Common Hot Water Heater Problems

Common Water Heater Problems: Try This Before Panicking

Hot water heater problems can be quite concerning. After all, water heaters are expensive and essential for everyday tasks like bathing and washing dishes. In this post, we’ll take a look at some of the most common hot water heater problems as well as what to do about them. Common Hot Water Heater Problems Temperature Issues Inadequate hot water (or none at all) is one of the most common issues you’ll experience when it comes to your water heater. As with most common water heater problems, there are many potential causes ranging from serious to easy-to-solve. Let’s look at each …

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How Does A Water Softener Work

How Does A Water Softener Work? Demystifying The Technology

In many regions of America (including Arizona), water softeners are an essential piece of equipment. But how does a water softener work? Further, why is it so essential? In this post, we’re going to take a thorough look at both of these questions. What Does A Water Softener Do? The Basics If you’ve never paid much attention to your home’s water quality, the term “water softener” may seem oxymoronic to you. We don’t normally describe liquid water as “hard” like, say, a block of ice. Nonetheless, if you live in the United States, there is a solid (pun intended) chance …

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AC troubleshooting

AC Troubleshooting: Spot These Common AC Problems Before It’s Too Late

AC troubleshooting doesn’t have to be complicated. In this post, we’ll give you some tips for troubleshooting your AC unit. In some cases, you’ll be able to take your findings and repair the unit yourself. Even when you do need to call an expert, however, you’ll at least be able to better communicate the issue, saving you time and money. Let’s dive in! HVAC Troubleshooting: The Basics Before we look at common AC problems to help you troubleshoot from that angle, let’s cover some basics. Air conditioners work by sucking up the warm air inside your home. This warm air …

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Water Heater Leaking

Water Heater Leaking? Don’t Panic: Follow These Steps!

If your water heater is leaking, there are a few easy steps to follow in order to protect your home from flooding and solve the issue. In this post, we’ll explore the topic of leaking water heaters from this angle and more, including prevention strategies. What To Do When Your Water Heater Is Leaking Step One: Disconnect The Power Everybody knows that electricity and water don’t mix. It’s no different when your hot water heater is leaking. Having a gas water heater doesn’t necessarily protect you from this risk, either. Many gas heaters use electricity to keep the pilot light …

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Pressure Reducing Valve

How To Adjust A Pressure Reducing Valve: The Easy Way

Knowing how to adjust a pressure reducing valve is an important part of any DIYer’s toolkit. In this article, we’ll start from scratch and walk you through the process. We’ll also tell you everything you need to know about pressure reducing valves and why you might need to adjust yours in the first place. How Do Pressure Reducing Valves Work? As their name would suggest, pressure reducing valves control the flow of water into your home. Without a pressure reducing valve, this water would travel through your plumbing at a rate unsuitable for residential use. Water heaters in Phoenix are …

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