One of the most important things to remember when replacing a water heater is to keep debris out of the line. If you fail to do so you may experience a leak in the shower or other faucets to your home. Debris in the plumbing system can cause several problems and can even take a few days to spot. Continue reading
If you are experiencing low water pressure after changing out your water heater there are a couple of things that you should look for. The first thing to check is the shut off valve that should be located on the inlet side of your water heater. Continue reading
When installing a water heater you should run copper for the first 18″ on both the hot and cold line. After you have ran copper off the water heater you can transition over to pex. For some water heaters, water lines should include a dielectric union, this is due to the joining of dissimilar metals. Another important step when installing a water heater is to include a shut off valve on the cold water supply.