3 Types of Water Heater Anode Rod Issues

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When you consider your water heater, you probably only think about the hot water it provides your family with. However, this important appliance has many moving parts that allow it to get its job done without any hassle — including the anode rod.

What Is Considered a Water Heater Emergency?

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The water heater in your home is responsible for your hot water supply. You count on this trusty appliance during every month of the year, whether you need to wash the dishes or want to take a nice, warm shower. However, just like any other appliance, your water heater isn’t indestructible. At some point, you […]

What Happens if You Don’t Flush Your Water Heater?

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The water heater in your home is responsible for providing hot water whenever you need it. Therefore, it’s important to flush the tank occasionally to keep this water heater running smoothly. If you’re a homeowner, you have many tasks that need to be done — and flushing your water heater tank probably isn’t at the […]

What Temperature Should a Water Heater Be Set At?

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When you install a hot water heater in your home, the unit will usually be placed at a specific temperature that’s dictated by the manufacturer. However, just because your water heater is installed at a certain temperature doesn’t mean you can’t change it. Is your water temperature making you uncomfortable? Maybe the water is too […]

Electric vs. Gas Water Heater: What’s the Best Option?

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There are many benefits to installing gas and electric water heaters. However, you might wonder which option is right for your family’s needs. When it comes down to it, several factors can influence whether a gas or electric water heater is better suited for your home. These factors can include everything from installation costs to […]

Warning Signs That Tell You When to Replace a Water Heater

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It’s easy to lose track of your water heater’s age — especially when it’s performing its job with no trouble whatsoever. However, homeowners need to know that their water heaters won’t last forever. As they grow older, these vital fixtures can encounter bumps in the road that make it difficult for your family to enjoy […]

Leaking Water Heater? What To Do If You Notice A Water Heater Leak

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Your water heater plays an important role in your home. As such, if something goes wrong with it, it’s important to get it fixed as soon as possible to keep your house in working order. This is especially true if you’re a property manager who may have multiple tenants counting on them to keep their […]

Hybrid Heat Pump Water Heaters: The Eco-Friendly Option That Will Save You Money


If you’re looking for a way to save money on your next water heater, you may have considered an eco-friendly water heater. Not only are eco-friendly water heaters such as the hybrid heat pump water heater good for the environment, but they also save you money. Who doesn’t like that winning combination?   However, just […]

Why Your Handyman Hates Installing & Repairing Water Heaters

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  As a property manager, you’re bound to have your go-to guy when things need a little TLC. Whether it’s the handyman that always cuts you a deal because you’ve known him for decades or the handyman who’s always available for last-minute, late night calls, having contractors you can trust is pivotal if you want […]

Rental Property Plumbing Emergencies: Take These Steps To Avert A Disaster


As a property manager, plumbing emergencies such as a water heater leaking are some of your worst nightmares. Not only are these sorts of plumbing issues a nuisance for tenants to deal with, they may pose a risk to your ability to maintain your lease agreement and protect your property from further damage. Old, worn […]