What Is an Anode Rod and Why Is It Important for My Water Heater?

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Nearly every house has a water heater. It is one of those appliances you just don’t think much about. Since you don’t have to do anything with it most of the time, you probably only notice it when it isn’t doing its job properly. However, if you maintain it properly, you can get a lot […]

How to Properly Maintain Your Water Heater

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Water heaters are a necessity in homes across the world. However, no matter how efficient and reliable your water heater is, it must be maintained to perform at its optimum levels. Traditional water heaters require regular maintenance more often than tankless water heaters. Proper maintenance can help extend a traditional water heater’s lifespan. However, there […]

Traditional Water Heater vs Tankless Water Heater

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Hopefully, you only have to think about what kind of water heater you want to install occasionally. However, when you do have to think about replacing or installing a new water heater, you want to make sure you make the right choice the first time. Otherwise, the wrong choice could make you feel like you’ve […]

Benefits of a Tankless Water Heater

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Whether you are building a new home or are looking to replace your old water heater, you may be asking yourself what are the benefits of a tankless water heater? Tankless water heaters are one of the newest advancements in the plumbing industry and we know many of our clients have questions about this modern […]

Electric Water Heater vs Gas Water Heater

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If your existing water heater is due for replacement or you’re in the process of building a home and need to choose a brand-new water heater, you’ll have two main options to choose from: an electric water heater or a gas water heater. With an existing home, it’s generally best to stick with whichever type […]

What Size Water Heater Do I Need?

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If you are constantly timing your family’s showers to ensure that there is enough hot water left for your own, your family probably has the wrong size water heater. When replacing a water heater or buying one for a new home, many homeowners do not know which size water heater they need. This often leads […]

Why Does My Water Heater Take So Long to Heat Up?

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There’s nothing like a warm shower to help you wake up in the morning. However, waiting for the water to heat up may leave you feeling rushed. Here are a few reasons you might be dealing with a sluggish water heater. 1. Distance If you own a larger home and the bathroom you are currently […]

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

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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 […]