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6 Signs Your Water Heater Needs Repair

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A water heater always goes unnoticed when it functions as expected, but things come to a standstill when it develops a problem. As a homeowner, therefore, you need to know how to differentiate real issues on your water heater from false alarms that you can fix.

You should also know when to call professionals for assistance. This knowledge can help you solve issues earlier before they severely ruin your heater. Here are six signs your water heater needs repair.

A Guide to Flawless Hot Water Tank Replacement

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Is your hot water running a bit too cold lately? Hot water tanks are relatively simple, reliable appliances, but they will eventually wear down due to age or improper maintenance techniques. When yours fails, it can leave you without simple luxuries like hot showers and warm water for washing your hands. Fortunately, replacing your water heater doesn’t need to be an especially difficult process.

As with any other major home appliance purchase, the best option is always to take your time and research your options carefully. Buying the right water heater for your situation will help to reduce your utility costs and ensure that you always have sufficient hot water for your home. This guide will offer a simple, four-step process to guarantee that you get the perfect water heater for your scenario.

4 Ways to Extend the Life of Your Water Heater

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While your hot water tank may not be the most expensive appliance in your home, it is still a significant investment. A typical tank-style water heater can last for a little over a decade, but proper maintenance can potentially extend that lifespan even further. Of course, the reverse is also true: improper maintenance can lead to a reduced lifespan and increased frequency of repairs.

If you want your home’s water heater to last for as long as possible, you should add a few straightforward maintenance steps to your yearly routine. These four simple items will help to ensure that your home’s water heater doesn’t leave you out in the cold.

How to Insulate Your Hot Water Tank

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If you’re looking for ways to save energy around your home, your water heater is a great place to start. According to the U.S. Department of Energy, about 18 percent of your home’s energy usage goes to water heating. Here is a guide to insulating your hot water tank so you can take advantage of the energy savings this simple process can provide.

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You guys did a great job, very courteous, clean, and you saved the drywall which made the repairs easier, thanks. - G. C.

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“Thank you for the new toilet, it's a huge improvement. The plunger is going back in the closet!” - O.T.
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