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Signs That Your Tankless Water Heater Needs Repair

Monday, August 1st, 2022
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If you’ve chosen to have a tankless water heater installed on your property, it’s probably due to their high energy efficiency and effectiveness at providing you with hot water throughout your home. Tankless systems are much more capable than their storage tank counterparts of handling periods when you’re away, as they aren’t as susceptible to heat loss and water waste.

Tankless water heaters in Cedar Falls help numerous homeowners throughout the country save a lot of energy, which equates to lower utility bills. However, tankless water heaters are not immune to repair needs. When these needs crop up, you want a team on your side to get the system back to its full functionality. We are that team.

Of course, it also helps to know some of the signs that you do in fact need repairs. Read on to learn more!

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What Type of Water Heater Is Right for My Home?

Monday, May 9th, 2022
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When you start exploring the different types of water heaters that are on the market, the options can seem overwhelming. There are heat pump water heaters, electric-powered or gas-powered water heaters, solar water heaters, and even tankless water heaters.

When considering what type to get, it’s easier to start with just two options in mind–a tank or tankless system. Storage tank model water heaters are what you’re most likely used to seeing in the average home, and may even be what you currently have. They come in different sizes based on capacity, and constantly store water which they heat up using elements inside the system. Tankless systems, however, are “on-demand” systems. We’ll explain what that means below. Read on to learn more!

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Is It Time for a Water Heater Upgrade?

Monday, November 8th, 2021
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Taking a nice, cold shower after a heavy workout or at the end of a long, hot day is nice. But getting assaulted by icy water hitting you when you were expecting a hot shower is not so nice.

This is clearly a sign that something is amiss, and it’s likely a problem with your water heater. In some cases, repairs will do, but eventually, you’re going to need a water heater replacement.

There are other signs that this might be the case in addition to a surprising cold shower. We’ve uncovered some of these signs below. If you notice any of them, please don’t hesitate to give us a call to talk about your water heater options.

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Do Tankless Water Heaters Need Maintenance?

Monday, November 11th, 2019

tankless-water-heaterTank water heaters are the conventional types of water heaters found in most homes—large, noticeable, and sometimes noisy, they’re pretty hard to ignore! As such, you probably know they need professional water heater services every now and then—particularly, maintenance. Scaling, after all, which is the buildup of hard water minerals, can have a major effect on the tank. It leads to problems with pressure, temperature, and eventually, corrosion.

What many homeowners don’t realize, though, is that if they have a tankless water heater, they don’t get to escape the need for maintenance. And much of the maintenance that is done for tank water heaters is also done for tankless systems. Keep reading to learn more!

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Water Heater Repairs: Are You Having Tankless Troubles?

Monday, August 6th, 2018

tankless water heater being repairedWhen our customers are looking to have a new water heater installed, we often recommend considering the tankless water heater. There are a number of advantages to using this style of water heater, like lower energy bills, longer equipment life, and an unlimited supply of hot water.

Another benefit of a tankless water heater is that it typically encounters fewer repairs on average that the conventional storage tank water heater. This is because they don’t deal with the stress of continual energy usage to keep the water inside the tank heated. It does less work, and therefore a tankless water heater doesn’t wear out as quickly.

However, that doesn’t mean that they are completely immune to problems. And when a problem does occur, you will want someone who specializes in professional plumbing in Hudson, IA. That’s what we’re here for! In the meantime, though, ready on to learn more about these systems.

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Water Heater Trouble: Repair or Replace?

Monday, March 6th, 2017

water-heater-repair-replaceOf all the appliances and devices you use in your home on a daily basis, your water heater is likely the one you take the most for granted. Most people don’t give these systems a lot of thought—that is, until something goes wrong with it.

If your water heater springs a leak, in the best case scenario it will be something that can be easily fixed by one of our professional plumbers. Our Waterloo, IA water heater services include installation, repairs, and replacement—and sometimes, replacement is necessary. But how do you know when that time comes?

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Troubleshooting a Water Heater with No Heat

Monday, January 23rd, 2017

water-heater-failureCould you imagine your home without the conveniences of modern plumbing? Or how about without any hot water? Hot water is necessary, for cleaning, cooking, and perhaps most importantly—comfortably showering! So of course, it can be disconcerting to turn your shower on only to discover it’s freezing cold.

Naturally, this is not one of those problems you can just wait on, which is why our team is here. But in the meantime, keep reading to find out a few reasons why your Janesville, IA water heater isn’t producing any hot water, and what you may be able to do about it.

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Is a New Water Heater In Store for You This Year?

Monday, December 5th, 2016

There are many components of your home that you likely don’t give a lot of thought to, until something goes wrong. This might include your HVAC system, your indoor plumbing, or, your water heater. If you take proper care of your water heater and schedule maintenance on a regular basis, then you likely won’t have to worry about running into too many problems with it. However, no water heater lasts forever, no matter how diligent you are about its care. Due to this, it’s important that you know the signs that it is time to replace your water heater.

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Water Heater Tips for Top Performance

Monday, October 10th, 2016

One of the appliances in our homes that is taken for granted the most is that of the water heater. Water heaters make a number of tasks around the home much easier, but we don’t really give much thought to that—until something goes wrong. To ensure that your water heater works effectively and efficiently as it should for as long as possible, check out and follow the tips below.

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Is it Time to Replace Your Water Heater?

Monday, August 29th, 2016

Water heaters are designed to last a rather long time, particularly if you take really good care of them. No matter how well maintained your system is, however, there is going to come a time that eventually you’ll need to replace the water heater.

It’s important that you are able to identify the signs that this time has come. Otherwise, you could be in for an unwelcome surprise some day when you don’t have any hot water available. Keep reading to learn more about what these signs are.

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