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Category: Water heaters

Why is my Water Heater Leaking?

You walk into your mechanical room and find a puddle under your water heater. This isn’t a good sign, and you may need to move fast. But what do you do when you don’t know the answer to: why is my water heater leaking? Consider these common causes, and then call an expert for help.…

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Prepare for Fall in Iowa With These Fall Plumbing Tips

You know the Iowa weather. As soon as you really start to enjoy the fall, another brutal winter shows up on your front step. This year, get ahead of the late fall and winter plumbing concerns with the following fall plumbing tips. When you do these simple tasks, you will enjoy better output from your…

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4 Top Water Heater Maintenance Tips

Like many essential appliances, we don’t always think about our water heater – until it stops working. Thankfully there are ways to avoid these kinds of unexpected issues! By remembering these 4 top water heater maintenance tips you can prevent many water heater-related emergencies. Adjust the Temperature The default temperature for most water heaters is…

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You Can Take Care of Your Water Heater

There are some steps you can take to ensure the health of your water heater. One is to flush your water heater once a year. Rust, calcium, and sand builds up in the heater, which reduces its efficiency and drives up your costs. Here’s how you can flush your water heater: Set your water heater…

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Your Water Heater Preferences

You have a lot of control over your water heater. So, do you prefer a higher or lower temperature? Your water heater’s temperature largely determines your utility bill. Home owners who live by themselves or with one other person may choose to set the water heater higher for comfort. You determine your water heater’s temperature, even…

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Tankless Water Heaters

Advantages of a tankless water heater: No hot water storage tank.  That means no standby heat loss when hot water is not being used.  Navien is our brand of choice in tankless units.  According to Navien, a savings of $160 per year is average when using their tankless unit vs. keeping a tank full of…

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