Things to Consider When Upgrading from Tank to Tankless Water Heaters

September 19, 2020

If you’re considering upgrading your water heater from a tank to a tankless model, there are a few things to know. Tankless water heaters have advantages over tank water heaters, but they do have some disadvantages as well. The Problem With Tank Water Heaters A tank water heater typically holds 30 to 50 gallons. It takes a lot of energy to keep the water inside hot, yet you’ll rarely use all of it. A lot of the energy is therefore wasted, so your utility bills are unnecessarily higher than they could otherwise be. Tankless Water Heater Advantages A tankless water...

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How To Light The Pilot Light on Your Hot Water Heater

February 13, 2020

In this article, we’re going to help you light the pilot light on your hot water heater. This could come in handy if you suddenly get stuck with only cold water coming from the faucet. Before lighting the pilot light, you have to do is determine if your hot water heater is manual or automatic. Determining the Type of Hot Water Heater You Have Your hot water heater is manual if it does not have an “ignition” button. If it does have the button, it is automatic. The ignition button would be a small button located next to the “On/Off/Pilot”...

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Is it Time for a Water Heater Replacement?

August 15, 2019

A well-running water heater can reliably deliver the appropriate temperatures you want. Then, one day, “reliably” isn’t the word to describe things anymore. As with any other machine or appliance in the home, a water heater can eventually run into performance troubles. If you’re a homeowner, you need to be aware of when the time is right for a replacement. The Water Heater Aged Out A decent water heater can last for many years. In time, the parts do wear out, and the heater isn’t able to perform efficiently. Check the serial and model numbers on the heater to determine...

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