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Yes, Tankless Water Heaters Need Maintenance, Too

Monday, January 21st, 2019

repair of the gas water heaterWhen most people hear the term water heater, they envision a huge storage tank with water in it, kept in the garage or a utility closet in the home. This is, after all, the most common type of water heater found in U.S. homes. But many people have chosen to go another route and have installed a newer, often more efficient, model of water heater—the tankless unit.

Perhaps you are one of these homeowners. We definitely encourage our customers to do their research and see what type of water heater is most efficient for their homes. We also want to stress though, while there are many benefits to going tankless, they are not immune to problems. This is why it’s essential to schedule regular maintenance for tankless water heaters in Boca Raton, FL.

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Tankless Water Heaters Need Annual Maintenance Too

Monday, February 5th, 2018

tankless-water-heater-arm-wrenchWhen you picture a classic water heater, you likely think of a large tank inside of your basement, a crawlspace, the garage, or elsewhere, full of hot water and lots of external and internal components that keep things running smoothly. This large tank water heater, with all its safety switches and valves, needs regular maintenance—including flushing the tank sometimes if you have hard water. This is something you may have experience with.

However, when you picture a tankless water heater, you might simply see the small, rectangular box it comes in. Tankless water heaters can last for 20 years, and seem to be self-sufficient, but this is far from the truth. Today, we explain why tankless water heaters should receive regular maintenance, too!

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Why Tankless Water Heaters Need Maintenance Too

Monday, April 17th, 2017

tankless-water-heaterTank water heaters are large, noticeable, and often noisy. This is the conventional water heater found in most homes, so many people realize that a tank water heater may need maintenance from time to time and remember to schedule service. Scaling can have a major effect on a water heater, allowing for a mineral buildup that clangs around noisily in the tank and causes problems with pressure, temperature, and potential corrosion. Tank water heaters may need flushing sometimes to offset this effect.

What many people don’t realize is that tankless water heaters need maintenance as well. And much of the maintenance completed for tank water heaters is similar to the maintenance performed on tanks. For more information, or to schedule service for your system, give us a call!

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3 Things to Know about Tankless Water Heaters

Monday, February 1st, 2016

If your older storage tank water heater is breaking down, you might assume that you have to replace it with another tank water heater—one of those large units that keeps hot water available at all times. But a tankless water heater is a viable option for nearly any home, and it takes up a lot less space since the small fixture only heats up water right when you need it. Learn more about these systems below, or call our friendly service technicians!

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Your Options for Water Heater Installation

Monday, August 31st, 2015

The time has come to consider a brand new water heater. What type of system will you install this time around? You could stick with the conventional storage tank, the large tanks you are probably accustomed to thinking about when it comes to traditional home water heaters. But this isn’t the only type of system available to you.

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Traditional Water Heater or Tankless Unit: Which Is the Better Choice?

Monday, August 3rd, 2015

Tank water heaters are a standard when it comes to new installations, but tankless units gain popularity each year as homeowners become more concerned about their energy consumption. Is a tankless water heater a better choice for your home? It’s possible, but not necessarily the case for every situation. Learn more in today’s post.

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