Recent Water Heater Repair Articles

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10 Tips to Stop Plumbing Emergencies Before They Start

Posted by Laura Firszt | Nov 13, 2015

Like most folks, you probably take your home’s plumbing system for granted – that is, as long as it is working normally. There’s nothing like a backed-up toilet or...

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Simple Water Heater Maintenance Saves Energy and Cash

Posted by Laura Firszt | Oct 13, 2015

"Maintain my water heater? Oh no!" you may be thinking. "Another chore to add to my list." Don't worry, though. Water heater maintenance is quick and easy and will keep your heater...


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...