The Sunny Plumber Phoenix Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Water Heater’

When’s the Right Time to Replace My Water Heater?

Monday, January 25th, 2021

sunny-plumber-vanWater heaters are incredibly important appliances. They are used day in and day out. They heat water for showers. For doing the laundry. For washing dishes.

Yes, water heaters are incredibly important.

But even we’re willing to admit that they’re not the most exciting thing to spend your money on.

Regardless, you’re going to have to spend money on a water heater eventually. Even if yours is still relatively new, there will come a time when it is necessary to replace your water heater in Phoenix. Or, at least, when it makes the most sense to do so, even if it’s not broken down entirely quite yet.

When that time comes, you’re going to want to work with the pros on our team! Let’s look at some reasons why you might want to replace your water heater.

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Water Heater FAQ: What’s Standby Energy Loss?

Sunday, November 29th, 2020

sunny-plumber-vanWhen folks start shopping around for something like a new water heater, they sometimes stumble across terms that they aren’t familiar with. If you’re looking for a new water heater in Phoenix—particularly if you’re trying to decide between a tank or tankless model—then one of those phrases you may have encountered is standby energy loss. You may not be familiar with it, but it is a major consideration if you’re trying to decide between these two types of systems.

Today, we’ll talk about standby energy loss, tank and tankless models, and more. Before we do, one quick reminder. There are a lot of great systems from many superb manufacturers out there. If you fail to schedule your water heater installation and services with qualified professionals, though, none of that quality will matter. You’re going to wind up with a system that won’t deliver the level of performance you deserve. Of course, that’s of no concern when you work with a Sunny Plumber!

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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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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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Are You Ready to Replace Your Water Heater?

Monday, July 15th, 2019

logoIf you’re anything like most homeowners, and your water current water heater is not currently pouring hot water all over the floor, then your answer to the question posed in the title was probably something like “Nah, I’m good.” Are you really, though? As is the case with any mechanical system, you don’t really want to wait for your water heater to give out on you entirely before you replace it. It’s much better to get a new system in place before that happens.

All of this begs the question, then, of when exactly you should be replacing your water heater in Maricopa, AZ. We’ll explore that further in the following post. First, let us gently remind you that a water heater replacement is not the type of job that you can handle on your own, nor should you entrust it to just anyone with a tool bag. Hire trained, professional plumbers—the sunnier, the better, we always say!

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3 Reasons for Heating Water the Tankless Way

Monday, May 20th, 2019

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Options. We love’em. Nobody wants to be told that there is only one right way of doing something, and this extends to something as basic as heating water for use throughout your home. If you are serious about heating water the way that most benefits you, then you need to choose the right water heater in Queen Creek for your individual needs and user preferences.  More and more, this is leading homeowners to choose tankless water heaters.

There was a time, and not really that long ago, when the tank water heater and water heaters in general were more or less synonymous. Today, however, homeowners are savvier and are willing to do more research and ask more questions before choosing the type of water heater that they’ll use in their homes. If you’re currently thinking about your next step toward a water heater installation or replacement, keep these benefits of tankless systems in mind.

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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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Is It Time for a New Water Heater?

Monday, October 22nd, 2018

sunny-plumbersYou use hot water each and every day in your home. You use it to do the dishes. You use it to wash your linens. You use it to shower, and to do general cleaning around your house. But you don’t go straight to the water heater to get it. That appliance works and works and works, but it does so quietly and out of view. That’s how it is so frequently overlooked by homeowners, even though it’s so necessary.

Unfortunately, this often leads to homeowners failing to act when it comes to their water heaters—sometimes until the system breaks down entirely. Needless to say, an interruption to your hot water supply can really bring your daily routine grinding to a halt. It gets plenty hot around here, but that doesn’t mean that you want to start your day off with an ice cold shower! That is why The Sunny Plumbing Phoenix has some tips for you regarding the need for a water heater replacement in Apache Junction.

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Is a Tankless Water Heater Worth the Higher Price?

Monday, June 18th, 2018

logoWhen the time comes to install a water heater in a brand new home or to schedule a water heater replacement—either due to complete system failure or the desire for a better user experience—homeowners will generally choose between tank and tankless water heater models. When they’re doing their initial research (and you should be doing research before investing in a new water heater) homeowners quickly realize that tankless water heaters are more expensive. Not insignificantly so, either.

With this in mind, prospective customers often ask us if a tankless water heater is worth the money. The answer to this question is yes. The technology and benefits of a tankless water heater are reflected in the price. Does this mean that a tankless water heater, then, is the right option for every homeowner? Not at all. We’re here to help you decide if a tankless water heater in Phoenix is right for you.

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