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Eighty percent of household water leaks are the result of malfunctions with plumbing and major appliances.  While homeowners often blame heavy rain and thunderstorms for leaks, according to one claims data, damage from a household leak costs policyholders $7,500 on average.

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Time to Replace Your Water Heater? This Quiz Will Tell You

Water heaters use a lot of energy. In fact, they are the second-largest energy user in the home, and as they age they become less efficient, requiring even more energy.

The average water heater needs to be replaced every 10 to 12 years. To find out if it's time to replace yours, take the new...

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Nothing’s worse on a chilly morning than an unexpectedly cold shower, and there’s no greener, smarter way to prevent such a rude awakening than with a tankless hot water heater. A great solution for delivering cost-effective hot water to your home, a tankless hot water heater is energy...

Energy Efficient Tankless Water Heater

If remodeling your bathroom is your next home improvement project, you've got the perfect opportunity to update to a tankless water heater. A tankless water heater is more energy efficient than the traditional tank-type model. A tankless water heater heats water only as you need it, instead of...