A hot water heater is important because without one you would not be able to use any hot water in the home without first manually heating it. More »

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Gas water heaters burn natural gas to produce heat, and a number of hot gases are released as a byproduct of this process. This exhaust is heated by the combustion, so it's can be quite hot when it leaves the system. More »

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Several locations supply plumbing codes for hot-water heaters. On its website, EZ Tankless provides links to download code books for a large number of U.S. states. Another good resource is a state department of licensing... More »

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To size a water heater for a house, a homeowner needs to know how many people live in the home and the family's hot water usage patterns. Average household usage for a family of four requires a 40-gallon hot water heater... More »

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A water heater can be insulated by fitting it with an insulation blanket or by wrapping it with a hot water cylinder jacket. Fitting a tank with a cylinder jacket or insulation blanket reduces heat loss. Covering the hot... More »

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According to American Water Heaters, the most common problems that cause a water heater to stop producing hot water are a flipped reset switch, a malfunctioning element or thermostat or a loss of power to the hot water h... More »

After removing and draining the old water heater, hooking up new flex pipe segments, connecting to the gas supply (unless the heater is electric) and linking to the water supply complete replacement of a hot water heater... More »

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