Plumbing

How Do I Replace My Flapper?

Most of us have had to deal with a nagging toilet not holding water and constantly running. Not only is it aggravating listening to it but it hits us in the pockets when our water bill comes in the mail. Fortunately, replacing a flapper is inexpensive and can usually be taken care of without the…

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Is It Time For A New Hot Water Heater?

3 Signs That May Indicate That It’s Time for a New Hot Water Heater 1. Rusty water If you witness rusty, brown water coming from your water heater and it only comes from the hot side piping in your home, this can be a sign that your water heater is rusting away on the inside…

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Why is my water heater so much bigger? | R. A. Styron | Chesapeake plumbing experts

The Change: The Department of Energy is contiunously working to make all appliances as energy efficient as possible, this includes your water heater, as well. Back in 2015 The Department of Energy updated the water heater efficiency standards, almost doubling the efficiency ratings. The updated ratings forced water heater manufacturers to begin producing water heaters…

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