Category: Water Heaters

How to Get Your Hot Water Faster »

If you could write a symphony in the time it takes for your water to heat up, clearly you’re waiting. The good news is, you don’t have to. Nor do you have to replace your water heater to speed things up. Instead, you can start enjoying hot water in an instant with a new water […]

How Often Should I Drain My Water Heater? »

You know why water heater storage tanks are made to be drained? Because they need to be periodically to remove any build-up of mineral deposits that could erode the inside of the tank and thus shorten its lifespan. So that begs the question: just how often should your drain your water heater storage tank, or […]

Conserve Energy with a Tankless Water Heater »

Once upon a time, people on the go were suddenly faced with an option they couldn’t even have imagined:  instead of replacing one horse and buggy for another of each, they could now go more places and get their faster with an automobile. Just for the record, the Model T made its debut in 1908 […]

The Benefits of a Heat Pump Water Heater »

One of the “new kids in town” among water heaters is the heat pump water heater, also known as a hybrid system. That is because they use electricity to draw heat from the ambient air around it to heat your water, much like an air conditioning system in reverse. Still sound like an electric water […]

“What’s Wrong with My Water Heater?” »

“What’s Wrong with My Water Heater?”  More people replace their water heaters during the winter months than any other time of the year.  We can’t completely explain why, but it’s true with our company and other plumbing companies around the US we associate with. Whatever the reason for this phenomenon, the impetus to replace a […]

Gas Water Heater Repair Symptoms »

You certainly don’t need any training as a plumber to know that there’s a problem with your water heater.  If the water turns cold half way through your shower, or doesn’t turn hot at all, you have a problem.  Especially if gangs of people haven’t taken a shower just before you, and there’s no other […]

3 Things You Should Know About
Your Water Heater »

If you bought your water heater thinking you had just acquired the ever elusive “perpetual motion machine,” we’re sorry to disappoint you, but it’s anything but that. In fact, water heaters are mechanical systems with an average shelf life of 10 – 15 years, and likely considerably less than that without proper and faithful maintenance. […]

High Efficiency Water Heaters in Laurel, Marriottsville and Sykesville »

Before you plunge ahead with buying a new or replacement water heater, there are a few of very important things you first need to know. First, the good news. All water heaters manufactured in – or, for sale in – the US as of April, 2015 have greater energy efficiency ratings than previous makes and […]

Buying a New Water Heater in Waterford & Loudon County »

If you’ve even been thinking about buying a replacement water heater, your timing couldn’t be any better. Why is that? Because as of April 16, 2015, new federal regulations are going into effect that, over time, will make existing electric and gas storage tank water heaters obsolete. The units that replace them will be larger, […]

How to Prevent Water Heater Problems in for Lovettsville & Loudon County »

Is there ever a time when a hot shower DOESN’T feel good? Most people would be hard pressed to identify such a time or occasion. Which is to say that not only do we require hot showers for cleanliness, but a little relaxation and comfort, too. Take right now, for example. The holiday season. For […]