All American Plumbing Heating & Air Blog: Archive for the ‘Water Heaters’ Category

What Hard Water Can Do to Your Water Heater

Monday, September 3rd, 2018

tank-water-heaterHard water is a funny thing. It’s no real threat to your health (aside from making your bathtub or shower really slippery) but it can do a real number on your plumbing system. Unfortunately, we happen to live in an area with very hard water indeed. If you know that your home has a hard water problem, but you’re not sure exactly how much of a “problem” it is, then keep reading. Today, we’re going to focus on just one of the many parts of your home that can suffer due to hard water exposure: your water heater.

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It Might Be Time to Replace Your Water Heater

Monday, May 28th, 2018

tank-water-heaterWater heaters are build to last a long time, especially if you give them proper care and maintenance. No matter how well you take care of your water heater, though, you will eventually need to install a new one. The trick is being able to identify when your water heater is on its last legs, so that you can have it replaced before it has a chance to break down entirely. You don’t want to find out that your water heater has permanently given up the ghost, say, while you’re taking a shower. So, let’s take a look at some of the warning signs that you should replace your water heater sooner rather than later.

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