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Why is My Heater Constantly Running?


Some heating equipment uses a fan to distribute warm air throughout a home. When the fan continuously blows, you might wonder, “Why won’t my heater turn off?” If it seems as if your heating system is working overtime to keep your home’s temperature comfortable during the cool months of the year, a bit of troubleshooting […]

These are the Signs Your Water Heater is about to Fail


Unexpected splashes of cold water are sure to wake you up in the morning, however, they might not be the best way to start your day. The average life expectancy of a tank water heater is about eight to 15 years. After 10 years, its operating efficiency dramatically reduces, making the appliance more likely to […]

How Do I Flush My Water Heater?


Unless your water temperatures aren’t optimal or you have no hot water, you might not give your water heater a second thought. While it’s simple to have the “out of sight, out of mind” attitude about this essential appliance, regular water heater maintenance is vital to prolonging its life and reducing energy costs. One of […]

How Often Should I Flush My Water Heater?


Your hot water heater tank—it’s one of the things that many people don’t think about until it doesn’t work. When it’s installed well and set to the right temperature and pressure settings, you don’t have to do much to keep it running efficiently. However, like other major equipment in your home, it needs your attention […]

Water Heater Tips to Prevent Dangerous Sediment Build-Up [Video]

We recently replaced a water heater that was nine years old and you will never believe what we found inside the tank! We cracked open the old tank and found nine years of build-up containing rust, staph bacteria, iron, and other gunk. While the build-up of sediments is normal, it’s important to stay ahead of […]