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The Advantages of Tankless Water Heaters

Posted by on Sep 20, 2017 in South End Plumbing Blog | 0 comments

The Advantages of Tankless Water Heaters

Tankless water heaters are a wonderful innovation in providing hot water to your home or business.  No longer do you need to devote an entire closet space to that bulky 60-gallon tank. There are several advantages when choosing tankless water heaters to replace your old tank system. Compact – Tankless water heaters are small and compact.  They are wall-mounted and can be installed indoors or outdoors. Energy Savings – Tankless water heaters do not store hot water.  They produce hot water on demand, allowing for a huge reduction in energy costs.  Tankless water heaters are considered to be up...

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Areas Most Prone to Leaks and When to Call for Leak Repair

Posted by on Aug 21, 2017 in South End Plumbing Blog | 0 comments

Areas Most Prone to Leaks and When to Call for Leak Repair

Have a toilet that won’t stop running or that pools water at the base, or simply has a spongy floor underfoot? Perhaps you suspect that you have a water leak in the kitchen or in the pipes in other areas of your home — possibly even from your water heater.  Regardless of where or why you have a water leak, once you find one, or if you strongly suspect you have one, you need to have leak repair performed ASAP in order to prevent further damage to your property. There are a few different ways to identify water leaks,...

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New Water Heaters Can Save You Money

Posted by on Jul 20, 2017 in South End Plumbing Blog | 0 comments

New Water Heaters Can Save You Money

Back in April of 2015, the Department of Energy changed its guidelines to compel homeowners to choose more energy-efficient water heaters. Although these changes were inconvenient to some people at the time, the energy savings resulting from these water heater regulations has put a lot of cash back in lots of wallets from savings each month. Even if you weren’t required to replace your water heater, it’s still a good idea to replace old water heaters when they are no longer efficient because it will actually save you money in the long run. Facts About Home Energy Use Did...

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Quick Cleanup: Key to Minimizing Water Leak Damage

Posted by on Jun 20, 2017 in South End Plumbing Blog | 0 comments

Quick Cleanup: Key to Minimizing Water Leak Damage

If you’ve ever had the unfortunate experience of discovering a water leak in your home, you know that cleaning it up quickly is the most essential step to preventing further damage.  If you fail at this step, chances are that your water leak will cause more damage, which will end up costing you more to fix. Watching for water leaks requires that you be diligent in observing your plumbing system.  Focusing on some specific areas and watching for specific signals will allow you to recognize when you have an issue.  Some water leaks are obvious, such as a pipe...

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Repiping: One Step Closer to Creating Your Dream Home

Posted by on May 19, 2017 in South End Plumbing Blog | 0 comments

Repiping: One Step Closer to Creating Your Dream Home

Have you recently purchased a new-to-you home, one that is in need of some serious repairs but has the potential to perfectly meet the purposes that you have envisioned for it? Once you’ve fixed up the exterior of your home, such as the roof, windows and doors, ensuring that there are no leaks etc., you want to turn your attention to the interior of your home. As you begin working on the interior of your home, you want to focus on things such as electrical and plumbing. When you begin to inspect the plumbing of your home, there are...

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Quick and Effective Water Heater Repairs Offer You an Excellent Supply of Hot Water

Posted by on Apr 20, 2017 in South End Plumbing Blog | 0 comments

Quick and Effective Water Heater Repairs Offer You an Excellent Supply of Hot Water

How do you feel about the possibility of taking cold showers for a while?  What about always cleaning your hands with cold water, or washing all your laundry in cold water only?  If you are worried by the consequences that would follow, such as feeling like a popsicle when showering or having clothes that never seem to get clean, you may want to go down and take a look at the state of your water heater.  In fact, you may opt to check your water heater regularly for sings of damage that would indicate you need water heater repairs,...

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