Entries by Henry Plumbing

When to Replace a Water Heater

The Basics of Knowing if You Need to Replace Your Water Heater Most water heaters last between 8 and 12 years.  If any of the following is true of your water heater, you probably need to replace it: Water heater is more than 10 years old There are leaks around the base of the tank […]

Do Better Home Toilets Clog Less Often?

If your toilet clogs often, you’re probably wondering if a better toilet might fix the problem.  It might.  Toilets are surprisingly complicated machines.  Like any machine there are better and worse designs. Here is some information to help you make an educated decision about whether a new toilet will solve your problem. How does a […]

When to Replace Your Toilet

If your toilet is overflowing, you don’t necessarily need to replace it. However, if you are considering a new toilet, here are six different reasons that often make home owners decide to invest in a new toilet. Toilet Leaks Toilets can link from the tank (the top unit that you don’t usually look into) or from […]

How Much Hot Water Do You Use?

If you’re thinking of buying a new tankless water heater, you’ll want to know how much hot water your family uses.  Here’s a simple chart to give you an idea of how much hot water your household uses. For the chart below, GPM (gallons per minute) measures the steady flow of hot water that each […]