Water Heaters

Category - Water HeatersMany people prefer a tankless water heater because it provides a continuous flow of hot water and doesn’t take up as much space as one with a tank. While it can be an advantage to have a tankless water heater in your home, there are also some disadvantages.

It can cost more to initially have a tankless water heater and the maintenance can be difficult in some cases. Thus, we provide you with articles on how to make life with a tankless water heater easier.

Water Heater Leaking From The Bottom: Causes, Fixes, and Tips

You just found your water heater in a puddle of water, could it be that it is leaking from the bottom? What does that mean? and maybe more importantly, what should you do? First, keep in mind that water obeys the law of gravity. If you have a leak anywhere on or near your water heater, […]

Is a Tankless Water Heater Right for You?

Have you been thinking about installing a tankless water heater? Choosing a hot water system can be a daunting task, especially if you’re not familiar how they work. Whether you’re building a new home or retrofitting an existing one, a tankless water heater has many advantages, but they aren’t right for every situation.  Many homes are better […]

Point-of-Use Water Heater Buyers Guide

The point-of-use water heaters that you see under the counter near a sink come in two different types: Tank-style and tankless. As a general rule of thumb, the more money you’re willing to pay, the more hot water your water heater will be able to deliver. However, selecting the right size means you’re not wasting […]

How To Protect Tankless Water Heaters From Hard Water

Hard water can play havoc with a tankless water heater and being aware of your risk can not only save you money but also a major headache. Different geographical areas experience different levels of water hardness, which is determined by the amount of dissolved minerals within the water supply.Water that is relatively pure and mineral […]

Preventative Maintenance: Keeping Your Tankless Water Heater Humming

To keep your tankless water heater in good working order, performing preventative maintenance is a must. A tankless system can have a service life of 20+ years assuming it was properly cared for and installed. But gas and electric units have very different designs and therefore require different maintenance tasks. There is, however, some overlap.Water […]

How to Flush a Tankless Water Heater

The single most important thing you can do to keep your tankless water heater healthy is to flush it on a regular basis. Tankless units can have a service life of 20+ years if they are properly cared for, but allow lime scale to build-up within the internal parts of the system and you’ll have […]

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.Most manufacturers don’t cover damage caused by freezing under their warranties, so it’s important to give your tankless a little extra care during cold weather. You should always […]

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 years, […]

Gas vs Electric Tankless Water Heaters Which One’s Best

When buying a new tankless water heater system one of the first questions most homeowners ask is, “which is better, gas vs electric?” Each has their advantages and shortcomings, but often the decision is out of your hands and is determined by which fuel is available in your area.There are 3 common fuel sources for […]

Electric Tankless Water Heater Buying Guide

In many ways electric tankless water heaters are under appreciated in the world of on-demand hot water. They offer many advantages over their gas fueled cousin, but frequently don’t receive the credit they deserve. Although, they do have short comings, their versatility and superb energy efficiency make them hard to ignore.If you’re considering purchasing a […]


For one thing, we provide you with ways to keep your heater in perfect working condition. Whether you have a gas or an electric heater, we show you ways to keep up on the maintenance so that you won’t have to worry about it failing on you unexpectedly.

During colder weather, your heater can be at risk for damage. Hence, we share with you ways to prevent your heater from freezing. On top of that, we also tell you how to thaw your heater if it does freeze.

Some companies will install heaters that have some preventative measures, but it doesn’t hurt to go the extra step. So, we also give you step-by-step instructions on how to drain your heater and return it to its normal functions as well.

Before buying, you have to decide if you want a gas or an electric heater. We have an article to help you make the right decision for you and your home. We will also show you which is the best of each option.

We inform you of the pros and cons of each and thus, help you make a decision. There’s an article that includes all types of water heaters storage too, so that you have the knowledge needed before buying. We also have a variety of articles that will help you fix and maintain your heater.

Unfortunately, life happens and appliances will sometimes break. You can call a repairman to fix your heater, but that can become costly in some cases. If you are somewhat handy, chances are, you will be able to fix it yourself. Thus, we show you how to fix small parts to larger parts as well.

Sometimes, water heaters will leak. It can be a mess and can be frustrating, but we are here to help. We have articles to aid you in finding the source of the leak if it isn’t obvious. We also show you causes of leaks in different heaters and how to fix them.

Sometimes, you might need a new water heater altogether. So, whether you are looking to buy, trying to find the source of the problem, or want to fix your water heater, you will find the answers within these articles.

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