Discover the types of water heaters best for your home and how to maintain or repair the system vital to your water supply needs.
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...
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...
How to Extend Your Water Heater’s Lifespan
A little preventive maintenance keeps the hot water flowing and extends your water heater's lifespan.
How to Regulate the Hot Water Heater
Install temperature regulating valves without tearing up the bathtub wall
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
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.
7 Tankless Water Heater Myths You Need to Stop Believing
These myths might make you think tankless water heaters aren't effective!
How to Adjust Your Water Heater’s Temperature
Be safe—keep the water heater temperature setting at 120 degrees F.
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...
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.