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DIY water heater thermostat replacement

Topics: Water Heaters, DIY

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Occasional water heater repair isn’t uncommon. After all, water heaters are like any other machine that requires routine maintenance from time to time. For instance, if you’re noticing you’re out of hot water or it runs out quickly, your water heater thermostat may be failing. The good thing is most problems can be solved with a simple DIY, saving a little time and money.You can do both by replacing your hot water heater’s thermostat yourself! Luckily, it’s a simple fix!  Read More
ExpressCommericalBuidWaterTemperature

Topics: Commercial Plumbing, Water Heaters

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Most people don’t put very much thought into water temperature in commercial buildings, but providing water for various business needs is a major consideration for the owners of these properties. Failure to properly regulate water temperature can result in scalding and contribute to serious public health risks in the form of bacterial infections. Read More
ExpresseWillMyWaterHeaterFreeze

Topics: Water Heaters

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Unless you live in Florida, you more than likely deal with some intense cold weather during the winter. When those snowstorms start blowing in, that means all the heat in your house is turned up, especially for your water heater. The only thing worse than walking in cold weather is standing under water that feels like ice cubes— so your water heater is working overtime to keep you and your family warm when taking a shower or washing your hands. Read More
ExpressHowToChooseWaterHeater 2

Topics: Water Heaters

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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
DIY: Adjusting your water heater temperature with ease

Topics: Water Heaters

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It seems like you just closed your eyes, and before you know it, the alarm clock is waking you from your slumber. The only motivation you have to get out of that bed? How good a long, hot shower is going to feel. But when you turn the faucet handle, cold water rains down on you (on the opposite end of the spectrum, you’re looking for a cold-water wake-me-up only to receive water with the heat of a thousand suns). Read More

Topics: Pipe Bursting, Trenchless Technology, Pipe Leaks and Repair, Water Heaters

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Leaky pipes and flooded floors are not ideally what people enjoy coming home to after a tiring work day. Who wants to deal with trying DIY plumbing repair quick fixes and attempting to find an after-hours plumbing service, on top of cleaning up in an attempt to limit water damage? You guessed it- no one does. Read More

Topics: Pipe Lining, Water Heaters, Home Plumbing

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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