Common Water Heater Issues

Common Water Heater Issues
Anyone who’s enjoyed a long, hot shower knows the importance of the hot water heater in their home. Just like any other household appliance, your hot water heater could experience problems that affect the amount of hot water in your home. Some of these issues you can fix on your own, while others require a professional plumber or a full replacement. Here are some of the most common electric hot water heater problems and what you can do to resolve them. There is Water Leaking Water can leak from both the top and bottom of your hot water heater. If[...]

When Do You Really Need to Call a Plumber?

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There are some plumbing issues in your home you can take care of yourself. A little too much toilet paper in the stool that causes a minor clog, a dripping faucet, or a jammed garbage disposal are all relatively easy fixes for a DIYer. However, there are times when you shouldn’t attempt to fix issues yourself and should instead call in a pro. Here are some plumbing problems that require professional assistance. You Don’t Have Any Hot Water Running out of hot water is a common issue and often means you don’t have a large enough hot water heater (or[...]

How to Prevent Freezing Pipes This Winter

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When the temperature drops, it can mean a lot of inconvenience for you and your family. Scraping windshields, bundling up in coats and scarves, and warming up cars are just a few of the winter-weather tasks that many of us aren’t looking forward to. In addition to extra tasks to stay warm, winter can also cause some inconveniences and potential issues with your home. One of the most common winter issues affecting your home is the potential for frozen pipes. When pipes freeze, they can rupture or burst, leading to water damage and expensive repairs. Fortunately, there are steps you[...]