Platinum Plumbing & Heating, Inc. Blog: Posts Tagged ‘water heaters’

Is the Storage Tank Water Heater Now Obsolete?

Monday, February 12th, 2024

While water heaters can last for many years, and regular maintenance helps to maximize their life expectancy, there will eventually come a day when you need to start looking into water heater replacement. If that day has arrived, you’ll want to weigh your options carefully.

It might seem like you only ever hear about tankless water heater systems these days. Does anyone still use storage tank water heaters? Or is tankless the only way to go? We’ve got the information you need.

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Rust on Your Water Heater: Does That Mean It Must Be Replaced?

Monday, December 4th, 2023

Your water heater is critical to your comfort. Cold showers are no fun, especially during the chillier times of year, and cold water doesn’t do a great job getting the dishes clean. So when you notice that something is wrong with your water heater, even if it hasn’t totally failed to produce hot water yet, you need to get it sorted out right away.

If the problem that you’ve noticed is rust, you may be seriously concerned. Rust can be a sign that your water heater is ready for retirement. But are repairs possible? While rust on your water heater can mean it’s time to replace it, there’s a chance that all you need is repair. We’ll spell out the details for you.

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How Does a Tankless Water Heater Save You Money?

Monday, February 13th, 2023

If it’s time to replace your water heater, you are probably considering your options. How much hot water does your family use? How much do the different types of water heaters cost? One of the biggest decisions to make is whether to get a tank or tankless water heating system.

While there are benefits to either choice, when it comes to energy efficiency, the tankless system definitely has the standby tank beat by a wide margin. And energy efficiency isn’t just good for the planet, it’s good for your bank account balance when it comes time to pay your utility bills.

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