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Water heater in a condo – the benefits of renting
When you live in a condo, having a fully functional water heater is incredibly important. That’s because water leaks could cause major damage to other units and other floors.
Don’t forget about your hot water tank!
There are several tank manufacturers but there are also several types of devices. The most common is undoubtedly the electrically- powered tank.
Water heaters: tips for making the quote process as simple and efficient as possible
If you’re a condo association manager and are planning to repair or replace your building’s water heaters, making an informed decision can be tricky.
Understanding the water heater: choosing the right product for ultimate comfort
As a co-owner or a professional dealing with coowners, you need to rely on the professionalism and outstanding service of your partners while ensuring peace of mind for residents. HydroSolution can help with its selection of high-end products with advanced components. Discover six reasons why HydroSolution water heaters are efficient and secure. The 6 main […]
5 questions that can help you assess the reliability of your water heater
Interview with an expert It can be tricky to find out how reliable your water heater is and how to extend its lifespan. To help us learn more about this issue, we talked with water heater expert André Massé, Senior Products Manager at Giant. First, tell us more about Giant. Giant is a family-owned business […]
How to find out if an element in your water heater needs to be replaced
How to find out if an element in your water heater needs to be replaced You’re taking a shower and suddenly you get a stream of ice-cold water in your face. You’ll obviously want to take care of this problem as quickly as possible. It’s easy to find out if the culprit is a burned-out […]
How does a water heater work?
A water heater has now become an indispensable appliance in our everyday lives. Without a hot water tank, our morning showers would be a bit more… invigorating.
How to maintain your water heater
You probably don’t spend too much time thinking about your electric water heater. That being said, it’s important to make sure it remains in good working condition.
Electric vs gas water heaters
When it comes to water heaters, you’ve got two options: an electric water heater or a gas water heater.
The sacrificial anode: what is it and when should you replace it?
The sacrificial anode is an essential component of your water heater. It’s a long metal rod, made of magnesium or aluminum, which extends through the tank’s interior.
Water hardness + water heater: what you need to know
Hard, soft or balanced: did you know that the type of water you have in your home can affect the lifespan of your water heater? Learn how to protect it and enjoy better water quality for all your household needs!
What is the best temperature for your water heater?
According to the Quebec Construction Code, the water in your tank should be maintained at 60 degrees Celsius (140 degrees Fahrenheit). Yet each year, many people suffer burns because of this recommendation.
Choosing your water heater
The water heater is the second biggest expense on your electricity bill, right after your home heating costs. That’s why it’s so important to make an informed choice.
Is it time to replace your water heater?
You’re applying for a new home insurance policy and the insurer has informed you that the age of your water heater is a problem. Since it’s more than 10 or 12 years old, the insurer refuses to cover your appliance.
How to reduce your water consumption
Despite myriad awareness campaigns and better water usage habits, Canadians still use a huge amount of water on average.
Water heater installation issues
Although we take hot water for granted nowadays, did you know that there are nearly 50 technical points that need to comply with building, plumbing and electrical codes to ensure a proper installation?
Bacteria growth in a water heater
First, it’s important to understand that bacteria are living organisms that can be found in every kind of environment. There are 12 types of bacteria.
Flushing your water heater: everything you need to know and more
With good maintenance, you could expect your water heater to last about 10 years. But how exactly do you maintain your water heater?
Maintaining your water heater
Answers to frequently asked questions.
Protection against water hammer
Water hammer, or hydraulic shock, is a rapid rise in pressure that occurs when there is a sudden change in fluid velocity after the sudden opening or closing of a faucet or a sudden pump start-up or stoppage.
Protection against thermal expansion
What is the purpose of a safety valve on a water heater?
The advantages of an electric water heater
A problem-free, no-maintenance residential water heater. An electric water heater is so simple that it’s now the most common type of water heater in Canada.