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Common Water Heater Problems in Summer

Monday, July 14th, 2014

Leaking Water Heaters in Keller TXWhile water heaters do seem to have more problems during the colder months, the arrival of summer can bring some other unique problems. This is especially true if your water heater is located in your attic or your garage where there is no air conditioning.

Pilot Light Problems with Your Water Heater

If you have a gas water heater, you may find that your pilot light frequently goes out when the temperatures reach 100°F or above. There are two common reasons why this occurs. (more…)

How To Drain A Water Heater Tank

Monday, January 20th, 2014

Water Heater Tank – How to Drain One

Hot water is an important part of  your hоmе’s plumbing system.  We don’t usually think much about it until it’s too late, but even a water heater tank rеquirеѕ саrе tо kеер it functioning рrореrlу.

Overtime, ѕеdimеnt аnd ѕludgе can ассumulаtе in a wаtеr heater tank whiсh will mаkе the water hеаtеr less efficient аnd ѕhоrtеn itѕ lifе ѕраn. Thе accumulation of ѕеdimеnt аt thе bottom of the wаtеr tank саn also solidify аnd сlоg thе drаin valve. Tо prevent this ѕеdimеnt ассumulаtiоn, it iѕ imроrtаnt tо drаin thе wаtеr hеаtеr at least once a year tо gеt rid оf thе dеbriѕ аnd sludge build up.
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Water Heater: Is Your Water Heater Working Right?

Wednesday, May 15th, 2013

How Does a Water Heater Actually Work?

Simply stated, a water heater is basically a holding tank for water with a thermostat located on the outside of the tank – usually near the bottom. The cold water supply comes into the water heater (normally at or near the top of the water heater) and a tube inside the tank forces it to the bottom so it makes contact with the thermostat probe or sensor.
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