Dynamic Mechanical Plumbing Heating & Air Conditioning Blog : Archive for the ‘Water Heaters’ Category

Is It Time for a New Water Heater?

Monday, October 1st, 2018

Tankless-Water-HeaterWater heaters are built to last, but they don’t last forever. No matter how well you take care of your water heater, sooner or later you’re going to need to replace it. It’s important that you be able to realize when your water heater is getting close to the end of its life, so that you can have it replaced as quickly as possible. You don’t want to suddenly find yourself without hot water in the middle of a shower or something. There are a number of different signs that your water heater is on its last legs. Read on to find out more about some of the most common ones, so that you know when to call for replacement services.

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Is Your Anode Rod Still Effective?

Monday, August 6th, 2018

water-heater-serviceThe short answer to the question asked in the title of this post is—hopefully, yes. A better answer is—if you have to ask this question, then it is probably time to check in on it! If you use a tank water heater, then you owe a huge debt of gratitude to the anode rod in that water heater, regardless of whether or not you are aware of its presence and what it does for your system. Of course, we think that it is always best to have some understanding of such matters, so we’ll be taking a closer look at the anode rod today.

Before we begin, let us just say that a tank water heater is a great option for many homeowners. It is certainly no fluke that the system consistently ranks as the most popular type of water heater throughout the country! That being said, and as is the case with any appliance, tank water heaters do have a few cons to go along with their many pros. The best way to mitigate any issues stemming from these cons is to work with a trustworthy, professional plumber in Avon,  CT.

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Why Stick with a Tank Water Heater?

Monday, March 19th, 2018

water-heater-technicianThere are some people out there in every industry that are constantly going to try and sell you upgrades, more expensive equipment, warranties that amount to very little, and so on. We certainly want to make sure that you have the best equipment for your personal needs and that you enjoy the best performance that that equipment has to offer, but the decision about what types of appliances you use in your home is ultimately up to you as the homeowner.

You may have heard about tankless water heaters, and the many benefits that they have to offer. We agree with much of what you probably know. These systems last a long time, they’re very efficient, they save space, etc. However, they are not the replacement for tank water heaters. They are an alternative to tank water heaters. There is no single water heater that is going to fit everyone’s needs, and that is why it is so important to consider all available options.

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Tank v. Tankless: Water Heater Pros and Cons

Friday, February 17th, 2017

working-on-a-water-heaterWhen you think of the appliances in your home, where does mind go first? The refrigerator in the kitchen? The washing machine and clothes dryer in the laundry room? While you certainly have a hands-on relationship with these appliances, there is one that you don’t really have much interaction with that is nonetheless incredibly important. This is your water heater.

After all, every time you use that washing machine, you’re relying on your water heater to provide it with hot water, right? The same is true when you take a shower or run the dishwasher, or even just wash up after a hard day at work. The water heater in your home works hard each and every day, so you need to know that you have the right one installed in your residence. We’ll help to ensure that this is the case. Just remember to schedule your water heater services in Bristol, CT with a member of our team.

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Water Heater FAQ: What Is an Anode Rod?

Monday, July 4th, 2016

Do you use a tank water heater in order to heat a sufficient amount of hot water for use throughout your home? If so, we’d like to take a few moments to inform you about the great importance of keeping a good anode rod in your water heater tank. The anode rod may not be a component that you are even familiar with, but it is one that plays a vital role in keeping your water heater operating properly and preventing damage to your hot water tank. Without a good anode rod in place, your water heater in New Britain, CT will be in serious trouble.

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Do I Need Water Heater Repairs?

Monday, May 2nd, 2016

We use a lot of appliances and electronics in our daily lives. Few have quite as huge an impact on our daily routines as the water heater does, though. It is for this reason that keeping your water heater in great working condition is imperative. If you notice any signs of trouble with your water heater, you are wise to schedule professional water heater repairs in Plainville, CT immediately. The longer that you wait to do so, the worse off your system is likely to be. Here are some potential red flags to be aware of.

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Is a Tankless Water Heater Right for Me?

Monday, January 18th, 2016

Are you looking for a new water heater? If so, then we recommend that you take the time necessary for evaluating all of your options carefully. The tankless water heater has gained a lot of traction in the residential sector over the years, and it is not difficult to understand why. We’ll get into the benefits of using a tankless water heater in Glastonbury, CT a bit more below. We’d like to remind you first, though, that the only way in which you can hope for your water heater to function just as it ought to is to schedule your water heater installation, repair and maintenance services with skilled, trained professionals. Just contact the experts here at Dynamic Mechanical Heating & Air Conditioning in order to do so.

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3 Signs That You Need Water Heater Repairs

Monday, August 17th, 2015

Of all the luxuries that we as modern homeowners enjoy in this day and age, dependable access to hot water throughout our homes is not only one of the most convenient: it is one of the most necessary. Because of this, we must stress just how important it is that you schedule any necessary water heater repairs in Hartford, CT as soon as possible. Simply put, delaying in doing so can have seriously adverse effects on the overall condition of your water heater and its ability to heat water in a reliable and efficient manner. If you suspect that you have a water heater in need of repairs, make sure that you contact a member of our staff promptly. Dynamic Mechanical Heating & Air Conditioning is here to get your water heater back on track.

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Why You May Want to Consider a Tankless Water Heater

Monday, June 29th, 2015

Traditionally, most homeowners use a storage tank in which to store the water heated by their water heaters. With so much new technology available in this day and age, of course, it is not surprising to learn that many homeowners have moved away from doing so. There is certainly nothing wrong with using a tank water heater, and many homeowners do and will continue to do so. However, a tankless water heater is an option worth your consideration, as these systems do have some benefits to offer that more traditional water heaters do not. If you’d like to schedule tankless water heater services in Hartford, CT, just give us a call. Dynamic Mechanical Heating & Air Conditioning will do the job right.

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Is the Storage Tank Water Heater a Thing of the Past?

Monday, May 18th, 2015

Before going any further, let us answer the question above immediately: no. The tank water heater is still a very viable option, and many homeowners wouldn’t trade theirs in for any reason or for any other model. That being said, there is more competition than ever before in terms of alternative water heater systems.

With tankless models and others to choose from, you may find yourself wondering why you should still use a tank-based water heater. The answers are many, and we will get into a few of the more pertinent reasons below. Just keep in mind that, as is the case with any sort of water heater, professional services are necessary if your system is to succeed. If you need any water heater services in the Hartford, CT area, contact a member of the Dynamic Mechanical Heating & Air Conditioning team to get the job done right. 

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