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Water Heater: An Annual Inspection Can Eliminate Surprises

Posted by Agentis on Dec 18, 2017 11:45:44 AM

Want to avoid waking up to find your shower water won’t heat up? 

Then it’s a good idea to have your water heater inspected annually. Here are some of the things that a professional will do during an annual water heater inspection to help keep you in hot water all year around.

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Topics: Replace water heater, Maintenance, Water Heater, Inspection

Water Heater Maintenance: The Most Common Problems

Posted by Agentis on Dec 13, 2017 1:01:05 PM

What are the most common problems for water heaters?

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Topics: Replace water heater, Maintenance, Water Heater

Water Heater Efficiency and Safety: a Few Quick Tips

Posted by Agentis on Dec 8, 2017 12:13:46 PM

What’s the right temperature?

For energy savings and ensuring the safety of small children, many consumer organizations recommend setting your water heater thermostat to 120 degrees.  However, it’s also important to know that water temperatures below 120°F can enable unhealthy bacteria to grow inside your water heater. So, consider both when determining an appropriate temperature for your home and family.

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Topics: Replace water heater, Maintenance, Water Heater Safety, Water Heater

A New Water Heater Can Actually Save You Money

Posted by Agentis on Oct 13, 2017 10:00:45 AM

It may seem counterintuitive, but buying a new water heater can save you money. 

Here’s how:

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Topics: Water Heater, Replace water heater

Can a Water Heater Explode?

Posted by Agentis on Oct 11, 2017 12:28:58 PM

Although water heaters are equipped with several safety features, they can stop functioning properly and, in some cases,  explode if not maintained or checked. 

While routine checks and maintenance will prevent this, here are three things that can cause a water heater to explode:

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Topics: Water Heater, Replace water heater, Water Heater Safety

Surprise! A Quality Water Heater Can Change Your Life

Posted by Agentis on Oct 6, 2017 12:30:18 PM

While we often focus on the technical specs of water heaters – efficiency ratings, heating mechanisms, or safety features  – a good water heater can positively impact your quality of life.

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Topics: Water Heater, Replace water heater

Three ‘Must-Have’ Features for Your New Water Heater

Posted by Agentis on Oct 4, 2017 11:07:24 AM

Water heaters serve an important purpose in our home – and are taken for granted until something goes wrong. Then there’s a panic to repair it or buy a new one. 

Before you find yourself in a frenzy, a basic understanding of what to look for in a quality water heater is important to know. 

Here’s three “must have” features for your next water heater.

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Topics: Water Heater, Replace water heater

Water Leaking from the Top of Your Water Heater?

Posted by Agentis on Sep 29, 2017 1:23:08 PM

A leak from the top of your water heater may be less serious than one from the bottom. 

Before you diagnose the problem, the first order of business should be to shut off the gas or electrical circuit that powers the water heater. 

Don’t turn off the cold water just yet, as certain leaks can stop themselves without much pressure.

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Topics: Water Heater, Replace water heater

Important Things to Know About Your Water Heater

Posted by Agentis on Sep 20, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Understanding the basic functions of your water heater only takes a few minutes but can be crucial to preventing or controlling a leaking or malfunctioning tank.

Here are several things to know about your water heater in case of an emergency:

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Topics: Water Heater, Replace water heater

How to Shut off the Water Heater in Case of a Leak

Posted by Agentis on Sep 15, 2017 9:00:00 AM

If your water heater is leaking, you can minimize water damage by shutting off the source of water to the tank. 

But you need to take some precautions to ensure your safety. To shut off the water heater:

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Topics: Water Heater, Replace water heater

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