Time for a new hot water heater?

One of the most common questions homeowners have is this one: How will I know it’s time to replace my hot water tank, assuming I don’t want to wait until it fails completely and floods my basement? The purpose of this blog post is to help you determine when the time has come to start shopping for a replacement hot water heater.

First of all, congratulations for being proactive! When a hot water tank ruptures or rusts through, you end up with an expensive mess on your hands, particularly if you’re not at home when the tank fails. When your system […]

How to extend the life of a water heater

One of the questions we hear a lot from customers is, “Is there anything I can do to make this water heater last as long as possible?” It’s smart to want to extend the life of a water heater! After all, replacing one is not inexpensive and when a water heater fails, you’re in for some unpleasantly cold showers.

In truth, there are a few things that really can help you wrench as much life out of your water heater as possible. Here are a few of our basic recommendations.

1. Drain and flush the water heater. This is especially important if […]

Why a tankless water heater may be right for you

Sooner or later, your hot water heater is going to need to be replaced. Certainly, if your present water heater is more than 10 years old, you may be pushing the limit of its life expectancy, especially if you have well water with lots of iron and other minerals in it. These minerals can lead to corrosion, effectively shortening the life of your tank.

It’s always better to do product research before the crisis arrives. Most people will choose to buy and install a conventional hot water heater. But is that always the best choice? Not necessarily. Now’s the time to […]

Tankless water heater: benefits and drawbacks

Is this the year for a new water heater? If so, you’ll find that you have more options now than ever before. You’ve probably heard of tankless water heaters, and if so, chances are good that you have already eliminated them from your consideration.

Not so fast! The problems that came with tankless water heaters years ago have largely been eliminated. In fact, you’d be smart to give some careful consideration to replacing your conventional water tank with one of the newer tankless versions. We’ll help you sort out the benefits and drawbacks of each type of water heater.

Conventional Storage Tank […]

We have hot water tank sizes for every home!

Without question, the most common way of heating hot water throughout the United States is with a conventional tank water heater. Chances are excellent that this is what’s in your basement. When the time comes to replace your hot water tank, call us – we have hot water tank sizes for every home, regardless of size.

These type of water heaters keep water hot even when it’s not needed or in use. Quality hot water tank manufacturers such as Rheem put insulation between the tank and the outer jacket to keep the water hot, but some heat loss is inevitable. As […]