Recent Water Heater Repair Articles


6 Simple, Moneywise Steps to Greener Plumbing

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jul 19, 2015

If you're concerned about making your home plumbing more environmentally friendly, installing a greywater system or a solar water heater may be a "someday" dream of yours. But not every...


Troubleshoot Common Water Boiler Problems

Posted by Laura Firszt | Dec 02, 2014

A good hot water boiler should serve you faithfully for 10-15 years. However, you might encounter problems along the way. If your boiler is malfunctioning, your family's supply of hot...

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Why Roto-Rooter is a Household Word for Drain Cleaning

Posted by Laura Firszt | Aug 26, 2014

Roto-Rooter has become so synonymous with sewer and drain cleaning in the minds – and speech – of most Americans that many of us are shocked to find this common term is...


Why Draining Your Hot Water Heater Might Be a Mistake

Posted by Chaya Kurtz | G+ | Mar 28, 2013

This thing happens in the DIY blog-o-sphere. A plumbing expert gets up on YouTube and gives a tutorial of how to clean out the sediment from your water heater. You've read a bunch of...


Water Heater Repair: Remedies for Sediment and Bad-Smelling Hot Water

Posted by Steve Graham | Jun 02, 2011

Sediment and foul odors in your hot water may be a sign of problems with the water heater. Fortunately, there are relatively simple solutions to many water heater problems. How to...

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Common Problems with Tankless Water Heaters

Posted by Steve Graham | Feb 07, 2011

On-Demand (also known as tankless) water heaters are more efficient than standard heaters that continually use energy to keep a large tank of water hot. Instead, they quickly heat water...

Not Enough Hot Water

Posted by Philip Schmidt | G+ | May 11, 2010

With so many fixtures and appliances relying on a healthy supply of hot water, running short on a regular basis is enough to put your daily household schedule (not to mention your...