How to clean your home’s water heater

The average American household uses about 1,000 gallons of water a year to heat their home, and that number is expected to increase in the coming years, according to the Water Quality Association.The group estimates that if the number of Americans who can heat their homes increases, that could mean a cost of $1 billion …

Watch for water heater to explode at home, store

A man was hospitalized in serious condition after a water heater in a home in the city of Sebring exploded Tuesday evening, authorities said.A septic tank at a home on E. Main Street in Sebring, Fla., exploded Tuesday afternoon.(Photo: Tampa Bay Times via AP)Sebring Fire Department spokesman Tom Mascaro said the man, who had no …