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New Water Heater In New Home Not Heating – What To Check?

My new water heater does not heat water. I just moved into a new home. The electric water heater was turned off at the circuit breaker panel. I turned it back on. I have given the water heater 3 hours to heat water. After 3 hours there is no warm or hot water coming out …

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How To Drain A Water Heater?

Question: What is the best way to drain a water heater? My water heater has never been drained. I have a 50 gallon electric water heater that is 5 years old. I would like to flush it out for preventative maintenance purposes. I have heard that draining it will make it last a little longer. …

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How To Change The Temperature On Your Electric Water Heater

If you are running out of hot water when taking a shower, you may want to turn the temperature on your electric water heater up. Increasing the temperature on your water heater will increase your electric bill but only in the slightest. For each 10° degrees you go up (meaning hotter), your electricity usage may …

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What Temperature Should My Water Heater Be Set At?

Whether you have a gas or electric water heater, the default temperature set from the factory will be between 120ºF to 140ºF. It is estimated that the average water heater temperature is set to 130ºF in the United States. 130ºF IS THE BEST TEMPERATURE TO SET YOUR WATER HEATER as it will reduce the risk …

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