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Eccotemp FVI-12-NG Tankless Water Heater Review

The Eccotemp FVI-12-NG tankless water heater is an indoor tankless water heater designed to service households with small-to-medium hot water needs. It uses natural gas as a fuel source and is capable of effectively delivering hot water to homes where more than 1 hot water application is used at the same time, such as a […]

Best Tankless Water Heaters of 2018: Our 5 Favorite Picks

Are you looking for the best tankless water heater? Tankless water heaters have gained popularity over the years because they deliver hot water nearly instantaneously.With a considerably longer service life than traditional tank style water heaters, the ability to fit into tight spaces, and their environmental appeal, tankless systems are a smart choice for many […]

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 […]

Gas Tankless Water Heater Buyers Guide: What You Need to Know

As on-demand water heating systems gain in popularity, gas tankless water heaters are frequently the top selling fuel source. There are many advantages that a gas tankless has over electric units, but they also have their share of short comings. Check out our complete article Gas vs Electric to see a full comparison.As a general […]

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