Water Heater

how to tell if your furnace is gas or electric

Note: This post may contain affiliate links. This means that at no cost to you, we may receive a small commission for made purchases. How would you know whether your home has forced air heating? If you don’t know, then you might want to read this article. Forced air heating is a type of heat

increase pool stabilizer

Note: This post may contain affiliate links. This means that at no cost to you, we may receive a small commission for made purchases. A lot goes into keeping a swimming pool fresh and clean. Literally! Different chemicals are added to the water to help it remain clean and safe to use. If we were

best pool testing kit

Note: This post may contain affiliate links. This means that at no cost to you, we may receive a small commission for made purchases. Owning a pool is fantastic, especially in the summer when we can host fun pool parties. However, whether we like it or not, we have to test the pool’s water regularly. 

garden pond spitter

Note: This post may contain affiliate links. This means that at no cost to you, we may receive a small commission for made purchases. Any garden looks better with a nice pond nestled in the corner. Ponds are great because they take up space on your lawn, meaning you won’t have as much to mow

how to drain pond

Note: This post may contain affiliate links. This means that at no cost to you, we may receive a small commission for made purchases. Sometimes there are just those kinds of jobs that you’ll push back, again and again. The big ones, the fiddly ones, the ones that honestly just seem like too much hassle.

how to install whole house water filter

Note: This post may contain affiliate links. This means that at no cost to you, we may receive a small commission for made purchases. If you have a home supplied with hard water, the installation of a whole house water filter is a good idea for several reasons. For starters, a whole house water filter

what should pool pressure gauge read

Note: This post may contain affiliate links. This means that at no cost to you, we may receive a small commission for made purchases. If you’re anything like us, your pool is your pride and joy. To keep it in tip-top condition, you’ll need to roll up your sleeves and get to work on various

how to vent portable air conditioner without window

Note: This post may contain affiliate links. This means that at no cost to you, we may receive a small commission for made purchases. How often have you tried to cool off during summer only to realize that you don’t have a window or a door to open? If you live in a hot country

how to get rid of foam in pool

Note: This post may contain affiliate links. This means that at no cost to you, we may receive a small commission for made purchases. Pool foam is a common problem for pool owners. It can cause serious damage to the pool equipment and even affect the health of the pool owner. What exactly is pool

no cold water coming out of faucet

Note: This post may contain affiliate links. This means that at no cost to you, we may receive a small commission for made purchases. If you’re wondering why cold water won’t come out of your faucets, chances are it’s something simple and can be fixed with a few inexpensive parts. However, suppose the problem is

average phoenix water bill

Note: This post may contain affiliate links. This means that at no cost to you, we may receive a small commission for made purchases. In today’s climate, no one wants to spend more on their bills  than they need to. However, it can be difficult working out how much you should be spending on your

water wheel for ponds

Note: This post may contain affiliate links. This means that at no cost to you, we may receive a small commission for made purchases. Back in the day, you would find water wheels being used as a source of power generation. We no longer need to rely on this and instead use water wheels as

installing a preformed pond

Note: This post may contain affiliate links. This means that at no cost to you, we may receive a small commission for made purchases. Whilst the digging and shaping of a pond can be arduous and time consuming work, preformed ponds are designed to make the job simpler.  With their hard, molded plastic design, the

diy backyard stream

Let’s paint a little picture. You’re sitting in your backyard on a beautiful summer day, the sun is shining down on you and the birds are chirping. There’s only one thing missing. The sweet sound of running water. So that’s it, it’s decided. You want to build a stream in your backyard. You run inside

connect honeywell wifi thermostat to network

Note: This post may contain affiliate links. This means that at no cost to you, we may receive a small commission for made purchases. So many people love having a Honeywell Thermostat in their home, given that they are convenient and easy to use! Many of these thermostats have a built-in Wi-Fi feature, which makes

old water heater pick up

Note: This post may contain affiliate links. This means that at no cost to you, we may receive a small commission for made purchases. For as long as I can remember, you would have disposed of your home’s old water heater at a junkyard. Our current understanding of environmental concerns makes water heater recycling a much

window unit vs central air cost

Note: This post may contain affiliate links. This means that at no cost to you, we may receive a small commission for made purchases. Air conditioners come in many different sizes and styles. Some are more expensive than others, but there are also many other things to consider when choosing an AC unit. We’ll go

tub caulk alternative

Note: This post may contain affiliate links. This means that at no cost to you, we may receive a small commission for made purchases. When filling the space around a bathtub, most people use caulk to fill the gap. But there’s alternatives that can be much better than caulk that might suit your situation better.

tankless water heater without electricity

Note: This post may contain affiliate links. This means that at no cost to you, we may receive a small commission for made purchases. Tankless water heaters are becoming more common because they are less expensive to install and operate. They also provide better performance and efficiency compared to conventional models. A tankless water heater

what is domestic hot water

In many homes across the globe, water heating can consume about 10-30% of all the energy being used in the home. Although this will often depend on the number of inhabitants, the lifestyle these inhabitants lead, and the house type. Note: This post may contain affiliate links. This means that at no cost to you

hydronic water heaters

Note: This post may contain affiliate links. This means that at no cost to you, we may receive a small commission for made purchases. A hydronic heating system uses water as a medium to transfer heat. It heats the liquid inside its system, then distributes the heated liquid through pipes. You can install heating systems

twist lock plug wiring

Note: This post may contain affiliate links. This means that at no cost to you, we may receive a small commission for made purchases. You might be scratching your head wondering what the heck is a twist lock plug? Well, it’s basically a way of making sure that you can’t accidentally unscrew or pull out

hot water heater boosters

Most home workers must be surprised to learn that a quick shower of about ten or more gallons of hot water from the standard hot water tank can consume so much water. Note: This post may contain affiliate links. This means that at no cost to you, we may receive a small commission for made

how to hook up vacuum to intex pool

Note: This post may contain affiliate links. This means that at no cost to you, we may receive a small commission for made purchases. A pool vacuum is a great addition to your pool accessories. If you don’t have one already I would certainly recommend one! Basically, they can suck up all those pesky bits

main lug panel installation

Note: This post may contain affiliate links. This means that at no cost to you, we may receive a small commission for made purchases. Many of us will take the electrics in our house completely for granted. Basically all the appliances and plug sockets in our homes will connect back to a main panel where

how to remove mold

According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), water-damaged areas need to be dried within 24 to 48 hours to prevent the growth of mold. Suffice to say, this doesn’t always happen since these areas are often hidden. Note: This post may contain affiliate links. This means that at no cost to you, we may receive

how long should you have a humidifier on

Note: This post may contain affiliate links. This means that at no cost to you, we may receive a small commission for made purchases. So, you’ve bitten the bullet and decided to invest in a humidifier. If you live in a particular dry region, humidifiers are worth their weight in gold. They help add moisture

how to make water heater last longer

Note: This post may contain affiliate links. This means that at no cost to you, we may receive a small commission for made purchases. Performing a few maintenance tasks a couple of times a year can drastically extend the life and improve the efficiency of your water heater. Below are some tips for keeping your

how big is a plunge pool

Note: This post may contain affiliate links. This means that at no cost to you, we may receive a small commission for made purchases. Pools vary pretty massively in terms of size, shape, cost, and number of features. Many households across the US have their own swimming pools in their backyards, each of which is

best plumbing snake

Note: This post may contain affiliate links. This means that at no cost to you, we may receive a small commission for made purchases. The plumbing snake is one of them, and although it’s usually the last resort after a sink or toilet plunger has been tried and failed, it delivers good results. Provided you