Rentmeister Total Home Service Blog: Archive for the ‘Water Heaters’ Category

How Long Can You Maintain a Water Heater Before It’s Time to Replace It?

Monday, September 4th, 2023

Water heaters are designed to last a long time, but they will not last forever. Depending on whether you have a gas or electric water heater, it can last longer or need to be replaced sooner. 

Of course, scheduling annual water heater maintenance in Ogden, UT, also plays a role in how long your water heater will last. Keep reading if you want to learn more about caring for your water heater and how long you can expect it to last. 

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The Rusted Water Heater: The End of the Line?

Monday, July 10th, 2023

Rust begins to develop on, or in your water heater due to corrosion. Unfortunately, rust usually means that your water heater needs to be replaced, with a couple of exceptions. If you have noticed rust on your water heater, it’s better to act quickly in case repairs can be made.

Otherwise, you’ll need to invest in a water heater replacement. Either way, our team can help. You can keep reading to learn more about rust on or around your water heater and when it means that you need a replacement.

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Why You Shouldn’t Flush a Tankless Water Heater on Your Own

Monday, March 6th, 2023
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Many homeowners don’t know this, but you have to flush a tankless water heater annually just like a tank water heater. Flushing the system is a great way to keep it free from build-up and running great. But can you flush a tankless water heater on your own?

The short answer is yes, but our team does not recommend a DIY tankless water heater flush. If you need any type of water heater maintenance, we can help. Keep reading to learn more about why you only want to let a plumbing expert flush your tankless system. We’ll also review the signs that your tankless water heater is in need of a system flush if you’ve never had it done before. 

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How to Test If Your Heater Is Actually Broken or Not

Monday, January 23rd, 2023
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There’s nothing worse than coming home after a long time away, only to find out that your home isn’t warm on a cold winter’s day. Is your heater broken? Or did something just go wrong that’s an easy fix? There are some heater issues that are easy to correct on your own. Of course, if you have questions you can reach out to our team and we can help you troubleshoot.

Sometimes it can be difficult to tell the difference between a broken heater and a minor repair. But there are ways that you can test if your heater is actually broken or not. Read on to learn more about some heater tests and how they can help you learn more about how your heater functions.

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What Actually Happens During Water Heater Maintenance?

Monday, November 14th, 2022
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Your water heater has one of the most important jobs in your home: allowing you to enjoy a warm shower, wash dishes, wash clothes, and more. You may not realize it, but you should schedule routine water heater maintenance annually to keep it running at its best. 

If you still have the manufacturer’s manual included during installation, you can read more about the expected maintenance for your particular water heater. If you’ve never heard of water heater maintenance, you may be wondering what actually happens during water heater maintenance. Keep reading to learn more about this important service for your home.

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Is a Tankless Water Heater Worth It?

Monday, May 16th, 2022

If you’ve reached the point where it’s time for you to upgrade your water heater, then we’re sure that you’ve considered a tankless water heater. Tankless water heaters are a hot topic. The problem comes when you’re actually entertaining the idea of getting one and you’re confronted with all your options. It’s easy to get overwhelmed by all you have to choose from. We’re the professionals you can work with concerning your tankless water heater in Layton, UT

Today, we’re going to take the time to highlight all that tankless water heaters have to offer. It’s quite a lot. If you’re interested in making the switch, then we want to help you through the process. 

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How to Help Your Water Heater

Monday, February 7th, 2022
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Winter can be hard on all the different appliances in your home. The cold weather makes your heater work harder, it can throw your indoor air quality off balance, and it can even put your water heater to the test. If you’ve noticed that your water heater isn’t running properly, we want you to know that there are things you can do to improve its performance. 

We’ve gathered some of the best tips today to improve your home’s water heater. If you try a few of these tips and still feel like you’re not receiving great service, then it’s time to call a plumber in Draper, UT. We’re a team that’s full of experts. We put our knowledge to good use to make things easy for you. It’s why you can count on us for everything from tips to service. 

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Is it Time for a Water Heater Upgrade? Here’s How to Decide

Monday, March 11th, 2019

leaky-water-heater-what-to-doSomething that we see so many homeowners struggle with here in Layton is timing. You don’t always know the exact time you need to replace your heater, air conditioner, or water heater, but that’s why our team of technicians are here to help. One thing you never want to do is wait until it’s too late and experience a big breakdown.

If you’re questioning if you need a new water heater, it might not necessarily be time to ditch your old system immediately, but you definitely need the aid of a professional. We can help you make sense of the problems you’re having and point you in the direction of replacement or repairs.

If you’re looking for a great new water heater in Layton, UT then make sure to contact our team here at Rentmeister Total Home Service.

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3 Winter Water Heater Tips

Monday, December 3rd, 2018

Technician servicing an hot-water heaterThe water heater is one of the hardest working appliances in your home. Your water heater is something you use daily and during this time of year. Holiday parties and cold weather conditions make your system work even harder. Make sure you’re keeping your water heater in the best condition possible during these cold winter months—without proper maintenance, you’ll be taking ice-cold showers in the middle of December.

If you need service for your water heater in Clinton, UT make sure you call our team. We’re a local, family-run business that’s served Salt Lake, Weber, and Davis counties for the past 50 years. When you choose our team, you’ll know you’re getting service from an HVAC company that really understands your needs.

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Water Heater Price Increase Coming Due to Emission Guidelines

Friday, June 1st, 2018

As of July 1, 2018, the only water heaters permitted to be sold in the state of Utah for either commercial or residential purposes are ultra low-Nox emissions water heaters.

The purpose of these low emissions water heaters it to protect the air quality in our communities.

Prices for new and replacement water heaters will now range from $200-$400 more than standard water heaters currently on the market.

If your water heater is aging or has been experiencing problems, we encourage you to replace the system now before the new law goes into effect, to help save you considerable money.

Contact Rentmeister Total Home Service today for your water heater installation!

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