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5 Signs Your Water Heater Needs Replaced

5 Signs Your Water Heater Needs Replaced

As a homeowner, it is important to be aware of large appliances and mechanisms that allow your household to run smoothly. Knowing how your water heater should properly function and the life expectancy of the water heater can alleviate headaches and surprises when it needs to be replaced.

Typically, water heaters last for about eight to ten years. As this is an estimate, there are cases in which the water heater will give up sooner or last longer, but most homeowners should be aware that their water heaters will need to be replaced around the decade marker. In fact, gas water heaters tend to last closer to six to eight years, so it is important to know what type of water heater your home has and how old it is.

Rust is NOT your friend!

The biggest concern when it comes to knowing when to replace your water heater is the presence of rust. If you find rust coming out of the water tank and into your hot water or around the tank on the outside, there is no question, your water...

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What Should You do During a Plumbing Emergency?

What Should You do During a Plumbing Emergency?

We have all been there. The toilet gets clogged. The water isn't coming out due to a blockage. Or the very worst situation - a pipe bursts and you suddenly have water everywhere. Being aware of what to look for and how to quickly make your situation better is key to a speedy plumbing solution!

The Top 4 Most Common Plumbing Emergencies

There are several plumbing emergencies that are among the most relevant for homeowners and business owners alike. The following are four of the top plumbing issues and how you can take action. These issues all require rapid response and a plumber should be contacted immediately.

  1. A pipe burst. When this happens, damage can occur quickly to your home or business. Not only does water damage the structure itself, but can cause significant monetary damage to furniture, goods, or products. If a main pipe burst can even lead to damage to neighboring residences or commercial properties.
  2. An overflowing toilet. This can be a nightmare,...
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