Construction How-To, Plumbing - Directory, Water Heaters
By Merle Henkenius How will you know when your water heater needs to be replaced? When its steel tank begins to leak. Conventional gas and electric water heaters have few external components, and none of them move, which makes these appliances quite durable. You may need to replace an ignitor or a temperature-and-pressure […]
Basement, Bath, Energy Efficiency, Plumbing, Plumbing - Directory, Punch!, Water Heaters
By Matt Weber Tankless water heaters have carved a healthy niche in the residential market thanks to their energy-efficiency and convenient on-demand hot water supply. Rheem now takes tankless technology a step further with the introduction of the company’s Prestige Series Condensing Tankless Gas Water Heaters. The condensing technology of the new models enables them to be the most […]
Energy Efficiency, Plumbing - Directory, Water Heaters
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DIY Questions and Answer, Water Heaters
Q: I’m considering replacing my old water heater with a tankless version. Are these things all they’re cracked up to be? A: Tankless water heaters are likely the wave of the future for residential hot water. It’s the difference between having a “smart” water heater or a “dumb” one. Tankless heaters offer on-demand convenience. Because these heaters don’t have a […]