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Water Heater Sizing: Does Your Home Need Multiple?

When the time comes to replace a water heater or look at water heater placement in new construction or renovations, it’s worth asking the question: “Should we install more than one?” With new construction, you have more choice about where you place your water heaters. When you’re just replacing your existing model or working with your old floor plan on renovations, your options may be more limited, especially when you’re considering traditional “storage” model water heaters. Storage models are the…

Your Tankless Water Heater Doesn’t Heat as Fast — What’s Going On?

Tankless water heaters are very reliable, but on rare occasions there may be a problem that needs to be investigated and repaired. Temperature fluctuation is the most common complaint. There are electrical, gas, and water connections involved with a tankless heater and special tools may be required. In most cases a professional should handle this type of repair. Problems With Tankless Water Heaters Check setting – The temperature setting may have been changed be mistake.  Worn seal – If the seal is worn…

Why Sizing Is Critical When Choosing Your Tankless Water Heater

Home owners in San Diego and the surrounding areas are becoming more and more energy conscious as utility bills keep going up. A tankless water heater can give great energy savings, but since it only heats water on demand, its important to know you’ve picked the right capacity to keep up with your home’s hot water needs. So how do you figure out which ones are the right size when looking at what’s available? Tankless water heaters are rated by the maximum heat increase for…

Your New Tankless Water Heater: Venting Considerations

You did the homework, and decided to go with a tankless water heater for your upgrade or new build project. In either case, now that you’ve bought your new tankless water heater, venting considerations should be next on the agenda if the model you selected heats water with gas rather than electricity.…

Tankless Water Heater: Is It A Good Fit For Your Home?

If it’s time to replace your storage tank water heater, or if you’re maximizing energy savings by upgrading appliances, it would be wise to consider tankless water-heating systems for up to 50 percent water-heating savings, a water heating system that’s customized for your needs, and to enjoy an endless supply of hot water on demand. …