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Drip Leg (Sediment Trap) for Fuel Piping

A correct drip leg, or sediment trap, installed What are they?  What is the difference between a proper and improper drip leg? A drip leg, or also commonly called a sediment trap, is used on fuel piping to prevent sediment, debris, and moisture from entering a gas appliance or fuel regulator.  Drip legs are ... More

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Water Softener Maintenance Guide: Lifetime Cost

When you opt to purchase a salt-based water softener you aren’t simply going to pay for the unit. Over the average 10-to-15-year life cycle of your salt-based water softener you will also incur three primary expenses: salt bags, routine maintenance, and the additional cost of paying for your water twice (once as it enters your home and once ... More

Response to novel coronavirus (COVID-19)

As stay-at-home orders are released in Wake and surrounding counties, NCWaterHeaters.com and our trade divisions have the following guidelines in place. *We are considered essential personnel during this time and will be able to address your plumbing needs. *NCWaterHeaters.com and Plumbing have additional protective measures in place. ... More

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Tankless Water Heaters And Cold Weather

Will my tankless water heater freeze in the winter?  This is a question that comes up fairly often with customers who are looking a tanked water heater to a tankless water heater as well as those customers whom have already made the switch.    The majority of the most popular tankless water heaters on the market currently do come with a ... More

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How to bridge the gap between tankless and traditional tanked water heaters.

Alternate water heating solutions and tank boosters With the advancements made to modern water heating, we now have many more options than what was traditionally available for replacement water heaters.  Although tankless water heaters continue to become more popular there are often times when a complete conversion to a full blown tankless ... More

Tank Booster

Tank boosters can be added to most standard water heaters.  The installment of a tank booster helps bring a constant, steady temperature of water to all faucets.  More

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5 Water Heater Safety Tips You Should Know

If you’ve ever taken a shower and enjoyed the warmth of the water trickling down your head, only to experience the frigid rush of the water turning cold after a few minutes – you understand that your water heater is an important component of your home! Tank water heaters are household/commercial devices that consist of a cylindrical ... More

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How Flood Stops Can Prevent Water Heater Leaks

The number of times the average Raleigh Durham area resident thinks about their water heater every year can likely be counted on one hand. Water heaters do not require a lot of upkeep, so as long as they are doing their job, and the water stays hot, they are out of sight and out of mind.   Over many years, water heaters begin to ... More

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Can a Water Heater Be Fixed or Repaired

It happened. You got in the shower expecting to be massaged with warm water and instead were greeted by an icy flow. Or maybe you’ve been hearing loud rumblings and noticing the color of your water getting a little rustier. Worst of all, maybe your tank is leaking or has ruptured, and you have a mess on your hands, or even water damage. ... More

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How Often Should I Have My Plumbing Inspected?

Homeowners should make sure their plumbing is inspected frequently. As with many things, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, and preventing major plumbing disasters on your property is well worth it. Even a small leak, over time, can lead to foundation issues, mold and mildew, rotten wood, and other expensive water damage. Avoid ... More