All posts tagged "heater"
Tip of the Day: Portable Electric Heaters
Here is one quick, money-saving tip that will help you fix up and improve your home. All from the award-winning On The House Tip of the Day. https://onthehouse.com/tip_audio/2017/2017-01-19.mp3
- Posted January 19, 2017
Plumbing: Water Heater Maintenance
If you’re like most people, chances are good that you don’t appreciate the convenience of hot water at the tap until there is none. This can be especially true when in the middle of a nice hot...
- Posted March 9, 2016
How To Clean Your Water Heater
In this hour, the Carey Brothers give tips on cleaning your water heater. Also, they discuss the grilling do’s and don’ts for Labor Day.
- Posted August 29, 2015
Maintaining Your Water Heater
Hot running water. It’s a luxury that, as Americans, we have grown to enjoy and expect. Unfortunately, we frequently take it for granted – until, of course, the tap ceases to deliver any. If your tired of...
- Posted July 6, 2015
A Cost Effective Heating Alternative, 8 Steps to Install Your Gas-Fired Heater
This is the time of year when home improvement and hardware stores begin to advertise the season’s super-duper deals on the newest and most modern, thermostatically controlled, ultra energy-efficient, electric baseboard heaters. There are two common types:...
- Posted October 6, 2014
Balance Your Central Heating
Fall means putting away white clothes and firing up the furnace to warm up chilly nights. This year, take a few minutes early in the season to fine-tune your system for maximum efficiency, minimum energy consumption and...
- Posted September 22, 2014
Flush Your Water Heater
If your water heater sounds a bit like the snap, crackle and pop of a breakfast cereal, chances are it has sediment buildup at the bottom of the tank. In addition to the nasty noise, sediment causes...
- Posted June 9, 2014
Reduce the Cost of Water Heating
With cold winter months ahead, the cost of heating water will rise significantly. You can combat the problem by insulating your hot-water lines and by adding a blanket to your water heater. The cost is definitely worth...
- Posted May 24, 2014
Drain Your Water Heater Before it Drains You
The No. 1 cause of water-heater failure is sediment buildup in the tank. Sometimes it makes a sizzling, crackling noise when the heating element fires up as it works harder to heat the water. This wastes energy...
- Posted March 25, 2014
A Hot Solution for Instant Hot Drinks
Let’s face it — when you’re wet and cold or feeling kind of sick or very tired, nothing beats a steaming-hot cup of whatever. But who wants to wait for water to boil to brew their favorite...
- Posted February 15, 2014