Making sure you know everything there is to know about the electrical, heating and cooling systems in your home.
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...
How to Extend Your Water Heater’s Lifespan
A little preventive maintenance keeps the hot water flowing and extends your water heater's lifespan.
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
How to Adjust Your Water Heater’s Temperature
Be safe—keep the water heater temperature setting at 120 degrees F.
How to Dispose of a Water Heater
The Family Handyman editor, Jeff Gorton, will show you how remove and dispose of a water heater.
How to Repair or Replace Defective Water Heater Dip Tubes
Check your water heater in case you have a defective dip tube.