Pipeworks Inc. Blog : Archive for the ‘Water Heaters’ Category

Careful of These Water Heater Problems

Monday, October 22nd, 2018

tank-water-heaterWater heaters are just as prone to problems as any other home system. You may not notice them as often as, say, when your heater or air conditioner develops some sort of issue, but that doesn’t mean that they aren’t there. It’s important that you know what kinds of symptoms can indicate that there is some sort of problem with your water heater, so that you can call for repairs as soon as possible. The faster you notice that your water heater is dealing with some sort of issue, the more damage you can prevent by getting it fixed. Below are some of the common symptoms that indicate that your water heater is in need of repairs.

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Is it Time for a New Water Heater?

Monday, October 8th, 2018

tank-water-heaterWater heaters can have pretty long lifespans, if they’re properly cared for. Unfortunately, no amount of care or maintenance will keep your water heater running forever. And if it does, call us, would you? We’d be really interested to see that. Anyway, sooner or later you’re going to need a new water heater. When that happens, it’s a good idea to be able to tell when it’s time to schedule a water heater replacement appointment. You don’t want to find out that your water heater is dead when you run out of hot water in the middle of a shower, do you? The following are some of the more common signs that it’s time to replace your water heater as soon as possible.

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Water Heater Issues to be Aware of

Monday, June 18th, 2018

tank-water-heaterWater heaters are pretty sturdy systems, but even they can develop issues from time to time. Hopefully, you’ve been scheduling preventive maintenance services on a regular basis to ensure that your system stays in good shape. Whether you do or not, though, you need to keep an eye out for any signs that the system is malfunctioning. The following are a few common water heater issues and their symptoms.

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Signs That You Need to Install a New Water Heater

Monday, January 29th, 2018

water-heater-installationWater heaters can last quite a while if you take proper care of them, but they can’t last forever. No matter how well you manage your water heater’s health, though, eventually you’re going to need to install a new one.

You probably don’t want to wait until your water heater breaks down entirely before installing a new one, as it will only prolong the time you spend without access to hot water. Have a look at some of the following signs that your water heater is failing, so that you can install a new one as soon as possible.

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Which Water Heater Type is Best for You?

Monday, December 18th, 2017

tank-water-heaterWater heaters are built to last, but they don’t last forever. Sooner or later, you’re going to need to replace your current water heater with a new one. Fortunately for you, there are plenty of options available on the market.

Each water heater type has its own pros and cons, so it’s important to consider which is best for you before you decide. Have a look at three of the most popular water heater types below, and the advantages that each could offer you were you to install it.

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Be Careful of These Water Heater Problems

Monday, July 17th, 2017

tank-water-heaterWater heaters can last quite a long time without issues, provided they receive regular preventive maintenance. No amount of care and maintenance, though, can completely eliminate the possibility of issues occurring every once in a while. If you want your water heater to serve you well for as many years as possible, you should make sure that you familiarize yourself with the signs that it’s experiencing problems. The faster you can recognize that your water heater is in trouble, and have it repaired, the better off the system will be. Have a look at some of the most common water heater issues below, and their warning signs.

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When to Replace Your Water Heater

Monday, July 3rd, 2017

water-heater-installationThe water heater is the unsung hero of many a home throughout the country. It’s a system that all of us rely on daily throughout the year, yet few of us ever actually spend any time considering. All of that demand does have a cost, though, and sooner or later even the best-kept water heater will need to be replaced.

When that time comes, it’s a good idea to know the signs that you need a new system. The following is not a comprehensive list of all the signs that you need a new water heater. It’s a good place to start, though.

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How to Keep Your Water Heater in Good Condition

Monday, April 24th, 2017

tank-water-heater-repairAssuming ideal conditions, the average water heater can last between 10 and 15 years. That’s quite a while, if you think about it, and a good return on your investment. However, that doesn’t mean that your water heater will actually last that long. At least, not if you don’t take certain steps to keep it in good shape for as long as possible. If you want to get the most out of your water heater, and extend its effective lifespan, follow our tips below.

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Should I Install a Tankless Water Heater?

Monday, March 13th, 2017

Do us a favor, okay? Close your eyes and think of a water heater for a second. Chances are, the image your mind generates when you do that is of a tank water heater. That is, a large storage tank system that stays operating day and night to maintain a standing supply of hot water. While there are plenty of reasons to install a storage tank water heater in your home, you don’t have to go with that type of system if you don’t want to. There are other kinds of water heater types available on the market, including tankless water heaters. You should have a look at those, as well, to see if they might meet your needs better.

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Choosing the Right Water Heater Type for You

Monday, January 30th, 2017

For a fair few decades in the 20th century, the only option for residential water heating was to go with a tank water heater. In fact, that style of water heater was so ubiquitous that it’s probably the first thing you think of when you think about water heaters. That water heater type is still the most popular type in the country, but it’s no longer the only option when you look for a new water heater to install. The most common alternative to tank water heaters is to install a tankless model, which offers its own unique set of advantages.

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