Category: Water Heaters

There are few plumbing appliances or fixtures we rely on as much as water heaters.

At Plumbing Solutions, we want you to understand your choices when shopping for a new heater, how to maintain your current heater longer, and how to spot signs of trouble before they become actual trouble. We offer traditional water heater services and tankless water heater services, so you’re covered no matter what your needs.

is it code to have an expansion tank on a water heater?

Is It Code to Have an Expansion Tank on a Water Heater?

The California Plumbing Code (Section 608.3) and the California Mechanical Code (Section 1005.0) require a thermal expansion tank to be installed on all closed plumbing water heating systems. A pressure regulator blocks the pressure backflow between the main water supply and the house in the closed plumbing systems. As a result, the standard tank water

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how to turn off your water heater

How to Turn Off Your Water Heater

The water heater is one of our homes’ most reliable and dependable appliances. It doesn’t require much maintenance, and you can depend on it to give you more than 10 years of exemplary service. However, there are times when you’ll need to switch it off. Whether you’re going for a vacation, the main water supply

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can a water heater cause a fire?

Can a Water Heater Cause a Fire?

Water heaters are a common fixture in almost every home. Without it, you would be forced to bathe in ice cold water which is something no one wants! Having a hot water heater in your home ensures you have plenty of warm water when it’s needed most, whether you are bathing, washing clothes, or washing

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what is a sacrificial anode rod?

What is a Sacrificial Anode Rod?

When it comes to your water heater, it has a single primary function—it heats water. It does it fairly well, the majority of the time, and it by conducting the heat throughout the metal. It then warms up the water that goes through your house when the tap’s turned on. You also know that water

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how much money does a tankless water heater save you

How Much Money Does a Tankless Water Heater Save You?

You may have heard that tankless water heaters are much more energy efficient than traditional water heaters with tanks. That’s true, and the lower energy usage should translate to a lower utility bill. But, exactly how much money does a tankless water heater save you? To help you understand what you should expect, we’ll translate

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