Everything to Know About Water Heater T&P Relief Valve

A water heater temperature and pressure relief valve (T&P valve) is a crucial safety component that helps prevent the buildup of excessive pressure and temperature inside a water heater. Here’s a brief summary of what you should know about a T&P valve: How Does a Temperature and Pressure Relief Valve Work? A T&P valve is … Read more

Leaking Water Heater T&P Relief Valve? Do This

A leaking water heater temperature and pressure relief (T&P) valve can indicate potential safety concerns and should be addressed promptly. Here’s a brief summary of common causes and solutions for a leaking T&P valve: Causes Solutions Troubleshooting and Fixing a Leaking Water Heater Temperature and Pressure Relief Valve A leaking temperature and pressure relief valve … Read more

Water Heater Expansion Tank – Why You Need One

A water heater expansion tank is a small tank with an air bladder installed between the water heater and the cold water pipe shut off valve to absorb excess pressure from the water heater tank. It helps to prolong the life of the water heater, stop hot water pressure fluctuations, prevent/stop a leaking T&P valve, … Read more

Water Heater Leaking From the Bottom? Stop It Now!

A water heater leaking from the bottom is often caused by a hole underneath it, as a result of corrosion by sediments. It could also be caused by high water pressure in the tank, loose pipe connections, a leaking drain valve, or a defective temperature and pressure relief valve. A water heater leaking from a … Read more

Hot Water Recirculating Pumps-Design, Pros, Cons, Alternatives

Hot water recirculating pumps are installed in homes and business premises to prevent water wastage and also eliminate the time you have to wait to get hot water after turning on the hot water faucet. Whenever you need to take a shower or wash your hands with hot water, hot water does not immediately flow … Read more

The Size of Water Heater to Buy – Things to Consider

I often have people ask me “What size of water heater does a family of 4 need”? Or would a 40-gallon water heater be enough for a family of 4/5? To know what size of tank-type water heater you need, calculate your household’s total peak hour hot water demand. Buy a water heater with a … Read more

6 Clear Signs You Need A New water Heater


Usually, a water heater will last for 10 to 15 years. They can however fail before the 10 years mark or live longer than 15 years. So, how do you know if you need a new water heater? These are the signs: In more detail, here are the 5 signs that you need to replace … Read more