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Water Heater Trouble? Call 919-661-6334

Water heaters are dependable appliances that can last up to 10 years. We can help you extend the life of your equipment and receive optimal performance by establishing a regular schedule of care, maintenance and other Raleigh water heater services. Like other major systems, water heaters send distress signals when there is a problem. One sign that your unit may be failing is that it quickly runs out of hot water. This issue could be due to excess sediment, inadequate insulation or malfunctioning parts, such as thermostats or heating elements. Improperly sized equipment can cause you to run out of hot water as well.

Hard water deposits make it difficult for your equipment to heat the water. They reduce the capacity of the tank and make your water heater work harder. Insufficient insulation causes the tank to lose heat, wastes energy and increases utility bills. Worn out or defective parts can prevent your equipment from heating the water. Changes in schedules or routines make it difficult for smaller water heaters to meet the increased demand. Your household may need a larger model.

A small leak can quickly become a major leak at the worst possible time. The solution will depend upon whether the water is coming from the pipe or the tank. This problem requires immediate attention because excess moisture increases the risk of mold and property damage, which are expensive and difficult to repair.

A gas leak and improperly vented carbon monoxide can endanger your home and family. We can repair your pipes after the utility company identifies and stops the leak. Our trained technicians can inspect and service your unit. Inspecting the connection fittings every six months is essential if you have a gas-fired system. We can replace worn out or defective equipment and repair water and gas pipes.

Our team can help you incorporate energy conservation measures, such as installing a timer on your water heater. If your equipment is reaching the end of its serviceable life, we can help you select an energy-efficient model. Give us a call to learn more about Raleigh water heater services.

Tank water heater or Tankless Water Heater Learn which is right for your home.There are many questions that consumers are posed with when deciding on a water heater. Is a high efficiency gas storage tank for me? Or would the whole-home gas tankless water heater better serve me and my home? Depending on your current water heater situation, your skill level in maintaining your water heater, and in some cases just your own preference, many things can factor into your final decision making process. Anyway you choose to go however it is best to know the facts and the pros and cons of either type when making your final decision.

A very helpful spot to learn more about both the “tank water heater” and “tankless water heater” is the Energy Star website (www.energystar.gov) which details each very thoroughly. According to the site, one should give serious consideration to the whole-home gas tankless water heater model if you are in the process of building a new home or taking on a significant remodeling project at your home. In choosing the tankless water heater route, it is essential that you first be sure that there is a large enough gas line at your home (this would typically need to be a ¾” line) in addition to having enough space to install the proper venting.

Energy Star also suggests the tankless water heater model for those who are looking to replace their existing water heater before it actually breaks down or if you presently find yourself running out of hot water often. The tankless heaters would more than likely require that you be willing to either take on the responsibility of some additional maintenance tasks or be sure to schedule a regular check on the unit every few years, and while you will have to pay a bit more upfront when choosing to go this route, in the long run this type of  heater will reduce your heating bill by an estimated 30 percent. Another plus in “going “tankless” is that the water heater will have a longer lifetime than the other options available to you.


The high-efficiency gas storage water heaters or the “tank” heaters also are a viable option in many cases, especially for those looking for more routine installation and maintenance of their water heater, Energy Star recommends this type to consumers who are satisfied with the style of water heater that they currently have and for those not looking to make a major change. These are also ideal for those who currently have a “tank” heater that is no , longer functioning and needs to be replaced. Much like the “tankless” option, the gas storage heater can lower heating bills in the long run for those willing to pay a little more up front, as on average these models of heaters will reduce one’s water heating bills by around 7 percent.

For an in-depth look at estimated savings and other information that can help you to decide whether the “tankless water heater” or “tank water heater” is for you, a great resource is the aforementioned www.energystar.gov, under the section titled “products.”

 

Here is a great source for learning about Tankless Water Heaters, and helping you decide if it’s really the right choice for your lifestyle and needs. Poole’s Plumbing is your Raleigh Rinnai Authorized Service Provider and Tankless Water Heater Specialist.

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We offer a best price in town guarantee on water heaters. We are a certified Raleigh NC Plumber since 1999. But don’t just take our word for it. See what our customers have to say about the many types of plumbing services we provide. When you’re ready for questions or a free in-home proposal, just give one of our friendly and knowledgeable certified plumbing experts a call and Get Plumbing Done Right the First Time.

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