Red Rock Mechanical, LLC Blog: Archive for the ‘Water Heaters’ Category

How You Can Tell Your Water Heater Is Beyond Repair

Monday, January 17th, 2022

leaking-water-heaterIt would be nice if you could purchase a water heater once and then never have to worry about it again. It would work perfectly for the rest of the time you owned your house. This isn’t the case, but many homeowners treat their water heater as if it were immortal and let an old one linger long past the point where it should’ve gotten replaced.

We want to help you know when it’s best to leave aside continuing repairs on your home’s water heater and instead invest in a replacement. When it comes to water heaters in Plattsburgh, NY, we’re the experts you can trust for honest advice and great service. 

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When the Shower Goes Cold—Why It May Happen

Monday, March 29th, 2021

cold-showerNo matter what you have planned when you get up, one important part of facing the day is having that morning shower. And nothing can get your day off to a worse start than to have the water in the shower go cold on you, or possibly have no hot water coming from the showerhead at all.

There are several reasons why you might be getting cold water in the shower, and some aren’t as obvious as you might think. In many cases, you’ll need the assistance of a plumber in Plattsburgh, NY to solve the problem. Our team is here with 24-hour emergency service to see that your shower troubles don’t last long. 

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Watch for Warning Signs Your Water Heater Needs Repairs

Monday, May 13th, 2019

tank-water-heaterUnlike heating systems and air conditioners, the water heaters in Colchester, VT operate all throughout the year. Rain, shine, or snow, your house still needs to have a steady supply of hot water that’s ready with a turn of the faucet. Too many basic everyday tasks would become difficult if not impossible if you had a non-functioning water heater in your house.

This is why it is important to pay attention to indications that the water heater is malfunctioning or running down. The sooner you can call for our water heater repair experts to fix the problem, the easier and less costly it will be to fix. Best of all, you’ll avoid a sudden loss of hot water—or even an early water heater replacement.

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Tank vs. Tankless Water Heaters

Monday, March 6th, 2017

tank-water-heaterWhen people think about residential water heaters, they have a distinct image in mind. It’s a simple image: a tall metal cylinder containing a supply of water. This is a storage water heater, also called a tank water heater. (Or, if you want to be extremely specific, a storage tank water heater.) The reason this is what people think of when they hear the term water heater is that tank water heaters are the most common way to heat water in homes and they have been for many decades.

This doesn’t mean they are the only choice. There are alternatives to the conventional electric or gas-powered storage water heater on the market. The most popular of these alternatives is the tankless water heater. More homes each year are adopting these models and finding out they love their multiple advantages.

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Is It Time to Replace Your Water Heater?

Sunday, October 23rd, 2016

A water heater is a necessity for any home, and it works all throughout the year no matter the weather. Think about how often you need hot water in your home on a daily basis and you’ll start to understand how much stress your water heater goes through.

This is why you need to give serious consideration to replacing your water heater after enough years have gone by and the system is showing signs that it’s starting to lag. Below we’re going to look a bit more at the age of a water heater and the warnings that it’s time to replace it.

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