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Making sure you know everything there is to know about the electrical, heating and cooling systems in your home.

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DIY Water Heater Testing and Repair

A one-hour DIY repair that will save you the cost of calling the plumber

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


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


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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!


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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

The Family Handyman editor, Jeff Gorton, will show you how remove and dispose of a water heater.


Get a Smart Water Heater

Control your water heater remotely with a smartphone


How to Repair or Replace Defective Water Heater Dip Tubes

Check your water heater in case you have a defective dip tube.