gas water heaters

March 20, 2014

Water Heater Safety Tips to Prevent Fires, Explosion and Other Mishaps

Under normal conditions, hot water heaters are quite benign appliances. However, improper installation, handling or maintenance could have explosive results. Keep your home and your family safe with these tips. Lower the water heater temperature to between 120 and 125 degrees. This safety measure can prevent severe burns in homes with children or elderly residents. It also lowers your water heating bills. Keep paper and other combustible materials away from the water heater. Never store gasoline, paint thinner or cleaning […]
March 11, 2014

5 Water Heater Maintenance Tips to Keep Yours Afloat

Storage tank water heaters are a major household appliance and can be expensive to replace, so it’s a good idea to keep your unit running as long as possible. Here are five water heater maintenance steps that you should take to maximize your water heater’s performance and longevity. Set the Temperature Lower. Not only is having the water temperature set too high inefficient, it’s can also damage your tank. Keep the temperature under 125 degrees. Refer to the owner’s manual and […]