Admiral Plumbing Services Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Hot Water Heater’

Signs of a Water Heater That’s Too Old

Monday, December 23rd, 2019

How old is your water heater? Is it possible that you’ve forgotten when you had it installed or last maintained?

It’s okay, before the anxiety sets in, relax and take a deep breath. We work with homeowners all the time that have forgotten to have their water heaters serviced, or that might be dealing with a system that’s 20 or more years old without even realizing it! Water heaters in Delray Beach, FL are incredibly important to your quality of life, and even if yours isn’t showing overt signs of degradation yet, it’s only a matter of time before it breaks down. Instead of dealing with cold showers and an unhappy spouse or child, take a gander at some of the most lesser-known signs of a water heater that’s nearing time for a replacement.

Remember, call on our team of professionals if you think your water heater should be replaced!

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Are You Ready to Go Tankless?

Monday, December 9th, 2019

If you’ve been staring at the word tankless for a few seconds, thinking “what the heck does that even mean?” then believe us when we say you’re not the first one to do that. Tankless water heaters do indeed exist, and the technology that comprises them can provide a plethora of benefits to you and your family.

So, to anyone out there in the market for water heaters in Delray Beach, FL—look no further than our team. This is a decision that should be made with the aid of professionals. Modern-day hot water tanks and tankless water heaters are incredibly efficient pieces of machinery, which means any misstep in the installation of them can lead to catastrophic problems that end up costing you more money than you’re comfortable spending.

We’re going to go into detail about the unique benefits that a tankless water heater offers, how it works, and give you some tips on deciding whether this system is right for your home.

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Your Water Heater Might not Explode, but Have You Considered These Risks?

Monday, September 2nd, 2019

You know, life isn’t like cartoons. Not every plumbing problem turns into exploding pipes and floods. Sometimes, especially when it comes to water heaters, the issue can be more insidious. Issues like scaling and liming can cause your water heater to grow less efficient over time and eventually break down.

No, your water heater doesn’t develop scales or grow limes. We’re talking about a complex mineral growing process. In homes where hard water is more common, the mineral deposits like lime and calcium can solidify on the bottom of your water heater. There are several tips that we can provide in order to descale your water heater and help it last longer. If the problem has gotten too bad where our nifty tricks don’t help, you can always call one of our technicians for quality plumbing in Lake Worth, FL!

Listen closely and you might save a few bucks!

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Will a Tankless Water Heater Really Save Me Money?

Monday, September 18th, 2017

heat-shower-steamMost people spend a lot of money on heating water—more than they may think. Water heating makes up about 17% of the average household’s utilities, which is a lot when you consider how much you actually use the hot water in a given day. If you’re like most people, it’s not very much, and certainly not 17% of the day!

A water heater is a necessary appliance, and most water heaters have to run all day every day in order to ensure you are always in supply of hot water. A tankless hot water heater, though, is not like this. So can you really expect to save money when you trade up to a smaller tankless unit?

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