When you buy a new water heater: What you need to know

Water heaters are a great idea when you need a new one for your home.They are cheap and very convenient, and can be made in many different styles.However, they can also be expensive and a little more complicated than you might expect.Here we look at the best and worst water heater models available and the …

Why a water heater that’s built in your home is dangerous to your health

Why a new water heater built in a home should be considered dangerous to the health of your health is a question many Canadians have had to answer in the past few months.The new water heaters at a number of Toronto locations are often designed to meet the city’s stringent guidelines for water heat in …

How to turn an ATOM water heater into a smart thermostat

What if your water heater was always on, and you just needed to turn it off and on?Now you can do it with a smart home device that can monitor temperature and save energy.The smart thertopat is a piece of hardware that can be connected to an electricity or gas supply to control a thermostatic …

How to clean a water heater

The EPA estimates that nearly half of America’s water heater installations may have been incorrectly labeled as being “non-polluting,” which means that they are not required to use a mercury or arsenic-free water source.But that doesn’t mean that they don’t have to meet EPA’s standards for water heater performance, and it doesn’t include the potential …