Experts Plumbing Services, LLC Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Water Heater’

Are Tankless Water Heaters Worth the Cost?

Monday, May 14th, 2018

tankless-water-heaterLet’s say some benevolent stranger were to simply hand you a few thousand dollars, telling you to go out and spend it on whatever you’d like. What would you do with that money? If your answer is “Buy a new water heater!” then, frankly, we are surprised. Don’t get us wrong. As professional plumbers, we know better than anyone just how vital a great water heater is. But that still doesn’t mean that it’s the most exciting thing you could spend your money on.

Because of that, some homeowners try to get away with buying the cheapest water heaters they can find. This is rarely the best course of action with any appliance. Other homeowners are willing to spend more, but still choose to stick with tank water heaters because they are more affordable than tankless models are. Now, there are a ton of great tank water heaters out there. However, when researching water heaters in Seminole, FL, we do recommend that you keep tankless models in mind.

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Avoiding Problems with Your Water Heater

Monday, December 11th, 2017

water-heater-technicianWhen you take a shower in the morning, you probably aren’t just hosing off under frigid water, right? Of course not! You have a water heater of some type installed in your home, and it provides you with all of the hot water that you need in order to shower comfortably, do the dishes, wash the linens, and clean up in general. Considering how major a role your water heater plays each and every day, it only makes sense you do everything possible to protect it.

When you schedule your water heater services in Tampa, FL with our plumbers, you can count on the water heater being sized appropriately for your needs, and that it will be expertly installed in your home. What you cannot count on, though, is a 100% reliable water heater. All appliances are subject to occasional problems, and your water heater is no exception to this rule. We have a few tips that will help you to avoid any such issues as much as possible.

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What Is a Heat Pump Water Heater?

Monday, October 16th, 2017

washing-handsHot water is one of those luxuries that we really just cannot imagine living without. In that sense, hot water is more of a necessity than a luxury. At the very least, it is an entirely reasonable expectation in a modern home. Now, just because hot water is ubiquitous does not mean that it comes for free. You’re going to have to pay to heat the water that you use throughout your home. The good news is that modern water heaters are more efficient than ever.

As efficient as today’s standard tank water heaters and their tankless brethren are, there is one type of water heater that is really setting itself apart in terms of overall energy efficiency. This is the heat pump water. With a heat pump water heater in Dunedin, FL, you can heat all of the water you need for use in your home not only effectively and reliably, but in an affordable manner as well.

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Tank vs. Tankless: Water Heater Pros and Cons

Monday, August 7th, 2017

baby-in-bathQuick: what is the hardest working appliance in your home? Obviously, answers to this question may fluctuate. Some homeowners may use their washing machines a lot more than others, for instance, while others may be running their dishwashers frequently after cooking for and cleaning up after their large families. What about the appliance that plays a role in both of these other appliances’ operations, though? We’re talking about the water heater, and this is likely one of, if not the, hardest working appliances in most homes.

Your water heater in Dunedin, FL does not have an off-season. It very rarely even has a brief respite in its operation. Every time you run the dishwasher, do the linens, shower, or clean up in general, you are counting on your water heater to provide you with a bountiful supply of hot water. That is why you really want to know for certain that you are using the right water heater for your individual needs.

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Making Your Water Heater Replacement a Success

Monday, June 26th, 2017

servicing-water-heaterWhat would you do if a big bag of cash just showed up at your doorstep? If your response is “buy a new water heater,  obviously!” we’d be, well, surprised.  For most homeowners,  the idea of investing in a new water heater really is not that exciting a proposal. But we all need water heaters in our home, and the fact is that no water heater is perfect. Eventually, you are going to find yourself in need of a water heater replacement in Carrollwood, FL.

While we cannot offer to sell you a water heater that will last forever–we’re far too honest for that–we can help you to find the water heater that best suits your needs and personal user preferences. Keep the following tips in mind to make your water heater replacement a success. If you are ready to schedule service, or want to discuss your options, give the pros on our staff a call today. 

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Water Heater Tips: Preventing Scalds

Monday, May 15th, 2017

red-thermometerOne of the great things about modern living is all of the conveniences that we have at our disposal in our homes. Garbage disposals, for instance, and dishwashers, clothes washers and dryers, central HVAC systems, etc. Perhaps the hardest working in any given household is the water heater. After all, when you are washing your dishes, taking a shower, or doing the laundry, you are depending upon the hot water that is heated by this appliance. When it comes to your water heater in Carrollwood, FL, there is just no such thing as a day off.

We are so used to using our water heaters as part of our daily routines, in fact, that it is easy to overlook that they can potentially be dangerous. This is true of many appliances. The major risk with a water heater is being burned or scalded by the water that it delivers to points of use throughout a home. Preventing scalds may not be as straightforward as you think, so we want to share some information with you that can help you to avoid such dangers in your home. 

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Benefits of Upgrading Your Water Heater

Monday, February 20th, 2017

plumber-with-a-water-heaterWe talk about water heaters a lot on this blog, and with good reason. In any given home, the water heater is one of, if not the hardest working appliances in that household. Because of all the work that a water heater does each and every day, it should be pretty clear that no system is going to last forever. However, we also want to make it clear that there is no reason that you have to wait for your water heater to break down entirely before you replace it.

In fact, replacing your water heater before it breaks down is beneficial in a few different ways. Just don’t ever rush into such a major decision. There are multiple types of water heaters out there, including tank, tankless, and heat pump models. We want to ensure your 100% satisfaction with your new water heater in Carrollwood, FL, and that means ensuring that you choose the right system for your needs. We’ll help you to do so.

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Don’t Forget to Have Your Water Heater Flushed Annually

Monday, August 15th, 2016

As a homeowner, you obviously have a lot to occupy your time and your mind. That doesn’t mean that you can afford to start letting things slip through the cracks, though. One maintenance task that many homeowners forget about is the annual flushing of their water heaters, and that can have some seriously detrimental effects.

If it’s been a year or more since the last flushing of your water heater, give a member of our staff a call today. We can certainly handle the job. Read on to learn more about why flushing your water heater annually is so important.

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