You Might Want a Heat Pump Water Heater If…

Monday, June 10th, 2019

water-handsWhen looking at the many types of water heaters in Phoenix, AZ you can have installed in your home, you might feel overwhelmed at the options available. The conventional storage tank water heater isn’t the only choice you have today: you can also have special high-efficiency tank water heaters, tankless water heaters, and heat pump water heaters.

In this post, we’re going to focus on the heat pump water heater and the times when it might be your top choice. So, you might want a heat pump water heater if… (more…)

How to Get Hot Water for Your Tankless Heater—Instantly

Monday, May 13th, 2019

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Waiting for hot water is a pain. And it seems that no matter what kind of water heater you have installed—even if it’s an “on-demand” tankless system—you’ll still have to wait for hot water.

Like many homeowners, you may have simply accepted this as fact. But what you might not be considering is just how wasteful it can be to wait for the water to warm up.

Regardless of whether you’re waiting for the kitchen sink or for the shower to warm up, you can bet that you’ll be draining several gallons of cold water before you can start using the warm water. Multiply that cost every day, and for every person in the home who uses hot water, and you’ll see that this is no longer just an inconvenience.

Fortunately, there is a way for tankless water heaters in Glendale to offer truly instantaneous hot water, and it requires the help of a recirculating pump.

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Do I Need a Water Heater Expansion Tank?

Monday, April 15th, 2019

blue-question-markIf you’ve never heard of a water heater expansion tank before, it might sound like nothing more than an accessory for your water heater. Or, maybe it’s some kind of device that expands the capacity of your water heater, so that you can use more hot water.

These are fine guesses, but in actuality, an expansion tank is a safety device that prevents your water heater from being damaged by water pressure. Not just anyone should have one installed, however. Whether you need one depends on how the city has configured your plumbing system.

Don’t worry—we’ll explain what expansion tanks are and if you need one.
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4 Signs You Need Water Heater Needs Replacement

Monday, February 18th, 2019

water-heater-maintenanceWhen it comes to replacing a water heater, there’s naturally going to be some hesitance. For one, you may not want to invest in a brand-new appliance. And two, you may think that your current water heater is running just fine.

However, when that time does come, replacing the water heater is a huge favor to yourself. Neglecting to replace at the right time can end up costing far more in repairs and operational costs. That’s why it’s important to recognize the signs you need replacement:

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How to Deal with Water Heater Sediment

Monday, November 26th, 2018

water-heater-repairTank water heaters are one of the most frequently used appliances in your home. Yet, they’re easily forgotten—out of sight, out of mind. And that means any problems that arise with them are easily overlooked.

One such problem is that of water heater sediment. This is an easily fixable problem, but one that can sneak up on you and cause massive damage to the heater if not addressed routinely. We’ll explain further down below.

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What Are the Advantages of a Hybrid Water Heater?

Monday, July 9th, 2018

water-heater-shower-cartoonThe water heater is one of the most essential appliances in the home. Regardless of the climate, hot water will always be a necessity, whether it’s for bathing or cooking or cleaning. Luckily, there are several options for water heaters. Most impressive of all has to be the hybrid water heater.

What’s a hybrid water heater? Well, you have your standard tank water heater and your tankless water heater. Then, you have heat pump water heaters. When you mix-and-match the features of all three, you get closer to understanding what a hybrid water heater is.

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The Benefits of Tankless Water Heaters

Monday, June 25th, 2018

tankless-water-heaterAre you ready to start researching water heaters in Chandler, AZ, either for installation in a brand new home or to replace an existing water heater in your house? If so, then you are wise to consider the use of a tankless water heater. Yes, traditional tank water heaters remain the most common types of systems for residential use. As many homeowners are beginning to realize, however, there are areas in which the tankless water heater does hold the advantage.

Is a tankless water heater right for every home and every homeowner? No, of course not—but then again, no specific system or appliance is. If that were the case, then there wouldn’t be so many options for us to choose from, right? That being said, for those homeowners that the system is the right option for, they couldn’t imagine going back to storing hot water in a tank! So consider the following information, and let us know if you think that a tankless water heater might be right for you.

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Why You Need a Tankless Water Heater

Tuesday, May 15th, 2018

tankless-water-heaterA tankless water heater is a highly energy efficient way to supply your home with ample hot water. Have you ever seen one in action? It’s a sight to behold, and it’s easy on the wallet, too.

Whether you’re in the market for a new water heater because yours has died, or you’re outfitting your new building, and you’re exploring options, make sure hire a pro plumber (like those on our team) to ensure it’s a job well done. Read on to learn more!

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The Importance of the Anode Rod to Water Heaters

Monday, April 30th, 2018

water-heater-repairYour water heater is one of the most important components in your home: providing safe hot water for cooking, cleaning and bathing. Most water heaters do their jobs quietly and without a fuss, which means that problems can creep up on you without noticing. This is compounded by the fact that most water heaters sit in out-of-the-way parts of your house, and don’t receive much attention so long as they do their job. Because of that, by the time you notice that something is wrong, the situation may be much worse than it appears

In particular, the anode rod is a key part of keeping your water heater functional. It prevents rust in the tank, but it needs to be replaced every two or three years. Otherwise, your water heater can quietly fall apart without you ever realizing it. Here’s a quick breakdown of why the anode rod is so important. (more…)

The Importance of the Anode Rod to Water Heaters

Monday, March 19th, 2018

water-heater-repairWater heaters are designed to do their jobs quietly and without a lot of fuss. That provides a lot of benefits – and tank water heaters and eminently reliable – but it also offers a serious drawback. When trouble does rise, it can be very hard to spot. Most water heaters are located in the basement or similar out-of-the-way locations, and as long as they continue to deliver hot water, you probably don’t think of them very often.

As a result, problems can get quite extensive, and if you’re not careful, they can force you to replace the entire water heater by the time you notice that something is wrong. Luckily, a trained plumber can help you get ahead of such problems with timely maintenance, and you yourself can perform certain tasks periodically to give you a leg up on the kinds of issues that can result in serious water heater damage. (more…)