Posts by Phil Luther

Tacoma Water Heater Venting Options

Posted by on May 13, 2014 in Plumbing Repair Tacoma WA | 0 comments

The following ideas about correct water heater venting from Water Heater Repair Tacoma WA right here are shared in order for house owners to have a basic understanding of exactly how the different types of venting work. They are not planned to be how-to directions for house owners to perform themselves. The training and licensing of an expert plumbing repair service specialist is extremely essential. In terms of venting, water heaters are typically vented in two methods; direct vent water heaters and power vent water heaters. So what is the main difference between the 2 styles of water...

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Sizing A New Tacoma Water Heater

Posted by on Apr 23, 2014 in Water Heater Replacement Tacoma WA | 0 comments

Shopping around for a new water heater? For many people, it is not the most fun type of shopping to do, and for many people it might not be the simplest. A lot of water heater repair companies will definitely do a great job of making good tips for ones alternatives. If one is inclined to do some more in depth research oneself, below are some links that will be helpful. Energy Expense Calculators The U.S. Department of Energy has an energy cost calculator for electric and gas type water heaters on its website that is useful. It might seem a little difficult, but one need to have the ability...

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Using Technology to Rethink Water Heater Design

Posted by on Mar 17, 2014 in Water Heater Technology | 0 comments

There is a new water heater in town and it potentially might be the very best thing in new innovation in the water heater market in quite a very long time. It is from the ISI Technology company and definitely makes use of modern technology in its building. Combine smart grid technology and a heck of a tankless design and one gets the HEATWORKS MODEL 1. The company very swiftly more than surpassed its funding for the project this past February and is taking pre-orders for the system. So, needless to state, we have not gotten our hands on an unit to test it out, however it does look really...

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Learning the Best Water Heater Temperature

Posted by on Mar 2, 2014 in Water Heater Repair Tacoma WA | 0 comments

Much has been discussed over exactly what is an ideal water heater temperature level setting. Lots of sources, consisting of ENERGY STAR, provide the energy saving elements of temperature levels of 120 degrees or lower. And yes, there are cost savings to be had, but reasonably for those whose existing setting is closer to the conventional factory preset temperature of 140 degrees. On the other hand, not as many share information about the possibility of contracting Legionella bacteria with a lower setting, particularly with a temperature lower than 120 degrees. OSHA states some exceptional...

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How to Remove Odors from a Tacoma Water Heater

Posted by on Jan 22, 2014 in Water Heater Repair Tacoma WA | 0 comments

Though not an enjoyable smell Water Heater Repair Tacoma WA knows when one pours a glass of water or goes to shower and the water smells like rotten eggs, it can be corrected. Generally, the smell is because of excess bacteria that has established in the water tank. It can happen more frequently for homes that utilize a well or cities that utilize a well to provide the water. According to Soquel Creek Water District, the smell is the result of four factors that must all be present for the odor to develop. These factors include: A high concentration of sulfate in the raw water Sulfate...

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