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Solve your hot water problems with these water heater repair and installation articles.
How to Fix a Water Heater Pilot Light
DIY Water Heater Testing and Repair
Water Heater Venting Fixes
How to Regulate the Hot Water Heater
This is Why You Should Invest in a Tankless Water Heater
Water Heater Installation
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
How to Flush a Water Heater
Double the life of your water heater: Learn how to drain water heater fluid and...
Water Heater Repair: How to Replace the TPR Valve
Fix water heater leaks
Tankless Water Heater Guide
Is a tankless water heater for you?
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 Hot Water Heater Temperature
Be safe—keep the water heater temperature setting at 120 degrees F.
Water Heater Maintenance: Extend Your Hot Water Heater Lifespan
A little preventive maintenance keeps the hot water flowing and extends your water heater lifespan.
Fix Water Heater Leaking
Simple solutions for common water heater leaks.
How to Replace a Water Heater Thermocouple
Save your hot water heater with a new thermocouple!
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...
This Simple Tip Will Make Your Water Heater Much Safer
Water heaters set too high send thousands (mostly children) to hospitals each year with burns...
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.
How to Dispose of a Water Heater
The Family Handyman editor, Jeff Gorton, will show you how remove and dispose of a water heater.
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How to Repair or Replace Defective Water Heater Dip Tubes
Check your water heater in case you have a defective dip tube.