Learning To Love Plumbing

Electric Water Heater: Signs Of Bad Heating Elements & A Few Simple Repairs

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An electric water heater does not use a burner to heat your water like gas water heaters. Electric water heaters use heating elements, which are thin metal shafts that heat your water. Sadly, heating elements can burn out, even though these shafts should last for years. The following guide should help you fix the problem and teach you a few symptoms related to bad heating elements. Signs Of Bad Heating Elements…

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3 Signs Your Home Water Softening System Is In Need Of Professional Attention

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Having a hard water problem in your home is anything but a simple issue. From causing excess sediment in your water-related appliances, to leaving your skin with a sticky residue, too much calcium, magnesium, and other minerals are a major nuisance. A water softening system is the most logical solution for hard water, and in most cases, a good unit will work well without problems for a long time. However, occasionally problems will come up that will require professional attention.…

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What Should You Do If Your Toilet Won't Stop Running?

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If your recent water bill has been unusually high, or you hear water running after your toilet is filled, your toilet might be running and you may just need to perform a few simple toilet repairs to remedy the problem. Each component that is involved in filling your toilet tank may be the culprit. These include: The flapper The flapper is a rounded flat rubber piece that covers the toilet tank’s center drain.…

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