Earthwise Home Services Blog: Archive for the ‘Water Heaters’ Category

When to Call It Quits with Your Water Heater

Monday, September 2nd, 2019

water-heaterDoes your water heater receive routine maintenance and prompt repairs as needed? Then it can last for many years! In fact, you likely have the same water heater working for you since you moved into your current home.

But, like any other home comfort system, water heaters don’t last forever. Eventually, you’ll need to replace yours when it can no longer do the job it’s meant to. You may consider repairs, but there are some indicators to watch out for that signal that it’s more economically feasible to upgrade the water heater altogether. What are these indicators?

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How to Choose the Right Water Heater

Monday, May 13th, 2019

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When it comes to choosing a water heater, we recommend two types of systems:

The storage tank water heater, and the tankless water heater.

The storage tank water heater is a classic—one that you’ve likely grown up with and probably have in your home right now.

The tankless water heater has been around for decades, but it’s often regarded as being a bit more high-tech than the standard water heater.

Of course, the big question is, Which one should I install?

Here’s our advice on getting the answer to that question:

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Why You Need to Flush Your Water Heater

Monday, September 3rd, 2018

water-heaterIf you’re the owner of a tank water heater, congratulations! You’re doubtlessly enjoying all the benefits of this low-maintenance water heater. However, that doesn’t mean these water heaters don’t come with their own problems. It’s only because they’re so low maintenance for most of the time that it might be easy to forget to flush the tank once per year.

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How to Flush Your Water Heater

Tuesday, November 21st, 2017

water heater servicesThe water heater is a vital part of your home: providing safe hot water for cooking, cleaning, and bathing. Water heaters tend to do their jobs quietly and without a fuss, and most of them are tucked away in little-used parts of your home such as the basement or the garage. There’s a downside to the equation, however: it can be very difficult to spot any problems with your water heater until the damage has become quite extensive.

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