Bell Home Solutions Blog : Archive for the ‘Water Heaters’ Category
Monday, June 12th, 2017
There are a lot of different systems in your home that you rely on daily for a variety of purposes. One of the most vital of these systems is the water heater. The average home makes use of its water heater multiple times a day, every day, throughout the year. That’s a lot of stress to put on one system, even one that is designed to cope with it. Many water heaters never fully shut down, and instead operate 24/7 to maintain a standing supply of hot water. If you want to make sure that you get the best return on investment out of your water heater, there are a few steps you can take to help it cope with the strain.
Wednesday, May 24th, 2017
Water heaters can last quite a while, if you take proper care of them. No amount of repairs or maintenance can keep your water heater operating indefinitely, though. If your water heater is getting close to the end of its lifespan, it’s a good idea to be able to identify the warning signs as soon as possible. The earlier you can identify that your water heater is on its last legs, the lower the chances that you’ll be surprised by a sudden breakdown. Have a look at these signs that you need to install a new water heater.
Monday, February 6th, 2017
Water heaters are one of those things that no one thinks about, but everyone relies on. If you’re looking for a new water heater, you’re probably finding out just how many decisions there are to make before settling on the right system. Since taking cold showers for the foreseeable future likely doesn’t appeal to you, you might be tempted to rush through the process just to get something in place to provide hot water. If you hurry through the process, though, you may end up with a water heater that doesn’t fit your individual needs well. Fortunately, we’re here to help you through the process. One of the first decisions you’re going to have to grapple with is which water heater type to select. There are two primary types to consider: tank and tankless.
Monday, September 12th, 2016
If you’re thinking about installing a new water heater in your home, you should take the time to properly consider the different options available on the market. Sure, tank water heaters are the most popular type in the country, and they do have a lot to offer. However, they are not always the best systems for every situation. Let’s take a look at tankless water heaters, how they work, and the benefits they can offer you.
Monday, August 29th, 2016
Water heaters are sturdy appliances, built to last for many years before needing to be replaced. That span of years won’t be nearly as long as you think, though, if you don’t schedule regular water heater maintenance. Read on to find out more about why water heater maintenance is so important, and why you should schedule it every year.
Monday, August 1st, 2016
For a great many years, the only type of water heater available to homeowners was the tank variety. While that type of water heater is still the most popular type on the market, there are plenty of new options for people with different water heating needs. Let’s take a look at a couple of the more common water heater types, and how they can fit your needs.
Wednesday, May 11th, 2016
Water heaters are incredibly sturdy systems. They need to be, in order to cope with being used multiple times a day all year round. No matter how well constructed, though, water heaters don’t last forever. There will come a time when you need to replace yours, and the sooner you can recognize the signs the better off you’ll be. Let’s take a look at some of the signs that your water heater is nearing the end of its lifespan.
Monday, April 25th, 2016
Your water heater is one of the hardest working appliances in your home. Every time you make use of hot water in your home, which is probably multiple times a day, you’re relying on your water heater. That equates to a lot of wear and tear on the system, which in turn means a higher likelihood of problems occurring as the system gets older. Let’s take a look at some of the resulting water heater issues that you need to be aware of.
Monday, February 29th, 2016
Water heaters deal with water on a constant basis, from the time they are installed to the time they are replaced. Being constantly exposed to water makes rust less of a possibility and more of an unavoidable reality. So, how does your water heater avoid becoming a rusted out husk within a couple years of installation? The answer is a small part called the anode rod. Read on to find out how the anode rod works, and why you need to have a professional check on it at least once a year.
Wednesday, February 24th, 2016
Have you ever wondered why your water heater doesn’t rust into oblivion a couple years after being installed? That may seem like an odd question, but consider that any system dealing with large amounts of water is vulnerable to rust over time. A water heater is exposed to water constantly, from the time it is installed onward. So, how does it keep operating without the tank rusting out and rupturing? The answer is a part called the anode rod. Let’s take a look at what the anode rod is, and why you should have yours checked at least once a year.