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Energy Efficient Water Heater

An energy efficient water heater is important because heating water for your home is second only to heating and cooling your home when it comes to your energy dollars. 

In the past, electric water heaters have not generally been an energy efficient hot water heating system… nor have they...

How to Avoid Plumbing Emergencies
Holidays are a prime season for out-of-town visitors, and, often, household plumbing emergencies, including backed up drains and clogged pipes. Busy kitchens mean more grease and food waste to drag down the kitchen drain and disposer, and house guests equal extra showers, baths and toilet...
Water Heaters

 Water heaters are designed to keep your water hot, regardless of whether you need it or not.  This can result in lots of wasted energy.  Installing an insulating water heater blanket can help keep the heat in.  Here's how to install a water heater blanket:

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Tips on Fall Home Maintenance Projects
Fall home maintenance projects are all about protecting your home and preserving safety and comfort indoors, which you get your home ready for winter. Grab a few tools and a half an hour now to tackle one of the following chores, and you’ll thank yourself warmly a few months down the line. 
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Kitchen Remodeling

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...

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...