How big a hot water heater do you really need?

When installing a new hot water heater, it is important to choose the right size for your home and family. One that’s too big will increase your utility bills, but one that’s too small won’t provide enough hot water. Here’s how to determine what size hot water heater your family needs.
Storage Tank Water Heaters
Traditional storage water heaters need to hold enough water in their tank to meet your family’s peak demand. Every water heater has a first hour rating (FHR), which you can use to determine if a storage tank is large enough for your family.
To calculate your family’s desired FHR, […]

Preventative Maintenance on Water Heaters

Why is it important?
Water Heaters are no different than our vehicles.  They need to be maintained to run efficiently.  Do you not change the oil and rotate tires on your vehicle?  Here is a list of services that we offer to extend the life of your hot water heater:
1.  Remove accumulated sediment by draining and flushing water heater.

  Sediment decreases efficiency and can clog water lines.

2.   Replace the anode rod. 

Anode rod protects your water heater tank and other components from rusting.  Replacing corroded anode rods can significantly extend the life of your water heater.

3.  Check for […]

Government Mandates to Water Heaters

Water Heater Mandate!

The government will be mandating that households to comply with energy saving water heaters in 2015.  It is anticipated that the mandates will come with price increases to hot water heaters.  Stay tune for valuable water heater information.