How to Install Water Heaters With a Heating Element?

Answer Electric hot water heaters have heating elements. Their operation is simple. They have an internal tank with an upper and lower heating element in them. The thermostat controls the heating elements... Read More »

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Replaced heating element in electric water heater, still no hot water?

if everything is connected properly - there should be a reset button somewhere by the thermostat. You may have to punch it.I'm sure that you've already flipped the panel switch? I don't mean to sou... Read More »

How to Change a Hot Water Heating Element?

The water heater was invented by Edwin Ruud and has been around for more than 120 years. At one time there were more than 150 manufacturers of water heaters, but that number has been whittled down ... Read More »

How do I test a hot water heating element?

Preparation and SafteyDisconnect the power source to the water heater by switching the breaker at the main panel to the "Off" position. Most residential electric water heaters require 240 volts at ... Read More »

How to Repair a Water Heater Heating Element?

When it comes to providing hot water for their homes, most people have a system based around a hot water tank. The water can be heated by oil, natural gas or electricity. Electrical water heaters w... Read More »