Posts by Phil Luther

How Thermocouples Work on Ones Water Heater

Posted by on Dec 9, 2013 in Water Heater Repair San Francisco | 0 comments

Okay, not to get too technical with you today, but we want to share some information on a water heater’s thermocouple. The Family Handyman correctly concluded that “when thermocouples wear out, the pilot light goes out, the burner won’t light, and you don’t get any hot water.” Conventional style Likewise called universal water heater thermocouple. It screws into below the gas valve and a probe on the other end slides into a holding bracket near the pilot light. It appears like a piece of copper wire. Universal thermocouples are available in lengths from 15 to 36...

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San Francisco Water Heater Safety Precautions

Posted by on Dec 4, 2013 in Plumbing Contractors San Francisco, Water Heater Repair San Francisco | 0 comments

Properly keeping ones water heater is important not simply so it works to its complete capacity and can conserve some energy money, but for security issues too. Yes, it can explode – it does not take place too often for property owners, however clearly this is something that we don’t wish to have occur to you! Vents Venting can be sort of technical however we will go over the basics right here. The vent must be the same diameter as the draft diverter of the water heater tank. It is supposed to increase and out (for atmospherically vented heaters). Not other directs like up, down,...

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