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How to Prevent Water Damage in the House

Water damage from frozen pipes, ruptured washer hoses, leaking supply lines and dripping water heaters costs billions every year. This checklist will help you avoid water leak problems in your house.

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5 Most Common Heating Problems

Don't be left out in the cold. Learn more about common heating problems, what causes them, and some solutions here.


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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.


What Is a Water Softener and How Does It Work?

Depending on where you live and your water supply, investing in a water softener to pull harsh minerals out of...


How to Choose the Right Water Softener

How to Choose a Water Softener How to Size a Water Softener

Tips for Cutting and Connecting Pipes

Pro plumbers share their favorite tips and tricks for cutting and connecting pipe.


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!


Fix a Water Softener

Try these three solutions when your water softener begins to fail


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.

How to Plumb a Water Softener

Branch off cold water lines to outdoor faucets before running the cold water through the water softening system.


Replace a Water Softener Resin Bed

Do it yourself and save the $150 service fee


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



How to Repair a Water Softener

Fix your water softener injectors, brine tank and regenerate the resin tank.


How to Choose the Best Wifi Thermostat

Is a Wi-Fi enabled thermostat right for you?


Furnace Humidifier not Working? Replace it

Replacing old furnace humidifiers with energy efficient ones is better than repairing them

Furnace Cost Considerations You Need to Know!

Our experts will give you advice to help you decide when you need to replace your furnace as well as...


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Fall Furnace Maintenance Guide

Simple maintenance pays big dividends for comfort, efficiency and safety.


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3 Easy Furnace Repairs

… And 2 repairs to avoid


Noisy Gas Fireplace Blower? Here’s How to Replace it

A professional fireplace service company charges about $400 to do the job (parts and labor). But you can replace the...


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.


Weird Furnace Smells? This Could be Why!

Here's how to determine if it a minor or major problem.