Water Heater projects
How to Replace a Water Heater Thermocouple
A hot water heater that doesn't heat might just need a new thermocouple. Learn how to replace this inexpensive part and keep your hot water…
Water Heater Installation
Worn out water heaters leak, waste energy and can literally leave you cold. This article will show you how to install a new gas or electric…
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How to Install a Hot Water Heater
When your water heater begins to leak, you have to replace it fast. We'll show you how to install your own gas water heater in less than a day.…
How to Repair or Replace Defective Water Heater Dip Tubes
Faulty dip tubes in water heaters made between 1993 and 1997 may cause hot water problems and clogging at faucets. This article tells you how to…
How to Adjust Hot Water Heater Temperature
Learn a surefire method for finding the right setting on the hot water heater dial—cool enough to avoid accidental burns, but hot enough…
Fix a Leaking Water Heater
Fix common leaks from a temperature and pressure relief valve or a water heater drain valve by checking temperature settings and mineral…
Choosing a New Water Heater
We walk you through the pros and cons of high tech water heaters - tankless, heat pump, condensing gas and point-of-use models. They save energy…
How to Flush a Water Heater
Have you flushed your water heater lately? This boring but important chore should be done at least once a year to remove sediment that…
Water Heater Venting Fixes
Fit a gas water heater vent to a larger existing vent by using a reducer. Avoid changing out the entire gas vent.
Get a Smart Water Heater
You can flip a breaker to turn off your electric water heater when you leave your cabin or vacation home. That’ll save energy. But then you…
How to Dispose of a Water Heater
Jeff will show you an easy way to carry a water heater out of your home, even if you are working alone.