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What’s Important When Buying a Water Heater

buying a hot water heater can get complicated

There’s nothing like a good hot shower to begin or end your day. For as much as you enjoy a hot shower, how often do you think about your hot water heater? Only when you run out of hot water right?

You’d think buying a hot water heater would be easy, but today’s hot water heaters have a multitude of fuel sources, features and form factors, so, buying a hot water heater can get really complicated.

When should you buy a new hot water heater? Hopefully you know how old your hot water heater is and can plan ahead for the expense... 

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Homeowner Tips for Saving Water

fix water leaks right away to save water & problems with mold and wood rot

There are billions of people living under severe water stress conditions, meaning they have difficulty getting enough fresh water for drinking, bathing and growing food. For those of us living in the US with easy access to fresh water unless there’s a drought, we don’t realize some of our communities are focusing on how to protect and expand local water supplies.

The reality is less than 1% of the water on Earth can be used by people! That’s why there’s a new WaterSense program similar to EnergyStar, to help us use our water wisely and not waste it.

When looking at water use... 

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Water Leaks Can Cost You Money

Water leaks average 10,000 gallons per home, every year! That means we’re wasting enough water to fill a swimming pool each year and that’s not good, especially when we’re spending money and getting nothing or an unwanted headache down the road?

That’s why it’s important to find and fix water leaks, sooner rather than years after problems start. You shouldn’t ignore a puddle on the floor or wet things in the kitchen cabinet under the sink  and yes, it happens to everyone at some point in your life as a homeowner (renters too).

It might feel like we have an unlimited supply of water... 

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