Categories for Water Heater Repair

Tips to Get My Water Heater Ready for Fall & Winter

September 21, 2022

For most people, the colder weather means it’s time to prepare their homes and families for the colder months. During fall, you want to call different professionals to inspect your home systems and ensure they’re working optimally. That means calling in a heating, roof, plumbing, and electrical expert to check different systems.  The plumber has the considerable task of inspecting and fixing any problems arising from your plumbing system. One of the main systems they will pay attention to is your water heater. During fall and winter, your water heater will play a significant role in distributing hot water to... View Article

Signs Your Water Heater Is Wearing Out

July 20, 2022

Many items inside your home will show signs of wear over time. Your water heater is one of the primary components that can break down after many years pass. These are some common inquiries about the warning signs of water heater failure and what you should do if you notice your system showing the signs.   How Do I Know My Water Heater Is Going Bad? A glitchy water heater will show many signs, but the first indication is its age. These units generally have a maximum life span of about 12 years. Thus, you can expect to see yours... View Article

When Should You Replace a Water Heater?

March 3, 2022

As a general rule, you can expect most standard tank-based water heaters to last from eight to 12 years. This means if your water heater is more than 10 years old, it’s probably time to start thinking about a replacement. However, there are some additional factors you should consider as well, including the presence of any of a number of warning signs indicating the water heater is close to failure. Here are just a few examples of some of the signs that your water heater is wearing down and you’ll need to invest in a replacement soon: You haven’t kept... View Article

The Different Types of Water Heaters

December 30, 2021

While they all have the same purpose—to heat your water—there are many different types of hot water heaters on the market. You probably don’t give much thought to what type of water heater you have until it needs to be repaired or replaced. If that’s the case, keep reading. Below we’ll cover some of the pros and cons of the most popular water heater types to help you make a purchase decision. Conventional water heaters A conventional water heater includes a 30- to 80-gallon insulated storage tank that continuously holds a large quantity of heated water. These heaters can either... View Article

Getting Your Hot Water Heater Ready for Winter

November 12, 2021

There’s nothing better than a warm shower or bath on a cold winter day. You don’t want your hot water heater breaking down in the middle of winter. That’s why it’s important to properly prepare your hot water heater for the colder temperatures. Wondering what to do to get your water heater prepared for cold weather? It’s actually quite simple. Read on if you’re interested in learning more about how to prepare your water heater for the long winter ahead: Adjust the thermostat: We recommend setting your water heater’s thermostat to around 120°F. Avoid turning up your thermostat too high.... View Article

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