As of April 2013, all water heaters installed in new homes throughout Kansas City need to be power vent models. The power vent water heater cost about twice as much as a standard energy saver water heater.
Water Heater blankets were first introduced in the 1970′s when the first push towards energy efficiency took place. Water Heaters back then were far less efficient than the water heaters that are manufactured today. Over the last 12 years, water heaters have greatly stepped up the efficiency of a standard unit. One of the ways [...]
If you’re like most people you probably don’t think much about your water heater unless their is a problem and you no longer get hot water. By keeping up with some routine water heater maintenance you can increase the lifespan of your water heater by up to 30%.
One of the things we are working on to try to increase our presence online is to create as many informative pages that relate to water heaters. Our recent post on Water Heater Wiki pages is all about the specialization of water heater installation in the Kansas City area. We focus on standar residential water heaters in [...]
A commercial water heater can be quite different from the water heater that is in your home. The most common size for a commercial water heater is between 80-100 gallons. There is a wide range of demand that may be needed for a commercial water heating application.
If your demand for hot water is not being met there are a few options that you can consider. Most of the time people will jump to the possibility of a tankless water heater. A tankless water heater works well for many applications but for most homeowners it is more of an investment that it’s [...]
Draining a water heater something that you should do once a year to help remove the sediment that builds up in a tank. Draining the tank will increase the lifespan of the unit. In some cases it may take some finagling to get it do drain down.
As a licensed plumber we get a lot of calls for water heater repair or replacement. We have our go to brands that we prefer to install and we have our stay away from brands that we will never install. Whirlpool is one of those types of water heaters.
Every once in awhile we get into a situation where a water heater won’t drain. There are a few tips that can be used in order to get the heater to drain down.
Customers like to ask our plumbers who makes the best water heaters. Of all the water heaters we install we seem to have the least amount of trouble with the Bradford White water heaters. A bradford white water heater is available in both a 6 year and 10 year warranty.