Tuckers Air Conditioning, Heating & Plumbing Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Water Heater Maintenance’

How Long Water Heaters Are Really Meant to Last

Monday, January 15th, 2024

You might not realize it, but your water heater may be getting close to the end of its service life, or already past the point where it should’ve been replaced. Understanding how long water heaters are supposed to last is important if you want to get the most out of your investment in yours. 

We’re your local experts when it comes to water heaters in Clarksburg, and we’re going to look into how long water heaters are supposed to last. This will help you understand when it’s time to replace your current unit.

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Some Plumbing Resolutions for 2022

Monday, January 10th, 2022

Have you already made your New Year’s Resolutions for 2022? Even if you have, you can always add a few more—especially ones that aren’t too difficult to follow through on. We recommend you make some resolutions about your plumbing system for this year. These resolutions will help keep your plumbing in the best shape possible and lower the chances you’ll need to call professionals for plumbing service in Bethesda, MD due to an emergency. 

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

Monday, July 27th, 2020

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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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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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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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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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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