Sweetwater Plumbing Blog: Archive for the ‘Water Heaters’ Category

What to Do When Your Water Heater Won’t Work

Monday, May 2nd, 2022
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Have you ever experienced an involuntary ice shower? It is an extremely unpleasant shock. And this is exactly what can happen if your water heater suddenly gives out on you.

Water heaters are made to last for many years and perform well. But this doesn’t mean they’ll never encounter trouble. The thing about water heater issues is that you want to catch them early, before you lose all access to hot water in your home!

But what do you do if you are already in that worst-case scenario without any hot water? Warning signs won’t mean much at this point! We’ve got you, not to worry. Read on for a brief, helpful guide to getting through a water heater emergency.

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Kick Off the New Year With a New Water Heater

Monday, January 10th, 2022

water-is-too-hotYou are back from your vacation and ready to get back to work. The problem is that, this morning, when you went to take a nice shower to start off your day, you were jolted awake by a jet of cold water. Once you are able to get past the initial shock of this and you dry off, you probably are going to start asking what happened.

Much like many¬†water heaters in Riverside, your system may be reaching the end of its lifespan. After years and years of hard work, even well-maintained systems will become ineffective at the task of producing hot water. If you notice these warning signs, it means that your water heater is due to be replaced–and we are here to help get the job done.

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Let Us Tell You About Your Anode Rod

Monday, October 4th, 2021

It is common knowledge that rust spells the death of most metals. Created by exposure to oxygen and/or water, rust eats away at metal objects. The question you may have is how your water heater doesn’t succumb to this issue since it literally holds gallons of water all day, every day.

The answer can be found in the anode rod. This is a part of standard storage water heaters in Santa Ana and beyond. This seemingly simple part of your water heater allows your system to function for multiple years without corrosion eating at it from the inside-out.

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Can You Fix a Leaking Water Heater?

Monday, August 9th, 2021

water-heaterWhen there is a problem with your water heater it may not always be immediately apparent. The thing is you don’t want it to become too apparent because that means that you will be without hot water. If something seems to be off with your hot water supply the best course of action is to get your water heater checked out if only to make sure that nothing is wrong.

In some cases, though your plumber will discover that your water heater has an issue that needs resolving. If you get your water heater checked and discover that it is leaking you may be wondering if you can get by with a water heater repair in Fullerton, CA. The truth is that it depends.

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“Does My Tankless Water Heater Need Repairs?”

Monday, June 28th, 2021

hand-holding-wrenchIf you have a tankless water heater in your house you probably already know how beneficial these systems are. They are a great option for any homeowner that wants to save some energy and water without reducing their access to a reliable steady stream of hot water throughout the year.

With that said, while tankless water heaters are a more advanced technology, they are not going to be able to operate properly without expert service. Just like any other home system, your tankless water heater needs occasional help from a professional to keep operating well.

The question here is does your tankless water heater need repairs? If you aren’t sure we can help you figure it out.

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Repairing Vs. Replacing Your Water Heater

Monday, April 5th, 2021

It is tough to replace or repair a water heater, especially if keeps breaking down. To make the choice easier for you, we have listed down four things you should consider before opting for repairs or replacements.

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3 Things to Love About Tankless Water Heaters

Monday, February 8th, 2021

tankless-water-heaterLiving in California means that we are always on the lookout for ways to save…especially when it comes to water. Unless we are in an El Nino year, we don’t get too much rain so anything that we can do to keep our water usage on the low end is worth a shot.

One of the best ways to do this is with the use of certain appliances in our homes. Things like low-flow faucets and showerheads go a long way in helping the modern individual cut back on the number of gallons they go through each month. Another way to save water is to opt for a more water-efficient water heater.

Selecting a water heater that uses less water and energy can have a big impact on your home. It can help reduce your bills without compromising your home comfort. One great system to help accomplish this goal is the tankless water heater.

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Enjoy the Gift of Hot Water This Winter

Monday, December 14th, 2020

water-is-too-hotWhat’s worse than a lump of coal in your stocking on Christmas morning? Likely a shower that turns ice cold when you least expect it. It certainly isn’t going to be a pleasant experience, to say the least. However, that isn’t even the worst part. Icy cold water that takes the place of the hot water you were looking for is likely an indicator of a problem in your water heater. The fact is, you may need a system replacement.

See? We told you it was worse than coal. At least coal can be used to keep you warm!

But in all seriousness, a water heater that needs to be replaced is no small issue. Thankfully, when it comes to dealing with malfunctioning water heaters in Pomona, we are experts. That means you can trust us to help you figure out if it is time for a replacement and what system will be a good match for your home next.

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When to Schedule a Water Heater Replacement

Monday, November 2nd, 2020

The weather has taken a turn towards the chilly which had made those warm showers that much more enjoyable. If you have a bad water heater though you might expect a warm shower but get a lukewarm or cold one instead. This may not be a huge problem for someone in their 20s or 30s but a lack of hot water can end up being a little more dangerous for small children or elders.

When something is wrong with your water heater, you shouldn’t ignore it. Instead, reach out to a technician who has experience with diagnosing and addressing issues with water heaters in Ontario, CA. This is especially true if you need to replace your old, failing water heater before it completely stops working.

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How to Handle a Water Heater Replacement

Monday, September 21st, 2020

tankless-water-heaterWith all the heat we’ve been encountering here, it makes sense that a lot of residents around here will look forward to a warm shower at the end of the day to get rid of the sweat and dirt. This is going to be hard to do if there isn’t any hot water in the house. And without any hot water, you are going to run into more trouble with other tasks such as washing dishes and clothes.

If your water heater isn’t working well lately or isn’t working at all, you shouldn’t just try to bear through it. You don’t want to try to get by this summer and then be completely without hot water come the cooler months. Instead, reach out to a professional for a water heater replacement in Ontario.

Here is a short guide to help get you through a replacement of your water heater so that you can enjoy reliable hot water again.

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