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Tankless vs. Traditional Water Heaters

Many are well aware of a conventional water heater but did you know that there are now options when it comes to the hot water flow in your home. A trending water heater is a tankless option!  These water heaters heat water directly on demand as it flows through your pipes.  There are many benefits to choosing a tankless water heater as well as a few cons to take into account when deciding if a tankless option is right for you! When it may be a pro: 1. More efficient: Tankless water heaters are much more efficient compared to conventional
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How To: Extend The Life Of Your Water Heater

Nobody likes a cold shower, right?? In order to guarantee you always have hot water for your whole shower it’s important to make sure your water heater is always able to do its job! Check It Out Yourself First: Look for warning signs all around the water heater.  Check around for puddles or any signs of a leak and check for cracks or rust on the outside of the tank.  If you see any warning signs it’s best to call a plumber since these signs are good indicators that your water heater needs serviced or replaced. 3 Steps to Maintain/Extend
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When Is It Time To Go Tankless??

Many are well aware of a conventional water heater but did you know that there are now options when it comes to the hot water flow in your home. A trending water heater is a tankless option!  These water heaters heat water directly on demand as it flows through your pipes.  There are many benefits to choosing a tankless water heater as well as a few cons to take into account when deciding if a tankless option is right for you! When it may be a pro: 1. More efficient: Tankless water heaters are much more efficient compared to conventional
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Indicators Your Water Heater Is On The Outs!

Being able to control the temperature in your house from all angles is one of the most important parts to your home. Imagine not being able to take a warm shower or having to wash your hands in freezing water every time! How horrible would that be?! If you are experiencing issues with your water heater and not sure if it’s time to repair it or replace it we’re here to help! We’ve come up with a list of possible signs to look for that could be good indicators your water heaters is on the fritz! WHAT TO LOOK FOR: Rust: if you are
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Tank vs. Tankless Water Heaters

Are you thinking it’s time for a new water heater, but aren’t sure if you should lean towards a tankless or traditional? Before making a large purchase it is crucial to understand the pro and cons of each type as well as which one fits your family needs. TANK: Traditional water heaters work by utilizing a tank which stores pre-heated gallons of water. The tank refills with water when the pre-heated water is used and the cycle continues. ——————————-PROS:———————————– Cost: less upfront costs than a tankless water heater and simpler to replace ——————————-CONS:———————————– Utility Bill: with a tank it is constantly working
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Should I Replace My Old Water Heater?

Have you recently been contemplating whether or not your water heater is ready to be replaced?  We have three common questions you might want to take into account when deciding if a replacement is the best option! Has your water heater been regularly maintained? According to The U.S. Department of Energy the lifespan of a water heater is around 10 to 15 years; however, if your home uses hard water this may put yours at a lower range.  With hard water there are minerals present which can buildup if not regularly flushed which can damage the inside of your water heater causing
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How to: Save Energy On Your Water Heater Expense!

Research shows that heating your water is the second largest energy expense in an average household. With such a significant portion of your expenses going towards this energy use, it’s crucial to educate yourself on different ways in which you can lower your expenses in this area. Here’s a list of 10 easy tasks you can do to start saving money: Lower your water heater’s thermostat settings: Many times households have their settings set too high.  Setting your thermostat too high is only making your system run harder and costing you more money in return.  For every 10 degree reduction
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