Lehigh Acres Water Heater

Service Areas 2.8.2011

Lehigh Acres is well known for it’s quiet and peaceful lifestyle. After a hard days work, I’m sure inspecting your hot water heater for signs of trouble are far from your mind. A visual inspection and regular maintenance can alert you to problems long before you have no hot water. Don’t forget, we are currently…

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Fort Myers Beach Water Heater

Service Areas 30.7.2011

I’m sure an ice cold shower is not your ideal ending to a relaxing day on Fort Myers Beach. The fact is, water heaters eventually will fail. Regular maintenance and inspection are critical to prolonging their, but nothing lasts forever. We have put together some articles regarding the maintenance that you should perform and you…

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Fort Myers Water Heater

Service Areas 30.7.2011

After a long drive home through the Fort Myers heat and traffic, the last thing you want to do is take an ice cold shower. Instead of waiting until your hot water heater fails, take a few minutes and perform a proper inspection to see if it’s time for a replacement. Replacing an older unit…

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Cape Coral Water Heater

Service Areas 30.7.2011

With no lack of heat outdoors in Cape Coral, not many people are thinking about their hot water heater. The majority of our clients only find problems once it’s already too late. While regular inspection, draining, and maintenance can prolong the life of an electric hot water heater, they don’t last forever and will eventually…

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Water Heaters: Worst Case Scenario

Water Heaters 20.5.2011

Many people don’t know that they have a potential bomb inside their home. When safety devices on a water heater fail, bad things can happen! The thermostat on a water heater is designed to stop the water heater from overheating, but they can fail. In a closed system, this could cause pressure to build up…

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Water Heaters: Temperature and Pressure Relief Valve

Water Heaters 20.5.2011

The temperature and pressure relief valve (T&P Valve) is a crucial safety feature of your water heater. This valve allows the hot water heater to automatically release water should it get too hot or the pressure rise too high. Failure of T&P valve is the most common explanation for water heater explosions and is usually…

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Water Heaters: Corrosion and the Anode Rod

Water Heaters 19.5.2011

Water heaters can fail early due to internal corrosion of the hot water heater. Your annual visual inspection is helpful, but you can’t see everything. The sacrificial anode rod in a water heater is designed to extend the life of the heater. It is a rod that extends into the heater and is composed of…

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Water Heaters: How They Work

Water Heaters 19.5.2011

The simple function of a hot water heater is to heat the water. How does it do it? The thermostat senses the temperature of the water in the tank and turns the heating element on until the temperature of the water reaches the preset temperature. The thermostat then turns the power off to the heating…

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Water Heaters: Internal Components

Water Heaters 19.5.2011

An electric water heater is an electrically heated hot water storage tank. It has one or more elements that heat the water within the tank. These elements are controlled by one or more thermostats. The thermostats are connected to the power supply of the home through the breaker panel. The water heater comes equipped with…

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Hot Water Heaters

Plumbing Services 19.5.2011

You get home after a long day and there is no hot water.  You immediately pick up the phone and call a plumber.  It is after hours, so you pay extra for the tech to come out.  He walks in checks the heater, one minute later tells you he fixed it and charges you $100.00….

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