How to Make your Plumbing More Eco-Friendly

How to Make your Plumbing More Eco-Friendly

As we remodel our homes and businesses or when we build new structures, we are continually looking for ways to remain comfortable while reducing our environmental impact. Solar panels and energy efficient appliances are becoming more commonplace in new homes, and building regulations and incentives are constantly steering us towards these options. While these products do a great job of

Why it is Crucial to Clean your Tankless Water Heater

Why it is crucial to clean your tankless water heater

Most homeowners are somewhat unaccustomed to servicing their water heaters. You may not realize that the old tank style heaters do benefit from an annual flushing and regular replacement of the anode rods that protect the tanks from corrosion. This type of routine, scheduled maintenance is seldom done on hot water tanks. Most people are instead content to just letting

5 Things you Need to Know Before Buying a Water Heater

5 things you need to know before buying a water heater

Buying a new water heater is not something you do all too often, so if it’s time to replace your water heater, you want to do it right. If you are on the hunt for a new water heater for your home or office, consider these five factors before you determine what to purchase.

How do I Troubleshoot Electric Water Heater Problems?

Plumber troubleshooting an electric water heater

Electric water heaters are a reliable and safe source of hot water for your home or business. However, when issues do arise, you want to be able to identify the cause and apply the right fix quickly. Before you start to troubleshoot water heater issues, it’s essential to remember safety first. Shut off the power to your water heater at

Why Won’t My Water Heater Light?

Why won't my water heater light?

If you have a natural gas or propane water heater and have opened your hot water faucet to find that there’s no hot water, the usual culprit is the pilot light going out. The pilot light is a small flame that ignites the gas burner. When it goes out, the first thing you should try to do is relight the

How Do I Protect My Water Heater This Winter?

How Do I Protect My Water Heater This Winter

It’s hard to imagine a winter without hot water, but this is the situation you could be facing if you don’t take care of your water heater, both regarding preparing it for winter and also concerning protecting it during winter. The best way to protect your water heater may differ depending on whether it is a tank style storage heater

My Gas Water Heater Keeps Shutting Off! What Do I Do?

My gas water heater keeps shutting off what do I do

Few things are worse than preparing for a hot shower or bath only to find that you can’t get any hot water. However, if your gas water heater keeps shutting off for no reason, this is precisely the position you may find yourself in! The main reasons that a gas water heater automatically shuts off are because the pilot light

Can My Water Heater be the Cause of My Low Water Pressure?

Male Worker With Clipboard Adjusting Temperature Of Water Heater

Low water pressure can be frustrating. If it seems like your hot water pressure is exceptionally low, you may be wondering whether your water heater is to blame. Here we look at how to determine whether your water heater is causing low water pressure. Using On-Demand Instantaneous Water Heater An on-demand, instant water heater is an excellent investment for your

Can My Water Heater Cause a High Water Bill?

can my water heater cause a high water bill

A consistently high water bill can be a significant worry as you consider not only how to pay the bill, but what’s causing it. A sudden increase in your water bills can be a particular cause for concern, as it may indicate a leak. You may be wondering if your water heater could be the culprit behind your higher than

What Can Cause Fluctuations in Water Pressure?

What Can Cause fluctuations In Water Pressure

Sometimes your water pressure is too strong; sometimes it’s barely more than a trickle. If the water pressure in your home is fluctuating and all over the place, you may be confused as to what’s causing the problem. Pressure may change in the same outlet over time, or you may have different pressures in different parts of the house. To