What are the Differences Between Direct and Indirect Water Heaters?

August 19, 2019

You may consider your water heater one of the most important appliances in your home. It provides hot water for bathing and washing dishes. If you need to purchase a new water heater, you will find a number of options. You may want to choose between direct and indirect water heaters. Both heat water sufficiently […]

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When Does Your Water Heater Need a Thermal Expansion Tank?

August 7, 2019

Standing in front of a water heater, if a heating engineer suggests the installation of a Thermal Expansion Tank, it would be nice not to feel the need to ask questions. You know precisely what he’s talking about, so you’re aware of the implications and ready to make an informed decision. At any rate, the […]

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Replace Your Old Water Heater System with Solar Powered Heaters for Sustainability

July 18, 2019

According to some of the more reliable home statistics gatherers, a fully operational water heater system eats masses of electrical energy. Only air conditioners consume more. Think about how badly an old water heater system would then perform. On second thoughts, don’t dwell on such things; the energy lost by that ailing equipment is just […]

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Understanding the Function Anode Rods Play in a Water Heater System

July 1, 2019

A relatively straightforward set of components inhabit a water heater system. A gas burner or electric element heats a tank filled with water. In a tankless model, it’s a heat exchanger that provides on-demand hot water. Thermostat, heat source, and delivery system, the equipment parts come together. Anode rods aren’t a super-obvious system feature, though. […]

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FAQ: Does the Alkalinity of Water Affect the Performance of a Water Heater System?

June 19, 2019

High alkalinity problems, as found in residential water supplies, impact water heating systems. Flowing through appliance innards, the high pH fluid hamstrings system performance. Never fear, this FAQ is here to show you how to stave off the effects of these harsh chemical influences. Starting with a quick look at the sources of alkaline water, […]

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