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Water Heater Temperature : What’s the Best Temperature for My Water Heater?

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When adjusting my hot Water Heater Temperature, what temperature should I set it to? Is the answer different if you have: concerns about diseases, a dishwasher, young children or elderly that can be easily burned, electric vs. gas heat, type of plumbing (e.g. PEX or Copper)? Also, is there a preferred technique to check the…


Water Heater Installation Tips | How Water Heaters Work

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Water Heater Installation tips For Water Heater Installation tips call on the pros at Black Mountain Plumbing Inc.  Water heaters are a familiar appliance in most everyone’s home but few people really understand how they work.  Here is a great series of articles from HowStuffWorks.com that really do a great job of explain what you…


Water Heater Maintenance Tips – Black Mountain Plumbing

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San Diego Water Heater Maintenance Tips This is a great time of year to take a look at your water heater and make sure it is going to get you through the winter with no problems.  Here are some water heater maintenance tips to help you. Many property owners do not know exactly how crucial…


How to Shut Off the Water Heater in a Water Heater Emergency

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Be Prepared for Almost Any Water Heater Emergency One of the most frequent questions we receive from customers at Black Mountain Plumbing is “Exactly how do I shut off my water heater?” This is something EVERY SINGLE homeowner ought to know how to carry out in case of a water heater emergency. If your hot…


DIY Tips For Water Heater Maintenance San Diego CA

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Water Heater Maintenance The Water Heater Maintenance is something most of us take for granted, until it suddenly stops working. As cold water imposes reality, we desperately dial a plumber or rush off to get a new water heater. All this might be avoided with some regular preventive maintenance. Water heater maintenance is easy to…


Noritz Tankless Water Heaters Are Our Top Pick

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High Efficiency Noritz Tankless Water Heaters Noritz  tankless water heaters combine the high efficiency of condensing technology with the comfort and savings of hot-water recirculation. A circulating pump inside the water heater keeps hot water close to the outlet, minimizing the wait and, therefore, the waste of unused potable water down the drain. Saving water, in…


Buying Water Heaters – How to Choose the Right One

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A Guide for Buying Water Heaters Before you shell out hundreds of dollars for a storage-tank heater or thousands of dollars for a tankless or solar water heater, see whether your old water heater can be fixed. A corroded storage-tank model is history. But a leaky drain or pressure-relief valve or a burned-out heating element…


Water Heater Repair : Sediment and Foul-Smelling Water

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Sediment and foul odors in your hot water may be a sign of problems with the water heater. Fortunately, there are relatively simple solutions to many water heater repair problems. Water Heater Repair to Remove Sediment Flush the water-heater tank at least once a year to remove sediment buildup, help lengthen the life of your…


Water Heater Basics – San Diego Plumbers

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Factors to consider in choosing a water heater Fuel – Gas or electric Water Storage – Tank or tankless Function – Whole house or Point of Use Water Heater Fuel Types Most water heaters are fueled by gas or electricity. Refer to the table below to compare the differences between the two. Gas Requires a…


Water Heater Wasting Energy?

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Is your water heater wasting energy?  Did you know that water heaters are the third largest energy expense in your home, next to air conditioners and central heating systems. What sets water heating apart is the fact that it’s a constant expense all year round, accounting for up to 25% of your monthly utility bill.…