HendrixAir, Inc. Blog: Posts Tagged ‘water heater replacement’

“How Do I Choose the Right Water Heater Tank Size?”

Monday, May 2nd, 2022
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If you were to ask us about the most important appliance in your home, we’d have to say that your water heater tops the list, easily. After all, this is the one system in your home you need absolutely every day, for bathing, cleaning, cooking, laundry, etc.

Of course, since you do use it every day, it means that it uses a lot of your home’s electrical energy. Water heater tanks can suffer from something called “standby heat loss.” Essentially, this means that your water heater’s heat exchangers turn on to heat the water in the tank, but then when that water doesn’t get used, it cools down and the heat exchangers have to come back on to heat up the same exact batch.

One way to resolve this issue? Make sure that you have the right sized tank, so no hot water is going to waste. If you’re looking at a water heater replacement, then this blog post is for you. Read on to learn just how to choose the right water heater tank size.

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Signs That It Might Be Time for a New Water Heater

Monday, February 21st, 2022
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In our previous blog post, we covered some of the ways you can tell your water heater needs repair. The truth is, depending on the age of your water heater, and the frequency of those repair needs, a lot of those same signs could actually indicate it’s time for you to make a water heater upgrade.

Ultimately, you don’t want to be with a water heater that’s not operating as it should. After all, the last thing you need is to be surprised with an icy cold shower when you were expecting a warm one, or dishes that didn’t get thoroughly cleaned in your dishwasher because no hot water got to them.

If you begin noticing anything off with your water heater, be sure to be on alert for the following signs, and if you notice any of them, please give us a call!

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