Tuckers Air Conditioning, Heating & Plumbing Blog: Archive for the ‘Water Heaters’ Category

The 6-Year vs. the 10-Year Water Heater

Monday, July 27th, 2020
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When it comes to choosing a water heater for a new installation in a home, there isn’t a straightforward answer about which kind is better. It’s different for every home and household. This is why it’s important to always have water heater professionals involved from the beginning: don’t purchase the water heater first and then ask someone to install it! Getting the right system is critical for ensuring the system lasts you for many years, won’t waste energy, and can meet your household’s hot water demands.

In this post we want to draw attention to the difference between a 6-year water heater and a 10-year water heater. This is a common choice people have to make when it comes to storage tank water heaters, and understanding what makes them different will make the choice easier.

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Why Your Water Heater Isn’t Providing Hot Water

Monday, August 27th, 2018

tank-water-heaterA water heater that isn’t providing hot water isn’t good for much. That’s kind of its entire purpose for existing, after all. Of course, just because your water heater isn’t currently providing water, doesn’t mean that you need to get a new one. It’s possible that you just have a problem of some sort in the system that needs to be resolved for it to return to normal function. If your water heater isn’t providing enough hot water, read on to find out why that might be happening.

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Common Water Heater Issues You Should Know About

Monday, July 2nd, 2018

tank-water-heaterWater heaters are just as prone to breaking down as any other system. You can schedule preventive maintenance for it to lower the odds of problems developing in the system, and you should. Even if you do, though, you still need to keep an eye out for problems in the system between appointments. The faster you can recognize that your water heater is experiencing some sort of problem, the faster you can have it repaired and the more damage you can prevent. The following are some common signs that your water heater is experiencing problems.

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Replace Your Water Heater if It’s Having These Issues

Monday, March 19th, 2018

water-heater-installationWater heaters are built to last quite a long time, but they don’t last indefinitely. No matter how well you take care of your system, at some point you’re going to need a new one. If you know the signs that your water heater is on its last legs, you can replace it before it has the chance to fail completely. Have a look at the symptoms below to help determine whether or not your water heater is in need of replacement.

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2 Surefire Ways to Destroy Your Water Heater

Monday, February 26th, 2018

water-heater-repairNormally, we write about ways to protect your various home systems on this blog. We’re in a more whimsical mood today, though. Since it’s a Monday, and you’re reading a plumbing blog, we figured we’d spice things up a bit by telling you the two best ways to make sure that your water heater lives as short and ineffective a life as possible. In short: DON’T DO THESE THINGS! Let’s get started.

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Water Heater Issues You Need to Watch for

Monday, May 22nd, 2017

water-heater-repairWater heaters are designed to be hardy, in order to cope with the incredible amount of demand they are placed under on a daily basis. If you think about how often you make use of hot water in your home every day, you’ll quickly start to get an idea of how much strain your water heater has to deal with. Even with consistent preventive maintenance, though, you can’t completely protect your water heater from problems. At some point, you will almost certainly have to deal with some kind of issue with your water heater. What’s important is that you be able to recognize when your water heater is experiencing issues. The faster you can recognize that your water heater is having trouble, the faster you can get it repaired and the more damage you can prevent. Keep an eye out for the following problems that can afflict your water heater.

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3 Indications That You Need a New Water Heater

Monday, March 27th, 2017

Water heaters are built to last, even with the massive amount of demand that they have to deal with on a regular basis. Regular maintenance and prompt repairs can extend the life of a water heater by quite a few years, but sooner or later the system won’t be able to cope anymore. If your water heater is on its last legs, it’s a good idea to make sure that you know about it beforehand. Otherwise, you may just find yourself without hot water one morning. Nobody wants to experience that. It’s a good idea to know the signs that your water heater is about to fail, so that you can replace it before that happens.

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What Happens During Water Heater Maintenance

Monday, January 16th, 2017

We’ve written a fair bit about the benefits of water heater maintenance, but we rarely go into detail about it on the blog. However, we believe that it’s important for homeowners to know exactly why water heater maintenance is so beneficial for their systems. With that in mind, let’s take a look at just a few of the more important procedures that happen during water heater maintenance.

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Which Water Heater Would Serve You Best

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016

There are a number of different water heater types available on the market, each of which is suited to a different set of needs. If you’re looking for a new water heater, you may be feeling overwhelmed right now by the sheer number of options. Fortunately, you don’t have to deal with it alone. Read on to find out which water heater might serve you best.

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Why is My Water Not Consistently Warm?

Monday, October 31st, 2016

If the water coming out of your faucet is rapidly and suddenly switching between hot and cold water, you have a problem with your water heater. It may not be a serious problem, but it is one that you’ll want a professional to take care of as soon as possible. While you’re waiting for the system to get looked at, let’s examine why this is probably happening.

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