Butter Plumbing Blog : Archive for the ‘Water Heaters’ Category

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…)

Trouble with Your Water Heater Can Appear Suddenly

Monday, July 10th, 2017 by Butter Plumbing

water-heater-repairMost homes in the area use traditional tank water heaters to warm the water used in cooking, cleaning, and bathing. They’re typically placed in out-of-the-way locations in the home, such as the basement or the garage, and because they often do their jobs so quietly, it can be hard to notice when problems start. Indeed, most issues with your water heater appear without much fanfare. By the time they cause an active disruption, the damage can be quite extensive, and often requires replacing the water heater instead of just repairing it. (more…)

Check Your Water Heater for Problems

Monday, March 6th, 2017 by Butter Plumbing

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Winters are harsher in Las Vegas, NV than most people realize. Though much warmer in comparison to winter back east, we still get our share of freezing temperatures, and with our dry climate, we experience lots of wear and tear over all parts of our home. This can apply to plumbing systems too, especially appliances like the water heater. (more…)

Does Your Water Heater Need to Be Replaced?

Monday, February 6th, 2017 by Butter Plumbing

Water_Heaters_dreamstime_xl_11740158Most homes in Paradise, NV have a traditional tank water heater in place to provide hot water for cooking and cleaning. They do their jobs very quietly and are often tucked away in little-used parts of the home like the basement or garage. Unfortunately, that means that problems can creep in unnoticed, and if your water heater is more than 10 or 15 years old, those problems can quickly lead to a fundamental breakdown if you aren’t careful. When that happens, you need to get your water heater replaced right away.

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30 Reasons Why You Should Have a Professional Install a Water Heater: #26-30

Monday, November 21st, 2016 by Butter Plumbing

Welcome to the final entry in our six-week piece on why you should always trust a professional when it comes to installing or replacing a water heater in your Green Valley, NV home. We’ve saved the most important reasons for last, so if your existing water heater is on its last legs or you’re thinking of exchanging a traditional water heater for an alternative model, we urge you to consider these points carefully. A properly trained professional always makes for a better choice, and can bring a number of benefits to your new water heater. (more…)

30 Reasons Why You Should Have a Professional Install a Water Heater: #21-25

Monday, November 14th, 2016 by Butter Plumbing

For the past few weeks, we’ve been discussing the installation of a new water heater in your Paradise NV home. Enterprising do-it-yourselfers may be tempted to install or replace a water heater on their own, in hopes of saving time and money. This is invariably a mistake. You’ll save a lot of heartache, as well as halting many potential problems in their tracks, simply by contacting trained professionals and letting them take care of it. Why? We count down Reasons #21-25 to let you know. (more…)

30 Reasons Why You Should Have a Professional Install a Water Heater: #16-20

Monday, November 7th, 2016 by Butter Plumbing

Welcome back to our continuing series on why you should trust a professional plumbing service when it comes to water heater installation. There’s often an urge to attempt such an operation yourself in order to save a little money, especially if you’re handy around the home. With an appliance like a water heater, however, it’s always a better option to go with the licensed pros here in Las Vegas, NV instead of tackling it yourself. Here’s another five very strong reasons why. (more…)

30 Reasons Why You Should Have a Professional Install a Water Heater: #11-15

Monday, October 31st, 2016 by Butter Plumbing

Over the past few weeks, we’ve been running down a number of reasons why you should always trust a professional plumbing service with your water heater. Water heaters are designed to last a long time, which means they can catch you by surprise when they suddenly need to be replaced. Here’s Reasons #11-15 to make sure you rely on a professional to do the job. (more…)

30 Reasons Why You Should Have a Professional Install a Water Heater: #6-10

Monday, October 24th, 2016 by Butter Plumbing

Welcome back to our list of reasons to rely on a professional service to install your water heater. Such an important system in your Summerlin, NV home needs to be serviced by a professional, not only when installing or replacing a new unit, but when repairing it as well. Today, we’re going through reasons 6-10 to avoid attempting such an operation yourself, with more to come in the following weeks. (more…)

30 Reasons Why You Should Have a Professional Install a Water Heater #1-5

Monday, October 17th, 2016 by Butter Plumbing

Water heaters are designed to last a long time, but sooner or later, every system needs replacing, and this is true for your water heater as well. Time and general wear and tear take their toll, especially here in Las Vegas, NV where hard water is a recurring issue. While you can postpone the date for a replacement with steady maintenance performed throughout the unit’s life, you’ll need to prepare for the eventuality that the old water heater just isn’t going to do the job anymore. (more…)