heating system you probably have a circulating pump.

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Hazards of Chemical Drain Cleaners

Before opening and handling a drain cleaner, be sure you understand just what you’re dealing with.