Hot Water Heater Noises Banging

Hot Water Heater Noises Banging

There are few noises more creepy coming from the basement than the banging of a hot water heater. This can be scary to children and frustrating for adults as they struggle to find out what the problem is A lot of homeowners wonder if they will need to replace the unit to get the noises to stop. While that is an expensive option, there is actually a much more simple fix to this common but annoying … [Read more...]

Hot Water Heater Anode Smell

Hot Water Heater Anode Smell

Water heaters are an integral part of our homes, and you should rectify any problems that arise. However, one of the most reported problems is a foul smell coming from the heater. The smell is close to that of rotten eggs, and it can be very uncomfortable. The predicament that needs resolving or you can diagnose it yourself. In this guide, we explore the options you can use to diagnose and … [Read more...]

Calcium Buildup in Hot Water Heater

Calcium Buildup in Hot Water Heater

Calcium build up in hot water heater system is generally due to a mineral found in water called calcium carbonate. When this mineral precipitates out, it settles in the bottom of the tank. The water heater is designed in a way that it cannot control the sediments on its own. The dip tube which is the inlet of the cold water is usually straight on a majority of water heaters that are made today. … [Read more...]

Gas Hot Water Heater Keeps Shutting Off

Gas Hot Water Heater Keeps Shutting Off

There are few things more frustrating than going to take a shower and only having cold water come from the shower head. Not many people will grin and bear it and suffer through a cold shower, instead most will head straight to the hot water heater to figure out what the problem is. While it is rare that a hot water heater will shut off without reason, if it continually happens then there is … [Read more...]

Hot Water Heater Amperage

Hot Water Heater Amperage

Every electrical appliance has its own preset requirements. Even electronic appliances or what we refer to as consumer electronics have their power requirements. Water heater, air conditioner, washing machine or dryer, dishwasher and refrigerator are large electrical appliances. All these devices have specific power requirements. When you check these appliances, you would find the wattage and … [Read more...]