Water Heaters

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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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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clean water heater

How To Clean A Water Heater The Simple Way

With proper maintenance, there’s no reason your water heater shouldn’t last more than 10 years. Knowing how to clean a water heater is one of the keys to achieving this. In this post, we’ll give you a thorough run-through of the process for cleaning your water heater regardless of its type. How To Clean Your Water Heater: The Basics Why Should You Do It? As you’ll know if you’ve read our article on drinking tap water in Phoenix, the water arriving at your home in Arizona (or any U.S. state, really) contains sediment, minerals, and chemicals. Over time, these contaminants …

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