Ace Plumbing and Heating Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Water Heater Services’

Are Tankless Water Heaters Worth It?

Monday, April 15th, 2024

If you’ve been thinking about switching from a tank water heater to a tankless water heater, you may be wondering if the upgrade is worth it. After all, tankless water heaters are more expensive to install and it can be a little bit of a process to make the switch over because most homes need some retrofitting.

You can keep reading to learn more about the unique benefits that a tankless water heater offers, as well as some of the potential downsides. Then you can give us a call whenever you’re ready to switch from a hot water tank in Calgary over to a tankless model. We can even complete an in-home assessment and review with you how a tankless model would be set up inside your home.

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Why You Shouldn’t DIY Install a Water Heater

Monday, January 8th, 2024

There are many home projects that you can complete by searching online for DIY tutorials. However, a water heater installation is not one of those projects. Water heaters require highly specialized care, and there are many steps to removing your old water heater and installing a new one correctly.

If it’s time for a new water heater installation in Calgary, AB for your family, give our team a call. We can walk you through your water heater options and then complete installation for you. You can keep reading to learn more about why you don’t want to install a water heater without hiring a plumbing professional.

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Christmas Hot Water Spoiler. How to Avoid One

Monday, December 18th, 2023

An image of a Christmas hot water spoiler card greeting from the Professor of Plumbing in the shape of a  Christmas wreath.

This is a Christmas hot water spoiler story. It’s Christmas Eve, and your home is buzzing with excitement and the warm glow of Christmas lights. Relatives from near and far have gathered, filling the home with laughter and festive cheer. But as the evening wears on, a chilling discovery is made. The water tank has malfunctioned, leaving everyone with the prospect of cold showers on Christmas Day.

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Common and Uncommon Water Heater Repairs

Monday, July 24th, 2023

The water heater in your home is designed to last a long time, but it won’t be without problems here and there. The best way to stay ahead of problems is to schedule water heater maintenance. You can also pay attention to how your water heater operates and learn the signs that something may be wrong.

When you do notice that your water heater is not quite working as it usually does, you can give our team a call for water heater repair in Calgary. In the meantime, you can keep reading to learn more about both common and uncommon water heater repairs that we see and the signs of each one. 

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What to Know About Your Water Heater’s Sacrificial Anode Rod

Monday, October 17th, 2022

Have you ever heard of a sacrificial anode rod? Most homeowners have no clue what it is, but the sacrificial anode rod is a very important part of your water heater. While it’s not a topic you discuss around the dinner table, it is something interesting that you might like to learn more about.

After all, your water heater has an important job in your home. And the more you know about it, the better you understand how it works. When you know how your water heater works, you can identify problems faster when something goes wrong. If you need Calgary water heater services, our team can help. 

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5 Signs It’s Time to Upgrade Your Water Heater

Monday, May 20th, 2019

Unfortunately, your water heater won’t last forever. If your plumbing systems aren’t working like they use to, and you’ve already opted for water heater repair services in the past, it might be time for you to upgrade your system. We know that you probably aren’t jumping for joy about this prospect—purchasing a new water heater itself and finding a technician to install it can be incredibly expensive, but if it’s time for it to go, we suggest that you make the switch sooner than later.

Your water heater accounts for nearly 17% of your home’s energy use. It consumes more energy than all your other household appliances combined. Make sure that you give this appliance the attention it deserves. If you need great water heater services in Calgary, AB, make sure you contact our team today.

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