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Five Key Signs That It's Time To Replace Your Water Heater

Water heaters, like most appliances, have a finite lifespan, especially considering how frequently this essential piece of equipment is used in most households. Other com...

Tuesday, May 7th, 2019

Standard Water Heaters vs. Tankless Water Heaters - The Pros and Cons

When the time comes to replace your water heater, a common question that arises is whether or not to install a standard water heater with a tank, or to use the newer, ene...

Tuesday, May 7th, 2019

When it comes to plumbing repair, be sure to hire a professional plumber to complete the job. Don't let your friends or family talk you into cutting costs by doing a temp...

Tuesday, May 7th, 2019

What to Do When Pipes Freeze

When you are struck with a catastrophe such as pipes freezing and bursting, a trusted master plumber will be able to come to the rescue for your frozen pipe damage. This ...

Tuesday, May 7th, 2019

What is a Power Vent Water Heater?

If you're shopping for a new hot water heater, you may have come across the term "power vent" in your research. "Power vent" is simply a term used to describe the way ...

Tuesday, May 7th, 2019

What Should I do with my Water Heater while I'm on Vacation?

Heading out for spring break? Before you leave the house, you may want to consider setting your hot water heater to Vacation Mode. Not sure how to do so? Or why? We br...

Tuesday, May 7th, 2019

How Often Should I Flush My Water Heater?

Do you live in an area with hard water like Upstate New York? The Capital Region is notorious for its water abundant with minerals like calcium, magnesium, and iron. Unfo...

Tuesday, May 7th, 2019

Your Top 7 Hot Water Heater Questions Answered

As the Albany and Saratoga region's hot water heater experts, we field numerous hot water heater related questions from homeowners every day. Here are the answers to the ...

Tuesday, May 7th, 2019

Why Not to Buy A Water Heater From a Big Box Store

Not all hot water heater vendors are created equal. If you're in the market for a new hot water heater, you may be debating whether to get your next water heater from a l...

Tuesday, May 7th, 2019

What Does An Anode Rod Do?

If you've been reading about hot water heater repair, you may have come across the term "anode rod." The anode rod plays a significant role in extending the life of yo...

Tuesday, May 7th, 2019

How to Tell if Your Hot Water Heater is Leaking

Have you noticed a pool of water near your water heater? You may be wondering if your hot water heater is leaking, or if the standing water is due to a nearby pipe or app...

Tuesday, May 7th, 2019

7 Ways to Make Your Hot Water Heater More Energy Efficient

Whether you're looking to save money on energy costs or are interested in living a more environmentally-friendly lifestyle, you may be wondering how to make your hot wate...

Tuesday, May 7th, 2019

Top 5 Reasons to Stick With A Standard Tank Water Heater

There's an ongoing debate concerning the merits of newer, tankless water heaters and traditional, tank-style water heaters, which every homeowner inevitably ends up havin...

Tuesday, May 7th, 2019

Should I Buy A Gas Or Electric Water Heater?

If you're in the market for a new hot water heater, you may be stuck trying to choose between purchasing a gas or electric water heater. And if you've done your research,...

Tuesday, May 7th, 2019

Why Do Water Heaters Fail?

Have you checked on your water heater recently? If you're like most homeowners, chances are you haven't. In fact, most people don't think about their water heater until i...

Monday, May 6th, 2019

How To Check Your Sump Pump for Spring

With spring finally drawing near after a long, snowy Capital Region winter, it's now time to make sure your basement sump pump is running properly and ready for the seaso...

Monday, May 6th, 2019

Low Water Pressure - The Causes and Cures

One of the most common plumbing complaints homeowners have-especially in older homes-is sluggish or low water pressure coming from faucets and showerheads. There can be a...

Monday, May 6th, 2019

Something In The Water - Are Contaminants Killing Your Supply?

Despite its reputation for crisp, mountain springs and majestic stream-fed lakes, the water supplies in many areas of upstate New York contain a range of sediment that ca...

Monday, May 6th, 2019

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