Don’t you hate it when you try to take a hot shower and the water is barely lukewarm? Or maybe your dishes aren’t getting as sparkly clean as you’d like them to be. One easy fix is to check your hot water heater. You might just need to turn it up a bit, or your cold water might be a cry for needed maintenance.
How To Turn Up Your Water Heater
Below we’ll look at where your hot water comes from and what you can do to resolve the cold water blues.
Water Heater Basics
In order to know what could be going wrong with your hot water, it’s important to understand what kind of water heater you have.
There are two basic types of water heaters: gas and electric. Most water heaters in the U.S. are the conventional tank water heaters—tall cylinders that heat water slowly at the bottom of the … Read Full Post »