How Can Rusting be Prevented Inside the Tank of a Water Heater?

Blog | July 18th, 2019

Steel and copper hot water tanks corrode when they’re left unadorned. That’s why special coatings are fused to tank metals. True, there’s anodic protection in there, and that metal rod is designed to sacrifice itself. All the same, alloy water heater tanks should be protected. To furnish this shield, this strong interior barrier, different equipment […]

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Hot Water Systems Failure That Calls for Emergency Repairs

Blog | July 2nd, 2019

Not every hot water system defect requires the services of an emergency repair engineer. Sure, for peace of mind, a customer probably will get on the service hotline and ask whether their appliance or property is at risk. Ultimately, however, only a handful of system failure conditions will result in the immediate dispatch of an […]

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Noisy Hot Water System: What are the Possible Causes?

Blog | June 16th, 2019

You are about to settle in for the night when you hear mysterious noises coming from the pipes in your walls. After a little trial and error, you come to realise that these noises occur whenever you run your hot water. Noisy hot water systems are incredibly common, though they should not be ignored. Today, […]

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How Often Should You Drain Your Electric Water Heater Tank?

Blog | June 2nd, 2019

Time will have its way. That’s an axiom that applies to everything, even electric water heaters. Over time, these appliances become less efficient. For natural wear problems, maintenance technicians do their best to extend tank life expectancy. They check and tune every system. But then there’s tank sediment, which can’t be fine-tuned. This heat attenuating […]

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Tips in Choosing the Most Energy-Efficient Hot Water System for Large Homes

Blog | May 16th, 2019

Following this simple arithmetical progression, more hot water is depleted when there are more people living in a larger home. Even if that property isn’t packed with people, excessive amounts of waterborne energy are spent because the fluid has so far to travel. It’s a conundrum for sure, one that this list of energy-saving tips […]

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Causes of Bacterial Contamination in Faulty Hot Water Systems

Blog | May 1st, 2019

As a rule, unless a water supply is sterile, it contains fractional amounts of bacteria. Measured in parts per million (PPM), about the only effect those trace contaminants can produce is a bad smell. Even then, there are home filters and appliance filters, which exist to prevent vestigial odours. However, hot water systems can become […]

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Possible Causes and Remedies for Water Discolouration in Hot Water Supply

Blog | April 17th, 2019

Having clean hot water on demand is one of the most amazing human advancements of all time. We’ve grown to expect clean water to come from our taps whenever we turn them on. When we get water that is showing signs of discolouration, something is clearly wrong. When you notice discolouration in your hot water […]

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The Importance of Electrical Testing Prior to Replacing Parts on a Hot Water Storage Tank

Blog | April 7th, 2019

Common electrical testing routines should always be carried out before replacing a part on a hot water storage unit. Why should that be the case? Think about it from a contract electrician’s point of view. This journeyman feels certain a heating element or thermostat has bit the dust. Feelings aren’t enough, though, not in this […]

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When Does a Hot Water System Need Full Replacement for Practical Reasons?

Blog | March 21st, 2019

Hot water system owners don’t like to be left in the lurch. They surely don’t want to wait until their water taps and shower heads go permanently cold. No, whether the equipment is installed in a home or a business, the occupants who are enjoying the toasty heat need to know if their gear is […]

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Heat Pump Hot Water System that Dehumidifies: What Does it Imply?

Blog | March 10th, 2019

A heat pump hot water system does a nice job of providing reverse-refrigeration action. Warm air is pulled in to the equipment through a vent, it’s dumped into a storage tank, and an energy-efficient source of warm water prospers. The fan, compressor and evaporator coil behind the intake vent even treat the air while pulling […]

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