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Water Heater Maintenance Video

Water Heater, T&P Valve, Expansion Tank

This video outlines a key component to water heater maintenance that is often overlooked, the expansion tank. http://youtu.be/-LvMenQsRh4 What does the expansion tank do? The expansion tank will allow expanding water (water expands when it heats) a place to go. Do you need one? You need an expansion tank if you are on a water […]

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Listener Questions – The Steven Show

House Questions

The Handyguys receive many questions from our listeners but there is one listener who has sent a plethora of questions all by himself. The Handyguys decided to tackle “Steven’s” questions all at once – rapid fire style. Here are the topics covered in this lightening round. Listen to the podcast for our answers. Woodpeckers making unwanted holes in the […]

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Exploding Water Heaters And Home Networking

Basic components of a water heater, T&P, expansion tank, water supply, gas line

Exploding water heaters and home networking are discussed on this episode of The Handyguys Podcast. Can a hot water heater really explode? The Handyguys address a comment on their website regarding a hot water heater that has expanded and caused the pipes above to leak. Fortunately, there were no explosions. The Handyguys also …

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The Home Owners Instruction Manual

Gas Valve and drain valve

Knobs, switches and valves The Handyguys provide an operations manual for your home. When you buy a new piece of cool electronic gear, you get an owners manual that you can refer to when you need help.  Unfortunately, your house—the biggest purchase you may ever make—doesn’t come with a manual. The Handyguys discuss all the […]

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