Why You Need Water Heater Maintenance

Monday, September 26th, 2016

Water heaters are one of the hardest working appliances in the average home. They deal with almost constant strain, day in and day out, every day of the year. So in order to deal with that level of wear and tear, water heaters are built to last. If you really want your water heater to last as long as possible, though, you’re going to need to make sure that it gets professional maintenance at least once a year. Read on to find out more about the benefits of water heater maintenance.

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Consider Installing a Tankless Water Heater This Fall

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016

No matter how well you take care of your water heater, there will come a time when you need to replace it. Before you go ahead and install a typical tank water heater, though, you should take a look at the other options available on the market. Let’s take a look at tankless water heaters, how they work, and some of the advantages they can offer you.

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Why Your Water Heater Output Is Low

Monday, August 22nd, 2016

A water heater is only as good as the amount of hot water it can supply on demand. If the system can’t supply hot water, there really isn’t a point to it, is there? So when your water heater’s output is dropping it’s a pretty big issue. There are a number of different reasons why this might be happening. Let’s take a look at some of those reasons below.

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3 Reasons to Get Rid of That Old Water Heater

Monday, June 27th, 2016

Hot water is one of the essentials of modern life. Without it, you take away hot showers, automatic dish washing, and clothes washing. Your entire hot water supply relies upon a single piece of equipment in the home, and because of this, you’ll want to keep your water heater in great working condition.

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Which Water Heater Type Would Work Best for Me?

Monday, June 13th, 2016

A couple of decades ago, there was really only one option when it came to installing a new water heater. Tank water heaters are by far the oldest water heater type on the market, and remain the most popular despite the arrival of new water heater types. However, that doesn’t make them the best option for everybody. If you’re looking for a new water heater, you should take a look at all of the options on the market. Let’s look at the pros and cons of tank vs. tankless water heaters.

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Calcium Deposits, nd What They Indicate

Monday, May 23rd, 2016

Have you ever noticed a white, chalky substance building up around your faucets or your bathtub? If so, you may have a problem. Those are called calcium deposits, and they’re a bigger issue than simply being unsightly. Calcium deposits indicate that you have hard water in your home, which will need to be dealt with as quickly as possible. Let’s take a look at where calcium deposits come from, and what they mean.

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The Dip Tube, And How It Affects Water Temperature

Monday, May 9th, 2016

Have you ever turned on a hot water tap and had spurts of cold water interspersed with it? Do you have a tank water heater? If so, you may have a problem with your dip tube. The dip tube is a simple part of your water heater, but one that it cannot properly operate without. Let’s take a look at what the dip tube is, and how problems with it can affect your water heater.

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Signs That Your Water Heater Needs to be Replaced

Monday, February 1st, 2016

Water heaters can last quite a while, with proper care and maintenance. They’re designed to cope with the stress of almost constant operation, keeping a large supply of hot water ready at all times in case it is needed. Despite this endurance, however, there will eventually come a point when your water heater just can’t cope with the demand anymore. Read on for some of the signs that you need a new water heater.

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Why You Should Have Your Water Heater Anode Rod Checked Annually

Monday, January 25th, 2016

Have you ever wondered why your water heater doesn’t rust out and rupture within a couple of years of installation? With the amount of water that the system is exposed to on a daily basis, it would make sense for it to have huge problems with rust throughout its lifespan. Yet, most water heaters don’t actually have much of a problem with rust as long as they’re treated properly. This is primarily because of a part called the “anode rod.” Read on to learn more about the anode rod, and why you should have yours checked at least once a year.

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Problems that Lead to Water Heater Replacement

Monday, January 18th, 2016

Water heaters are incredibly sturdy systems, which makes sense considering the amount of wear and tear that they are placed under. With regular maintenance and prompt repairs, your water heater could easily last over two decades. However, there are certain water heater problems that can destroy the system quickly if you’re not careful. You should keep an eye out for these problems, so that you can get them repaired as soon as possible. Let’s take a look at some of the most dangerous water heater problems you could face.

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