The Sunny Plumber Phoenix Blog : Posts Tagged ‘tank water heater’

3 Reasons You Need to Replace That Old Water Heater

Monday, July 13th, 2020

logoNobody would call a new water heater the most exciting thing money can buy. Not even a Sunny Plumber. And we love water heaters! Even so, you are going to have to spend the money on a new water heater in Phoenix eventually. That one in your house won’t last forever. How do we know? Have we been snooping around? No, of course not! We know that’s true because no water heater is going to last forever!

If anyone tells you they have one that will, find someone else to work with. We’re here to tell you that you don’t need to wait for a full breakdown before replacing. In fact, we’d advise against that. We’re not just saying that to sell water heaters, either. There are a lot of compelling reasons to replace your water heater now. Can’t think of any? Well, you’re in luck! That’s exactly what we’re going to cover in today’s post.

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The Pros and Cons of the Tankless Water Heater

Monday, April 6th, 2020

sunny-plumber-vanIf you’ve visited our blog before—and we certainly hope that you’re taking advantage of this resource—you already know that we are big advocates of using tankless water heaters in Phoenix, AZ. Just to make things clear, however, we acknowledge that the tankless water heater is not the right system for every home or for every homeowner. It’s not that we’re an advocate for this single type of system. We an advocate for finding the right system for your needs!

With that in mind, we are going to explore some of the pros of tankless water heaters today. However, we’ll also be taking a look at some of the cons of these systems. And yes, even tankless water heaters, outstanding a resource as they may be, have them. After all, if there were one single water heater that was the right fit for every home, then there wouldn’t be so many options out there to choose from!

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Fed Up With an Inefficient Water Heater?

Monday, December 2nd, 2019

sunny-plumber-vanHot water is one of those amenities that homeowners today cannot live without. And you shouldn’t ever have to, even if your budget doesn’t leave you with much wiggle room. This is why you shouldn’t ignore signs of trouble with your water heater, including an overly expensive operating cost. Sure, you need hot water in your home, but that doesn’t mean you should just grin and bear it when your system starts costing too much for comfort.

If your water heater in Phoenix is causing you budgetary woes, then it is essential that you contact us right away. There are a number of different issues that could be at play, and some of them may have serious implications for your water heater. Just because this issue may not be “urgent” in the way that a water heater leaking water all over your floor may be urgent does not mean that you have any time to spare.

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New Water Heater? Keep These 3 Tips in Mind!

Monday, October 21st, 2019

sunny-plumbersThere are a lot of important components, appliances, and fixtures in any plumbing system. Chief among these is the water heater. If you don’t have a dependable water heater in your home, cleaning up, showering, and prepping food can be a much trickier, and far less comfortable, affair than it should be! That’s why you really want to act fast when it comes time to replace your water heater, particularly if you’ve waited for it to break down entirely.

However, it is also not a project that you want to rush through. For most homeowners, a brand new water heater represents a pretty major investment. You don’t want to have buyer’s remorse because you did not take the time necessary to choose your new water heater carefully. We’ve got some tips that we hope you’ll keep in mind when choosing your new water heater in Phoenix, and we want to encourage you to reach out to our Sunny Plumbers with any questions.

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Why Stick with a Tank Water Heater?

Monday, November 19th, 2018

logoYou’ve seen us talk a lot about the benefits that tankless water heaters have to offer. But don’t let that convince you that we don’t support tank water heaters too. Tankless water heaters are the right choice for many homeowners in many situations. However, there is no such thing as a single type of water heater that is ideal in every application. If that were the case, there would not be so many to choose from! A tank water heater in Phoenix may be right for you.

Today we are going to look at some of the reasons why you might want to stick with a tank water heater or choose one as your first water heater installation in a new home. There is a lot more to consider than you may realize, and all water heaters are definitely not created equal. Each type has its unique pros and cons, and you are going to be living with your decisions for quite a few years to come. Make sure that you make an informed choice when it comes to your water heater installation.

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What Kind of Shape Is Your Anode Rod In?

Monday, August 13th, 2018

logoThe type of answer that far too many homeowners respond to when faced with the question posed in the title is: “What’s an anode rod?”

If you use a tank water heater to provide hot water in your home, and you do not know what an anode rod is, then this is the post for you. Why? Well, the short answer is that the anode rod is all that stands between your hot water storage tank and total obliteration!

Okay, that last bit was a little melodramatic, but that does nothing to change that an anode rod really is your hot water tank’s best source of protection from the damage and eventual leaks caused by corrosion. An anode rod doesn’t last forever, either. In fact, it’s not supposed to. That means that your anode rod is going to have to be replaced at least a few times throughout the course of your water heater’s lifespan. Be sure to schedule your water heater services in Phoenix, AZ with The Sunny Plumber Phoenix.

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When to Call for Water Heater Repairs

Monday, October 23rd, 2017

water-heater-technicianJust because the weather outside is so hot for so much of the year in our living area does not mean that you only want cold water coursing through your residential plumbing system. Hot water is one of the most important amenities in any home, and it is so common that many homeowners take its availability for granted. This is precisely why it is so troublesome to run into problems with your water heater. Any disruption to your hot water supply is going to cause serious inconvenience in your home.

The moment that you have any reason at all to suspect that there is a problem with your water heater, contact a member of our team to schedule professional water heater repair in Phoenix, AZ. Whatever the issue may be, it must be properly diagnosed and expertly resolved, preferably in a very prompt manner. We have some of the finest water heater technicians around on our staff, and we are happy to get that water heated back up to working reliably for you.

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Water Heater FAQ: Tank or Tankless?

Monday, September 25th, 2017

If we were to write you a blank check, chances are that you’d go out and spend your funds on something a bit more exciting than a water heater. We get it: we’re plumbers, and even we don’t think that a water heater is the most enticing item that someone can purchase. It is one of the most necessary, however. If you want to live in the comfort and convenience that you deserve, then you need more than a good water heater. You need a water heater that is going to suit your needs completely.

When it comes down to choosing a new water heater in Apache Junction, there are two systems that most homeowners are going to be looking at. These are the tank and the tankless water heaters. Like any other appliance, both of these systems have pros and cons. In order to help you choose your new water heater confidently, we’ve put together some information to help you better understand some of these points of comparison between tank and tankless models.

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