Butter Plumbing Blog : Archive for December, 2017

Tank Water Heaters vs. Tankless Water Heaters

Monday, December 25th, 2017 by Butter Plumbing

water-heating-systemMost of us are accustomed to traditional tank water heaters in our homes: the tall cylinders that keep water hot inside them for distribution to the various outlets in our home. They’re indispensable to modern life, but they come in models that don’t match the traditional tank model. Tankless water heaters offer a number of advantages over traditional tank water heaters, and while not every home makes a great fit for them, those that do can find the differences amazing. Here’s a little breakdown of how they work. (more…)

Fight Hard Water with a Water Softener

Monday, December 11th, 2017 by Butter Plumbing

water-softening-systemThe civic water systems we have in the Las Vegas area do a good job of keeping our water free of contaminants such as mold, bacteria, and chemicals like Chromium 6. Hard water, however, is a different story, and in desert communities like ours, it can be a big problem. The good news is that you don’t have to just deal with it. A water softening system installed in your home plumbing can solve the issue and ensure that hard water doesn’t bother you ever again. (more…)