Water heaters have concealed computer brains that are programmed to make them stop working after the warranty runs out and on a Saturday night at 11 PM. OK, not really, but it seems that way sometimes!
When your water heater quits it's good to know how to Troubleshoot a Tank Type Water Heater. Learn how to diagnose many common problems.
Whether you have a gas or electric water heater, this tutorial will help you evaluate and repair everything from your gas burner / pilot light to your anode rod.
What's an anode rod? Well in the tutorial Anatomy of a Gas Water Heater I'll graphically show you all the various components of the water heater including our friend the Anode Rod, who "sacrifices" himself for you every day!