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

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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Should I Replace My Water Heater This Fall

Monday, October 10th, 2016

Water heaters are built to last quite a while, especially if you take proper care of them. Eventually, though, they will get so worn out that they can’t function properly anymore. When that happens, it’s time to replace the system. If you’re thinking about replacing your water heater this fall, but you aren’t sure if you need to yet, read on for some of the signs that it’s a good idea.

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Be Sure to Schedule Water Heater Maintenance This Year

Monday, September 19th, 2016

As we move into fall, you’re probably spending a fair bit of time and effort on making sure that your home is ready for heating season. While that is important, you shouldn’t forget that there are other systems that need maintenance as well. Your water heater, for example, requires annual maintenance in order to stay in top shape. Read on to find out more about the benefits of annual water heater maintenance.

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Watch Out for These Signs of Water Heater Trouble

Monday, June 27th, 2016

Is your water heater not supplying you with enough hot water? Are you standing in cold water at the end of your shower? Are you paying too much to keep your water heater going? As one of the major appliances in the home, your water heater needs not only to be functional, but also efficient. While preventive maintenance is best, there are plenty of problems that can arise no matter how hard you try to avoid them. Let’s have a look at some things to look out for.

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Do I Need a New Water Heater?

Monday, May 16th, 2016

Water heaters are built to be very sturdy systems, but they aren’t invincible. No matter how well you take care of your water heater, there will eventually come a point where it just can’t keep up anymore. It’s important that you be able to recognize when that happens, so that you can have a new one installed as soon as possible. You don’t want to be surprised by your water heater suddenly dying on you, right? Let’s take a look at some of the signs that you need a new water heater.

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The Importance of Your Water Heater Anode Rod

Wednesday, March 16th, 2016

Water heaters are put under a pretty insane amount of stress on a daily basis. If you don’t believe us, just think about how many times a day you use hot water. Most water heaters don’t even shut off. They stay on constantly, maintaining a large supply of hot water on the off chance that you’ll need it at three in the morning. So, how is it that water heaters can last over a decade when they’re working constantly from the time they’re installed onward. There are a number of reasons why, one of which is the anode rod. Let’s take a look at how the anode rod works for your water heater.

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How to Extend Your Water Heater’s Lifespan

Monday, January 18th, 2016

Water heaters are built to last, and can serve for at least a couple of decades under the right circumstances. The problem is that water heaters can’t last that long on their own. You need to take steps to ensure that your water heater lasts as long as possible, because without those steps you won’t get maximum return on your investment. Read on to find out how you can extend the lifespan of your water heater.

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Common Water Heater Problems

Monday, August 24th, 2015

Water heaters are very sturdy systems, but they have problems from time to time like any other. When your water heater develops problems, you should call for repairs as soon as possible. The faster you can get your water heater repaired, the more damage you can prevent. With that in mind, let’s take a look at some of the symptoms that your water heater is in trouble.

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What Happens During a Water Heater Maintenance Appointment

Monday, August 10th, 2015

Water heater maintenance is a very important part of keeping your water heater operating properly for as long as possible. Most people don’t schedule water heater maintenance every year, however, because they don’t understand why it’s so important. If you know more about what happens during a water heater maintenance appointment, we feel it will be easier to understand why it is so beneficial. So, let’s take a look at a couple of the steps involved with water heater maintenance.

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How to Tell if Your Water Heater Needs to be Replaced

Monday, August 10th, 2015

Water heaters are incredibly sturdy machines, but they don’t last forever. Though you can extend your water heater’s lifespan by a number of years with proper care and maintenance, eventually you will need to replace it. Since you probably don’t want to suddenly find yourself taking a cold shower, you will want to replace your water heater before it actually gives out completely. That means keeping an eye out for the signs that your water heater is reaching the end of its life. Let’s take a look at some of those signs now.

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