Atlantic Refrigeration & Air Conditioning, Inc Blog: Archive for the ‘Water Heaters’ Category

Do I Need to Replace My Water Heater If It’s Rusting?

Monday, May 10th, 2021
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“Rust” and “water heater” aren’t words you want to see together. In general, you don’t want rust or other forms of corrosion to appear on any metal, since it weakens it. Metal in contact with water is in danger of corrosion, provided it’s also exposed to oxygen. Because rust cannot be reversed, only removed, once it starts, conventional wisdom about rust and water heaters is that once there’s corrosion starting, a water heater is finished. Time for a new one.

Is this always the case? If you see rust on your water heater, does it mean it’s time to call us to replace it? Let’s take a closer look at corrosion and water heaters.

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How Big a New Water Heater Should I Get?

Monday, January 4th, 2021
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The answer to this might sound simple: why not get the biggest water heater that you can afford and which fits in your house? 

However, when it comes to water heater installation, a water heater that is too large and powerful for a home will turn into a problem because it drains energy. If you have a water heater that heats up more water than your household uses, that’s energy going to waste. You’ll have a water heater you paid too much to purchase and which consumes enormous amounts of power nobody is putting to use. 

The best way to determine the right size of water heater to install is to work with professionals. You’ll need professionals for any service for a water heater in your house, so involve them from the start when you’re getting a new one. Our technicians work with many types and sizes of water heaters in Maryland, and we can see you have the ideal new system for your home.

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Is a Tankless Water Heater Right for Your House?

Monday, November 9th, 2020
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If you’re reading this post, it’s likely because you are considering installing a new water heater for your house. The old water heater is no longer doing the job, or it is costing far too much to keep it up. What’s the next step? Is it as simple as calling and asking us to replace your water heater? Well, yes, it can be that simple. When it comes to water heaters in Lewes, DE, we’re the expert team to look to for a new installation. 

We’ll help you with more than installing a new water heater. We’ll help you choose the model and size. Which brings us to the topic of this post: the tankless water heater. You’re thinking you may want to switch from the standard storage tank model you’ve used for years to the technology of the “on-demand” water heater. Is this the right choice for your home?

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3 Areas of Your Water Heater to Check Before the Cold Season

Monday, October 1st, 2018

water-heaterThe cold season is approaching. If you have an air conditioner, then you know it’s nearly time to be shutting it off and switching all power to your heater.

However, that’s not the same story with your water heater. It has to work all-year-round, regardless of the season. Water heaters are often taken for granted because they perform quite well with little upkeep. In truth, there are several working components in a water heater, and many homeowners might not know just how much goes into it.

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Every Modern Home Needs a Tankless Water Heater

Monday, July 9th, 2018

tankless-water-heaterIn our modern era, we demand more convenience and quicker gratification. For some, this is a bad thing. At the end of the day, though, it’s hard to resist convenience and ease of use—especially when it comes to a warm shower.

First-time homeowners and current homeowners alike should consider modernizing their home with a tankless water heater. Although tank water heaters have been serving people for decades, tankless water heaters have several benefits that are making them a favorite among homeowners.

When it comes to water heaters, the true battle is between the tank versus the tankless. Likewise, we’ll be going through this article with direct comparisons of how a tankless heater outperforms its rival.

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3 Signs That It’s Time to Replace Your Water Heater

Monday, June 25th, 2018

 

water-heater-tankOvertime, as your household changes, so will the demands you put on your water heater. Everything from the amount of people in your home to their lifestyles and habits. All the while, your water heater will still be aging.

 

To keep your monthly expenses down, your water heater in Delaware should match the demands of your household, just as it was when installed. Yet, if your monthly bills show otherwise, you should check out the three signs that it’s time to update your water heater.

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