Phil Luther's Blog Posts Tagged 'Repair' (2)

The Great Water Heater Temperature Setting Debate

Much has been discussed over exactly what is an optimal water heater temperature level setting. Many sources, consisting of ENERGY STAR, offer the energy conserving elements of temperature levels of 120 degrees or lower. And yes, there are cost savings to be had, however realistically for those whose current setting is closer to the standard factory preset temperature of 140 degrees.…

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Added by Phil Luther on February 27, 2014 at 12:00pm — 2 Comments

Water Heater Maintenance in 10 Minutes

I just put together a new infographic on the best two maintenance tasks homeowners can do with their water heaters.  The best part is that they only take about ten minutes or so to perform!  By checking these two things at least once a year will help with getting the full life out of ones water heater, as well as making it as energy efficient as possible.

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10 Minute Water Heater Maintenance

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Added by Phil Luther on February 25, 2014 at 10:54am — No Comments

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