First Rate Plumbing Heating and Cooling Inc Blog: Posts Tagged ‘water heater repair’

Benefits of Tankless Water Heaters: Is it Time to Switch?

Monday, November 14th, 2022
Tankless water heater unit on the wall.

It’s great to have a supply of hot water sitting in a tank at the ready, but what if you could have seemingly endless hot water without the tank running cold? That’s exactly what tankless water heaters are designed to do. Instead of paying to keep a boiler on all day and night, you could save energy (and water) with a tankless system. Let’s help you decide whether you should keep your current boiler, or if it’s time to make the switch.

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Can You Flush a Water Heater on Your Own?

Monday, April 4th, 2022

You rely on your water heater numerous times a day, from washing your hands to doing the dishes. Water heaters typically are reliable, running consistently without a lot of required maintenance. However, at least one time a year, it is a good idea to flush your water heater. Doing so can help to ensure its lifespan. Should you do this on your own? It’s best to leave the water heater repair in Albuquerque, NM, up to the pros for several reasons.

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What’s That Smell Coming From the Water Heater?

Monday, January 24th, 2022

Imagine this: you are ready to take that refreshing hot shower. But all of a sudden, the water from the faucet starts smelling like rotten eggs. This is not a scenario you would like to face.

So, what makes water heaters smell awful? The reason is the generation of a gas hydrogen sulfide inside the heater.

In this article, we will talk about the main reasons behind the smell, and the steps you can take to prevent it.

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