Are you a homeowner that’s frustrated because your water isn’t getting hot? When you turn on the tap, you want the water to get warm quickly, and if it’s not, something may have malfunctioned and could need repair. Here are some possible causes to why your water is not getting hot:
Cause #1: Broken heating element
If you have an electric water heater, the heating elements inside the tank can break and lead to a loss of hot w...
The dishwasher is a homeowner’s daydream as it eliminates a long and tedious chore — washing the dishes. Since your dishwasher shows you love in this way, you need to show it some back by providing it with the attention it deserves. If you’ve noticed any of the following warning signs, your dishwasher might need to be replaced sooner rather than later.
The Dishes Come Out Cool
In order for dishes to be properly cleaned and san...
Liquid drain cleaners, like Liquid Plumber and Drano, are intensely strong and dangerous household chemicals made to clear drain and pipe clogs. We’ve all probably used them at one time or another, and we have probably asked ourselves at some point about their safety and about whether they might damage drains and sewer pipes.
There are a few things to keep in mind when using liquid drain cleaners:
With Fall quickly approaching, let's take a minute and look at some things you can do to prepare your plumbing for colder weather. While it might not seem cold now, it's best to handle these things before the weather gets cold so that your home is ready when it does!
Slow drains and clogged pipes always seem to happen at the most inopportune times, and can often lead to larger repairs if they go ignored for an extended period of time. We tend to treat our drains with an “out of sight, out of mind” mentality.
However, in reality, when you continuously pour grease down the drain it doesn’t wash away; instead, it will create a clogged drain overtime!
With the major power outages threatening the Bay Area over the next week, hundreds of thousands of people could be without power. There are tons of issues that can affect people in this situation, but one is whether or not they can shower with hot water. Let us answer this for you!
Can I Shower During A Power Outage?
If you want to shower during a power outage, you will need a traditional tank-style water heater in your home. F...
Is your old water heater giving you signs that it might be time to replace it? In general, storage-style electric and gas water heaters last between 8-12 years. Before they near the end of their service life, they may work like a clock, without any issues.
However, at some point, you may start noticing problems that were not there before, and if its an old heater, it makes more sense to replace rather than repair it. This guid...
With Fall here, it's about time we talk about your water heater temperature. The water heater is one of the biggest energy consuming appliances in most homes, so if you’re looking for a place to cut back on energy costs, it’s a good place to start. But before you dial back your water heater’s thermostat a few degrees, there are a few things to think about.
Set the temperature too low, and you could turn your water heater into...