Archives for Water Heaters

How To Light The Pilot Light on Your Hot Water Heater

Whether you have a manual or automatic hot water heater, here are tips on how to light the pilot light on your hot water heater. Is Your Water Heater Manual or Automatic? The first thing you need to do is to identify if your hot water heater is manual or if it’s automatic. For this, look at the box sticking out on the side and see if there is a very small “Ignition” button next to the larger “Pilot/On/Off” button/dial. If there is a small “Ignition” button, then it’s automatic. If there isn’t, it’s manual. If you have trouble locating
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Reasons Your Hot Water Heater Runs Out of Hot Water in the Winter

Homeowners commonly experience a drop in hot water production from their hot water heaters in the winter. If hot water loss troubles you every time the temperature drops, then one of the following reasons might be why your water heater runs out of hot water in the winter. Cold Basement Location Homes with basements typically place hot water heaters down there. A cold basement environment means that the hot water heater will lose heat more easily than during warm weather. If a cold basement appears to be the issue, then you should check to see if the basement windows are
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