What Is a Thermocouple in My Hot Water Tank?

Answer A hot water tank requires a combustible fuel source in order to keep its water heated. However, fuel can be a dangerous substance when safety measures are not employed to ensure the proper functio... Read More »

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How do you tell if your water tank is water logged and what are the symptoms of the water well pump if this occurs?

Answer if your water tank is water logged the pump will kick on almost immediatly when the water tap is opened, and will kick off shortly after it is closed.Water cannot be compressed. The air in... Read More »

Question about how to clean out my hot water tank. My hot water is always cloudy, but not the cold?

"Cloudy" could simply mean air bubbles. Fill a glass and let it sit. If it's air, it will clear in minutes. Air bubbles, in the past, weren't harmful

Does the water in the loft water tank reach the drinking taps or is it only for heating?

That water is used in the cold taps in your bathroom and for the heated water you use. Don't drink from these taps.

Hot water heating, in-line: We have our well water pressure tank in the back room. PVC pipes run under floor.?

I am guessing you are somewhere in the southwestern US - although quite a few other places have both snakes and scorpions. If you have access to propane the most efficient water heater you can get ... Read More »