Design Comfort Blog: Archive for the ‘Water Heaters’ Category

Is Your Household in Need of a Water Heater Upgrade?

Monday, April 27th, 2020

smiling-technician-holding-clipboard-and-standing-in-front-of-water-heaterIf there’s any appliance that’s taken for granted in the average American home, we’re going to go ahead and say it’s the water heater. Without this system, you wouldn’t be able to begin your day with a hot shower, wash your clothing, or effectively clean and sanitize your dishes. A reliable source of hot water is essential to your modern quality of life!

Of course, no water heater lasts forever. When it comes time to replace or upgrade yours, we’ll help you find the best one for your specific needs. Homeowners often assume that if they have a tank water heater, their only option is to replace it with another tank water heater—but tankless is an option too! Regardless of which system you choose to upgrade to, it’s important to know the signs that you’re ready for a water heater upgrade—in other words, the signs that your current water heater is about to fail.

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Signs Your Water Heater Is in Disrepair

Monday, December 23rd, 2019

tank-water-heaterNo matter the season, no matter where you live, no matter who you are… there is one system in your home you’ll always need and probably take for granted. That’s your water heater! It’s easy to just accept that your taps will always provide hot water when it’s needed—but the truth is this is only possible if your water heater is properly cared for.

Think about it—your water heater goes through a lot of stress to make cleaning, bathing, and cooking possible. At some point, you’ll need to have your water heater professionally maintained—we recommend this once a year—and at some point still you may need water heater repairs. But how will you know this is the case?

Read on to discover some of the signs of a water heater in disrepair, and should you suspect something is amiss with your water heater, don’t hesitate to reach out to our team!

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Is It Time to Replace Your Water Heater?

Monday, June 10th, 2019

residential-water-heaterAnd, should you upgrade to tankless? Well, maybe.

Stick around and we’ll share with you not only the biggest signs that your tank water heater is about to call it quits—but some of the benefits and drawbacks of going tankless. A tankless water heater installation isn’t the right choice for every home, but it can be a great choice for many. Keep reading to learn more!

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Defeating Water Heater Obstacles: Hard Water

Monday, November 26th, 2018

hot-water-faucetYou may have heard the term hard water at some point or another, but maybe don’t know what it actually is. Hard water is water that has a high presence of minerals in it—namely, calcium and magnesium. These minerals are harmless to your health, but the same cannot be said for your plumbing system. Your pipes and your quality of life can suffer in a number of ways due to hard water. Here are some of them:

  • Hard water makes it hard for soap to lather, turning cleaning and showering into nuisance chores.
  • It leaves buildup on the inside of your pipes, which can lead to clogs and subsequent drop in water pressure.
  • It stains your laundry and leads to the quicker breakdown of your clothing and other washables.

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Why Do Tankless Water Heaters Need Maintenance?

Monday, September 3rd, 2018

tankless-water-heaterTank Water Heaters: They’re big, noticeable, often noisy, and seen in the majority of homes throughout the country.

With such a large presence, most people understand that these Salt Lake City water heaters need maintenance from time to time, particularly because these are often subject to scaling, which is the mineral buildup that you may hear evidence of (you’ll hear a clanging noise). Scaling causes issues with pressure, temperature, and even corrosion, leading tank water heaters to often need flushing to offset the problem.

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Consider a Water Heater Upgrade This Year

Monday, June 11th, 2018

repair-of-gas-water-heaterWater heaters are designed to last a very long time, particularly if you give them the right level of care and maintenance. However, no matter how well you take care of your water heater, eventually it will need to be replaced. The trick is being able to identify when that time has come, so you can invest in an upgrade before it breaks down on you altogether.

The last thing you want is to find out your water heater has failed after jumping into what you think is going to be a hot shower. But how do you know if it’s almost time for replacement, or you just need another water heater repair in Salt Lake City? Keep reading and we’ll help you determine just that.

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Is It Time to Replace Your Tank Water Heater?

Monday, May 1st, 2017

time-to-replace-tank-water-heaterThere are a number of options today when it comes to selecting appliances for your home, including the tankless water heater. Many homeowners, however, still utilize the very reliable tank water heater to warm the water in their home. These systems do their jobs quietly, and are often tucked away in little-used parts of the home for space-saving benefits.

Unfortunately, though, being out of sight means that tank water heater problems can creep in relatively unnoticed. If your water heater is more than 10 to 15 years old, then these problems can quickly escalate to a full breakdown or emergency. When this happens, you’ll likely need a replacement, or at the very least prompt West Jordan, UT water heater services.

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Should a Tankless Water Heater be Your Next Home Appliance Installation?

Monday, November 28th, 2016

Is your home’s water heater in need of replacement? If it’s broken down recently or if you are tired of paying for increasingly frequent water heater repairs, then this may very well be the case. Whatever your reasons are for scheduling the replacement of your water heater, remember that there are far more options today than there were 10-20 years ago.

There’s nobody saying that you have to stick with the same type of water heater that you’ve always had. For example, you may do well to consider the installation of a tankless water heater—which offers many benefits.

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Is it Time to Invest in a New Water Heater?

Monday, August 29th, 2016

No matter what model you have, water heaters are known to be very reliable and durable appliances. This is particularly true if you schedule routine preventive maintenance for the system. However, no matter how well taken care of your water heater is, it cannot last forever. There will come a time that you will need to replace the system.

In order to minimize your inconvenience, it’s important that you know how to recognize the signs that this time is approaching. Otherwise, you can suddenly find yourself without hot water, which is of course not ideal. Keep reading to learn more about the signs that it’s time to invest in a new water heater.

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Why Should You Choose a Tankless Water Heater?

Monday, August 8th, 2016

Whether your water heater has broken down entirely or it’s just about ready to replace, you have many options to consider. It’s in your best interest to weight all of these choices carefully to ensure you are getting the most effective and efficient water heater system for your home. You do not have to stick with the same type of system you’ve always used!

A tankless water heater, for example, may be a great option for your home. There are many advantages to using this type of water heater, including the fact that you can get hot water on demand. This means you don’t run the risk of running out of hot water from your storage tank. Keep reading for a few of the largest benefits of tankless water heaters.

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