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The “rotten egg” smell emitted by some water is caused by high levels of hydrogen sulfide in the water. According to experts at the Ohio State University Extension Service,Hydrogen sulfide is formed by sulfur bacteria that may occur naturally in water. These bacteria use the sulfur in decaying...
Kitchen Remodeling

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...

Water Heaters

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...

Bathroom Remodeling

Replacing a hot water heater isn't usually on a homeowner's improvement radar. You turn the tap, you get hot water, and you don’t give it a second thought. But have you checked your hot water heater lately? Doing so can help avoid hot water heater problems.

First off, it's important to know...