Why We Earthquake Strap San Jose Water Heaters

You have probably all heard about or maybe experienced the 5.1-magnitude earthquake that occurred on Tuesday, October 25, 2022, roughly about 12 miles east of San Jose. Thankfully, no immediate property damage or major injuries were reported at the epicenter. This is mostly because of the City of San Jose’s building regulations, which include making … Read more

Frequently Asked Water Heater Questions In San Jose

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Need To Talk To A Pro? Call 24/7 At 408-279-8899 How To Turn Off Your Leaking Water Heater Follow our emergency shut-off instructions below or watch our video where turning off your San Jose, CA, water heater will be shown to you by one of our professionally trained water heater specialists. 1. TURN OFF THE … Read more


Here are photos of some of our installations. Here are some of our technicians making sure they are up-to-date on the latest Rinnai tankless water heaters. All of our technicians constantly undergo training and re-training to make sure they can handle any job. Lots of fun!

The secret life of a hot water heater

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Here at Water Heaters Only, Inc. San Jose we take our hot water heater business seriously, but when we heard about the funny business going down in Kingston, Pennsylvania … we just had to share this gem! The story goes that in 1984, Pennsylvania resident Tom Lahart asked his friend, who was also a plumber, … Read more

Everything you ever wanted to know about the Taco circulation pump

Taco pumps? Sounds like a food-eating contest victory move. It does create circulation…of your hot water! One of the questions we get a lot here at Water Heaters Only, Inc. concerns hot water wait times. People don’t want to wait forever for their shower to get hot. Not only that, but with the drought here … Read more

Light A Water Heater Pilot

T-stat Pilot Light

If your pilot light on your water heater has gone out, you can try relighting the pilot by following the pilot lighting instructions on the front of your water heater. You can also watch our video to give you an idea of how it works. If you can not light the pilot or the pilot … Read more

Turn Off Leaking Water Heater

How to turn off a leaking water heater

Steve with Water Heaters Only, Inc walks through turning off a leaking water heater. Watch our video or call us 24/7/365 at 408-279-8899 for help with your leaking water heater. We answer our phones 24 hour a day 7 days a week 365 days a year. A Water Heaters Only, Inc expert can assist you … Read more

Turn Off The Gas Supply To The Water Heater

How Do I Turn Off The Gas Supply To The Water Heater?

This question is one we are frequently asked by our customers.

It is a great question and one that every homeowner should be educated in, in case problems arise with their water heater. You might smell gas coming from your water heater,  it might not be performing as usual or the water heater may be leaking and it would be a good idea to know how to turn off the gas supply to the water heater. The gas can be turned off from the outside gas meter, which shuts off all gas to the house or at the water heater itself, which just turns off the gas supply to the water heater. Knowing how to shut off the gas from both places can really come in handy.

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San Jose Review Round Up Jan 2016

Gas Water Heater Install

Watch our latest San Jose review round up to hear our recent customer reviews and see our happy WHO customers with their new water heaters! We love customer feedback and especially love to show off our amazing customers. Having trouble with your water heater? Contact our experts 408-279-8899 24 hours a day, 7 days a … Read more