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Topics: Water Heater Repair, Replacement, water heater temperature

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Picture this: you wake up in the morning and decide to take a nice, hot shower. You turn on the shower to let the water heat up for a few seconds and then step in only to find that the water is FREEZING. You know there’s no way all the hot water could be used up, which points to one other possible situation: you need to buy a new water heater. Read More

Topics: Water Heater Repair, Replacement, Thermostat, Water Heater

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Hot water is a luxury that’s often taken for granted. Think about all the different ways you use hot water-- washing dishes, laundering linens, showering, mopping etc. If your household water heater goes kaput, you wind up remembering just how important and valuable your water heater is to your daily routine and lifestyle. Read More

Topics: Pipe Lining, Relined, Inspection, Water Heater Repair, Replacement, Home Plumbing Tips, Q & A

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At Express Sewer & Drain, we take great pride in more than just our onsite services, but also in keeping our readers informed. Our work doesn’t end when we leave your home or business; responding to our customers and helping our readers implement better plumbing practices is a large part of our services. To directly address our most popular reader questions, we will be kicking off our Reader Response blog series. In this series, we collect and answer several of the most common plumbing questions we hear, and ask for you to speak out with whatever questions you have for later parts of the series. Read More

Topics: Water Heater Repair, Replacement

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Of all the home plumbing fixtures homeowners regularly use, none fly under-the-radar more than water heaters. Water heaters can run efficiently for years or longer without any maintenance or upkeep - they’re easy to forget about in relation to all other home plumbing systems. However, neglecting your water heater for too long will end up costing you more than you might think. Read More

Topics: DIY plumbing, Water Heater Repair, Replacement

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As more and more American homeowners make the switch from conventional water heaters to high efficiency tankless models, many opt to replace their heaters on their own, as opposed to contacting a professional plumbing service provider. While it’s certainly possible to install a tankless water heater on your own, you should only do so if you’re absolutely certain you can take on the challenge, and have the right tools and know-how for the job. Read More

Topics: Water Heater Repair, Replacement

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A few years ago, we would have told you that tankless and electric water heaters, which (at the time) required a sizable up-front investment, were only marginally worth buying; they used energy more eficiently, but at the same time cost more than many homeowners were prepared to pay. However, tankless water heaters aren’t $1,200+ anymore - brand competition and technical advances have made these systems much more accessible for a range of budgets. Read More