Reliance Plumbing Sewer & Drainage, Inc. Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Water Heater’

Schedule Water Heater Maintenance Today!

Monday, November 23rd, 2015

With cold weather here in Glenview, IL and only expected to get worse, you need hot water for your home to be more reliable than ever. The last thing you need is a water heater that can’t do the job, or worse: one that suffers a serious problem right when you need it the most. The best thing you can do to prevent such a problem is schedule a water heater maintenance session today. Not only will it allow your technician to spot a potential problem before it gets started, but will provide numerous other benefits designed to lower your bills and extend the life of your system. Here’s a quick look at some of the specifics.

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Signs You Need to Replace Your Water Heater

Monday, October 26th, 2015

A good water heater can last for many years, and there are services here in Glenview, IL that can perform regular maintenance sessions to keep it operating at its best. Sooner or later, however, any system needs replacing and no matter how faithfully your water heater does its job, you’re going to need to have a new one installed eventually. Signs that your water heater is about to fail are subtle, especially considering that most water heaters are tucked away in parts of the house such as the basement or garage that don’t see day-to-day traffic. If you look closely, however, you should be able to determine if your water heater is in trouble and can schedule a replacement session.

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What Is A Hybrid Water Heater?

Monday, September 28th, 2015

If you’re a homeowner in the Glenview, IL area, chances are you know what a traditional tank water heater is. You may also have heard of a tankless water heater, which serves as a viable alternative to tank models by heating the water up instantly as it passes through the pipes. But between these two models lies a pair of other options: hybrid water heaters which combine the features of both. If you’re in the market for a new water heating system, you may want to consider a hybrid water heater, since they offer a number of advantages. But what is a hybrid water heater? We’ve broken down the two basic types below.

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Watch for Signs of Water Heater Damage

Monday, August 24th, 2015

Water heater damage can be a tricky thing not because it’s necessarily hard for a trained technician to repair but because most people rarely pay attention to their water heaters until the damage becomes impossible to ignore. Here in Chicago, IL, time and weather can take their toll on most water heaters, and while you can help it avoid big problems by scheduling regular maintenance, sooner or later your water heater is going to need repairs.

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3 Benefits of Tankless Water Heaters

Monday, August 3rd, 2015

Chicago, IL residents may have heard of tankless water heaters, which provide a viable alternative to traditional water heaters. They’re not right for every household, but for those with the right specifics, they can be quite a boon. As their name implies, they work without a tank. Instead, they use superheated coils to warm up the water as it passes through the pipes towards your faucets. If you’re looking to replace your traditional tanked water heater, this may be an excellent way to do it. Here are 3 benefits of tankless water heaters that you should consider.

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What You Need to Know About Water Heater Anode Rods

Monday, July 20th, 2015

Your water heater is one of the most important aspects of your home: providing piping hot water for cooking, cleaning and bathing. While none of us like to think about it, water heaters need regular maintenance just like any other household appliance. Here in Chicago, IL, there’s no shortage of trained plumbers who can provide a reliable maintenance schedule for you. But it helps to understand how you can help out, and what is entailed in regular servicing. The anode rod, in particular, is a vital component in your water heater. The more you know about them, the better you can understand how your water heater functions.

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How to Select a Commercial Water Heater

Tuesday, July 14th, 2015

Hot water is the foundation of civilization, and an absolutely necessity for your Chicago, IL business. Commercial hot water heaters differ in a number of ways from residential models, however, and if you need to have one installed or replaced in your office, it pays to take each step one at a time. The good news is that a trained plumber can help you with the planning and installation of your new hot water heater, but you can do yourself a favor by getting some basic guidelines down as early as possible. Here are some tips on selecting a commercial water heater.

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Signs Your Water Heater Needs Repair

Monday, June 22nd, 2015

Water heaters sit unnoticed in quiet corners of our house, doing their jobs year in and year out without raising too many flags. We rarely expect them to encounter trouble, but when they do, they can bring your household slamming to a halt. Here in Chicago, IL, a trained plumber can usually correct the problem with your water heater, but you need to spot the signs that your water heater needs repair before you can call them. Here’s a quick list of symptoms you should watch for in your household.

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Sunday, April 5th, 2015

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