Appliances

Water Heater Leaking from the Top: Everything You Should Know

​Frequently, when a water heater leaks from the top it’s a fixable problem. It’s also a less expensive problem. However, if the leak isn’t  promptly repaired it could lead to a serious issue, especially if the water finds it’s way into the electrical compartment. If the leak goes undetected, you could be dealing with serious […]

7 Common Causes of a Noisy Water Heater

Many homeowners experience a noisy water heater, and beside the fact that its annoying, it could be an indication that there’s something not working correctly. Taking the time to diagnose the problem will not only quiet things down, but it could help you prevent further damage. This article will cover the top 7 reasons you […]

Water Heater Leaking 101: The Ultimate Guide to Find the Leak

You probably weren’t expecting to find your water heater leaking. But there it is, sitting in a big puddle of water! The consequences can be anything from mild to catastrophic. A water heater leak may result in only a small amount of water on your floor that is more of nuisance; or it may be […]

Water Heater Circulation Pump: What You Need To Know

Are you considering installing a circulation pump to your water heater? This simple device will not only save you money, but it can also deliver nearly instant hot water. A circulation pump keeps the hot water constantly moving through the home’s plumbing system, so when a hot water tap is opened, the water will be […]

How to Prevent A Frozen Tankless Water Heater

Cold weather can be a problem for tankless water heaters. They often require additional attention in order to prevent them from experiencing weather related problems such as freezing. This is a problem rarely seen in traditional tank-style water heaters. Most manufacturers don’t cover damage caused by freezing under their warranties, so it’s important to give […]

Sediment Filters: Why Your Tankless Should Never Be Without One

A sediment filter can play a big role in keeping your tankless water heater healthy. Incoming water frequently brings sediment into the home’s plumbing, and when the debris enters a tankless unit, it can quickly breakdown and require service.   A tankless unit that is properly maintained can have a service life of over 20 […]

Point of Use Water Heater Buyers Guide: Tank-style and Tankless Water Heaters

It’s not uncommon to see a point-of-use water heater near a sink. They’re often tucked under the counter where they can warm your water, yet be out-of-sight. Some are even a good fit for recreational use. There are two basic designs on how they operate. They can hold hot water (tank-style), or  provide instant hot […]

How to Fix a Low Water Pressure Problem: Tips and Tricks

Are you experiencing low water pressure at your house? Low water pressure is not only frustrating, it could also be an indication of a future problem. Sometimes water pressure can drop so gradually it goes unnoticed, until one day, you’re left wondering what happened! Low water pressure can occur throughout your whole house or be […]

How to Maintain Your HVAC During Every Season

Doing seasonal maintenance on your HVAC will help keep your system operating in peak condition. With the chill of winter and the scorching heat of summer, your furnace and air conditioner is quietly working hard to keep you comfortable. But with a little attention every few months, you can save yourself thousands of dollars in […]

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