How Long Does a Water Heater Last?

How Long Does a Water Heater Last?

This is a common question and one that can vary depending on just who you ask. Typically, a water heater is going to last for between eight and 12 years. However, different manufacturers might have different expected life services for their machines. Generally,...
How to Light the Pilot Light on Your Hot Water Heater

How to Light the Pilot Light on Your Hot Water Heater

Waking up and finding out that you don’t have any hot water for your shower is one of the most disappointing feelings. Sometimes, the reason you don’t have hot water is that the pilot light on the gas water heater has gone out. If it does go out, though, you will need...
Signs Your Water Heater Is Going Out

Signs Your Water Heater Is Going Out

Are you worried about your water heater going out on you? Most people don’t worry about their water heater until they have a problem, but a lot of times, people miss the signs that the unit is in trouble. Below, we’ll be looking at some of the most common signs, so...
Can You Repair a Water Heater?

Can You Repair a Water Heater?

One morning, you wake up and head into the shower to get ready to start the day. You turn on the water and wait for it to get warm, but it never does. Before long, you realize that the problem is the water heater. It’s not working, and this is seriously bad news. You...
Preparing for a Harsh Winter

Preparing for a Harsh Winter

The winters of Chicago are known for being bitterly cold, and you need to be sure your home is prepared for the worst. This is particularly true with your plumbing and your water heater. The last thing you need is to find out that you have a burst pipe, frozen pipes,...
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