Water Heaters

Discover the types of water heaters best for your home and how to maintain or repair the system vital to your water supply needs.

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Tankless Water Heater Guide

Tankless water heaters take up much less space than storage water heaters as they heat the water directly. Discover why one of them is best for your home.

DIY Water Heater Testing and Repair

Heating elements on electric hot water heaters sometimes fail long before the water heater, but replacing them in a hot...


New Homeowner’s Guide To Water Heaters

A water heater accounts for almost 20 percent of a home's energy use! Keep energy efficiency and your hot water...


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Hot Water Recirculating Pump: What To Know Before You Buy

Say goodbye to waiting for hot water. A hot water recirculating pump provides a warm shower on demand.


9 Best Water Heaters of 2022

From dishes to laundry to showers, so many household tasks depend on a water heater. We selected nine reliable options...

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How to Size Your HVAC and Water Heater to Fit Your Home

Building a home? Here are some tips to help you figure out what kind of HVAC system and water heater...


5 Highest-Paying States for Masonry Contractors

Take a look at the five states with the highest average professional masonry contractor salaries across the U.S.

10 Hazards You Haven’t Thought of at Home

Learn more about the hazards you haven't thought of at home


Year-Round Home Maintenance Checklist

Don't be caught off-guard! Maintaining your home is much easier than paying for big repairs. Look through this home maintenance...


Makita’s Line of Cordless Pro Cleaning Tools

Everything you need to know about Makita's new line of cordless, pro-grade cleaning tools.


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What to Know About RV Water Heaters

Thinking of adding an RV water heater for your next road trip? Learn all about RV water systems here.

How to Fix a Water Heater Pilot Light

Replacing the thermocouple usually does the trick.


How to Flush a Water Heater

Extend the life of your water heater: Learn how to drain water heater fluid and get your water heater running...


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How to Extend Your Water Heater’s Lifespan

A little preventive maintenance keeps the hot water flowing and extends your water heater's lifespan.


Water Heater Venting Fixes

Use a reducer to solve a water heater vent size problem


How to Regulate the Hot Water Heater

Install temperature regulating valves without tearing up the bathtub wall

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Why You Should Invest in a Tankless Water Heater

If you're looking to make an investment in your home, a tankless water heater is a good place to start....


Water Heater Installation

Replace it yourself and save hundreds of dollars!


How to Install a Power-Vented Water Heater

Power vents simplify a gas hot water heater installation


DIY Water Heater Installation

When your water heater begins to leak, you have to install a new one fast.


Extend the Life of Your Water Heater by Replacing the Anode Rod

Double the life of your water heater with this simple repair


Choosing a New Water Heater

New technology can save energy and money



7 Tankless Water Heater Myths You Need to Stop Believing

These myths might make you think tankless water heaters aren't effective!

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How to Adjust Your Water Heater’s Temperature

Be safe—keep the water heater temperature setting at 120 degrees F.


How to Fix a Leaking Water Heater

Simple solutions for common water heater leaks.


How to Replace a Water Heater Thermocouple

Save your hot water heater with a new thermocouple!


This Mistake Can Launch Your Water Heater Through Your Roof

As water heats up, it expands with tremendous force—enough to fracture the tank and launch the water heater through the...


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How to Test Your Water Heater Element

We've all been there - you get in the shower only to realize that you have no hot water.


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How to Dispose of a Water Heater

Disposing of a water heater can be a difficult task. Especially if you’re working alone. Here’s an easy way to...