Have a Water Heater Leak? Here’s What You Should Do

Every year in the Tampa Bay region water heater leaks cause hundreds of thousands of dollars in property damage. A small water heater leak can quickly become a massive problem. Damage to your floors, sub-flooring and walls can occur with even minor leaking water heater. Damp, wet areas are the ideal environment for mold and mildew. The spores can grow within days, and an accumulation can cause further damage and lead to a host of health issues. Furthermore, water heater leaks only get worse over time. Eventually, leaking can cause the water heater to completely fail, flooding your entire h...
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The temperature you set your water heater is important

The water heater in most Tampa homes is around 18% to 20% of the total energy bill. If you set it too high, you’re going to pay a lot more each month on your monthly energy bill. But if you set the temperature too low, it’s possible that you are going to have water that isn’t hot enough. A water heater set too low is not only uncomfortable, but it might cause bacteria to grow in the tank in the tank. This sets up the goldilocks effect. You should never set your water heater below 120 degrees fahrenheit, because diseases & bacteria often develop when there’s stagnant water in your water hea...
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