If you are like the rest of Alaska homeowners, you rarely give time or attention to your water heater until you start experiencing some problems with it. It is not that you must keep flaunting your water heater to other people or keep a photo of it in your purse, but your unit also needs some care and attention. Make sure that you inspect it occasionally to assess it condition. Issues like gas leaks or having a bad wiring can have disastrous effects on you and your home. But the usual problem you’ll face when it comes to these issues is having a preposterous energy bill. Once you begin to notice that your current unit is consuming so much energy, it signifies that you need to look for a tankless water heater. But then, what sets them apart? Here are … read more
The famous line said by Ben Franklin, renowned US Historian, “an ounce of prevention is better than an ounce of cure” is probably related to the checkup of your home plumbing system. The dignified way that Big Ben said that timeless quote indicated that it is possible for you to avoid an emergency plumbing call. You can do it by conducting routine checkups and maintenance work on your pipeline and the various electrical appliances in your house. You can see its resemblance to a doctor’s visit. A lot of people try to put off coming to the doctor out of fear of what they will find out. Plumbing inspections are also like that since you might have sleepless nights once you find out what the technician will discover. But then, it also has its bright side. Finding a potential issue … read more
There are a lot of home emergencies that require your urgent attention. When your heating system goes out or the pipeline in your house burst, they pose big risks and real threats to your home, furnishings, and your very lives. But then, there are those minor concerns that stay in a gray area, just like the repair needed by your hot water tank. It is not a home emergency, but an uncomfortable inconvenience that signals a probable bigger problem for you.
It is a common scenario in your home when you scream at your kids to turn off the faucet or ask them to refrain from flushing the toilet when you take a warm bath. Or else, cool water will splash all over your body. You have several alternatives on how to call for your hot water tank’s repair. Follow … read more