Electric Water Heater vs Gas Water Heater

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Water heaters are a big investment, so it’s important to consider your options carefully before replacing a worn out water tank. One of the decisions you must make when choosing a new hot water heater is whether to choose an electric or a gas water heater. Here is a breakdown of the pros and cons of each […]

Traditional Water Heater vs Tankless Water Heater

A storage tank water heater, a tankless water heater, a sink, and pipes are installed beside a wall with the words "Traditional vs Tankless Water Heaters"

When most people think about a water heater, they picture a large tank that sits in their garage or closet. However, new water heaters have come out recently that are known as “tankless” water heaters. If you’re getting a house built or you need to replace your existing water heater, you may wonder whether you should […]

There’s No Hot Water in my House. What can I Do?

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We use hot water when we’re doing the dishes, washing our hands, running the washer and – of course – taking a shower. Hot water is one of those luxuries that we often take for granted. Unfortunately, because water heaters are so problematic, we’re all likely to feel our relaxing shower turn icy and unpleasant […]

Taking Care of Your Water Heater

Water temperature controls on a hot water heater

Water heater maintenance can be a little intimidating. What in the world do you do with that giant tank of water in the closet in order to ensure it’s in good running order? For some devices and appliances, figuring out basic maintenance is easy and intuitive. You don’t need an engineering degree to know that […]