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Should I Install a Mixing Valve in My Water Heating System?

Find out why should you install a mixing valve in your water heating system. How does it work and where to use it? Step by step instructions on how to do it. DIY installation tips.

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Why Hydronic Floor Heating is the Best Solution for Your Home

6 reasons why hydronic floor heating is the right choice for your home. What is radiant heating? Pros and cons. DIY installation and zoning tips. Common problems and solutions.

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Can a Water Heater Explode | Warning Signs and Prevention Tips

Can your water heater explode? Yes, it can. Find out what causes a water heater to burst, about warning signs, and how to prevent explosion.

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home owner

Replaced a Rheem with a Bradford White. What a difference! I may go to the junkyard and dig up the old Rheem to replace this POS B/W. Four of us could

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Benefits of Heat Pumps for Swimming Pools | What to Look For

Buying a heat pump for a swimming pool? See what are the benefits and important things to consider, including sizing tips and top manufacturers.

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How to Hook Up a Tank-Type Water Heater – DIY Tips

DIY tips on how to hook up a new water heater and attach to water, gas, and electrical supply. Discover how properly installed water heater makes the difference in energy efficiency, energy loss ...

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Water boilers and warmers – Buying Guide and Top Sellers

Benefits of owning a quality water boiler and warmer. Advantages and disadvantages of the water warmers. Who is it for? Important features to look out for. Recommended models for fast and efficient water heating

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Plumbing Pipes Are Leaking – Repair Tips

How to repair plumbing pipes that are leaking. Symptoms and causes of the leaky pipes, how to find the source, repairing PEX, copper and other types of pipes.

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Heat Pump Water Heaters (Hybrids) vs. Electric Water Heaters

Heat pumps vs. electric water heaters - which one is better? Compare features, see the benefits, and check out advantages and disadvantages.

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Solar Water Heater Problems and Repair Guide (5 most common issues)

Explore 5 most common solar water heater problems and the best ways to fix them. Solar water heaters are an important but expensive component that should be maintained and serviced properly to prevent potential problems.

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Condensing Water Heaters for Efficient Water Heating

Are you thinking about buying a water heater? Consider condensing. Maybe you’ve heard that tankless condensing heaters are the best option for you, but how do you know for sure?

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Is It Time to Buy a Tankless Water Heater (and which one to select)

Is it time to buy a tankless water heater and replace an old, low efficient or leaky water heater and save.

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Eemax Tankless Electric Water Heaters Review and Buying Tips

See how Eemax water heaters can efficiently provide hot water on demand and in continuous supply using tankless technology, while saving on energy, time and space.

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Hate it so far - Noritz Tank-less is not worth it

I have to be blunt but I regret the day that my plumber put this unit in. I've had to replace the mainboard because it was out of rev, I had to replace

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Lukewarm water and air in the hot water lines.

My 50-gallon electric hot water tank is behaving like I have a failed lower element - lukewarm water versus hot. I have not tested for continuity and grounding

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Objective or Subjective review of NP 240(A) Navien tankless hot water tank?

I don't want to be negative about my NP Navien 240(A) tankless water heater from the beginning so I will let you be the judge if I can be negative or not...

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Don't waste your money

We have had the Giant, tankless hot water tank for 5 years. It has been a nightmare from the beginning, the tank stopped working, there was an airlock

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Hot water to the sink, but not to the shower, same bathroom!

We have a bathroom about 70 feet away from my Takagi tankless heater. When we turn on the shower, we run it for over 5 minutes, the heater does not turn

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Temperature cycling up and down

We have a Takagi T-K2 that's been in use for about 7 years. Recently the temperature started fluctuating up and down and has been getting continuously

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Hot water takes long to reach

I have a Rinnai Tankless gas water heater. I never had a problem with water taking too long to reach. It usually took me 2 minutes in the morning for

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Brown water in hot water supply

We have brown water in our hot water system. This only happens first thing in the morning for a few seconds then seems to be fine. Our hot water tank is

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LP gas water heater pilot would not light.

Had some new LP gas line and tank installed, after all leak checks were good, fire up the water heater. Got hot water and the next morning still working

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Dave residential navien user

I have been a Navien tankless hot water heater guinea pig for 10 years, during which time I have spent thousands of dollars to repair and maintain these

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State - worthless

I purchased a State Water Heater approximately 6 years ago. I have had nothing but problems with the water since it was installed. From day one the water

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Bosch 2400E

My Bosch 2400E NG is 10 years old and all of a sudden it had a pinpoint leak in the heat exchanger. I live in the south so it has never frozen. The leak

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