Affinity Gas Services Blog: Archive for the ‘Water Heaters’ Category

Pros and Cons of Tankless Water Heaters

Monday, August 28th, 2023

If you’re considering a tankless water heater for your home, it is important to make an educated decision. While a tankless water heater does offer a wide range of benefits, there are also some potential downsides. You don’t want to be caught off guard by investing in a tankless water heater only to find out that it isn’t really meeting your family’s needs.

You can keep reading to learn more about the benefits of a tankless water heater, as well as the potential downsides. Then, you can give our team a call for your in-home assessment. We can help review all of your water heater options and choose the unit that best fits your needs. 

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How To Choose a Water Heater Replacement

Monday, May 22nd, 2023

When it’s time to install a new water heater in your home, you don’t necessarily want to just replace your existing water heater with something similar, even if you were happy with your water heater’s performance. Water heater technology has grown leaps and bounds since your current water heater was installed. There are many options on the market, and you want to choose one that fits your family’s needs.

If it’s time for a water heater replacement in Gainesville, give our team a call. In the meantime, you can keep reading to learn more about what some of your water heater options are. Then when you’re ready for a new installation, you can know you’re making an educated decision.

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Why Is My Water Heater Making a Boiling Noise?

Monday, May 8th, 2023

Some homeowners think that it is perfectly normal to hear your water heater making boiling sounds. But, your water heater doesn’t actually heat water up enough for it to boil. In fact, nowhere near it. If it does sound like your water heater is boiling, that’s a sign that you need to get the system flushed out.

Hearing a water heater boiling noise in Alachua may not correlate with actually seeing any negative impacts to hot water in your home. In fact, boiling is an early indicator that your hot water tank needs help. Allowing the boiling sound to continue for an extended period of time is when you get in trouble. Keep reading to learn more about why you want to get your water heater assessed by a plumbing expert if it sounds like it is boiling. 

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Most Common Water Heater Repairs

Monday, April 24th, 2023

If you have a water heater in your home, you probably don’t give it much thought until it begins to cause problems. And when that happens, you need to schedule water heater repair in Alachua. When something goes wrong with your water heater, you may start to do a little research online ahead of the appointment to figure out what is wrong so you know what to expect.

Even if you find DIY tutorials online, you should never attempt to fix your water heater on your own. Instead, call us for expert service. Keep reading to learn more about some of the most common water heater repairs that we see in the area, including the signs of each one. 

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Do You Still Have to Flush a Tankless Water Heater?

Monday, March 27th, 2023

If you’ve ever had a tank water system, you know that it’s important to schedule a flush of the system on a regular basis. But if you’ve switched over to a tankless water heater, do you still have to get the system flushed?

The short answer is yes. If you have a tankless water heater in High Springs, give us a call to schedule annual maintenance for your system. You can also keep reading to learn why it’s still important to have this important service done on a tankless water heater.

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What Does it Mean When My Water Heater Sounds Like This?

Monday, February 13th, 2023
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Your water heater is likely in a closet or your garage. Because it is out of sight, you probably don’t give it much thought. That also means that you may not hear it if it ever makes unusual sounds. But if you do hear strange sounds coming from your water heater, it’s important to take it seriously. 

In particular, when your water heater sounds like a tea kettle, you need to give our team a call to check it out. Unusual sounds indicate that something is going wrong. When you ignore unusual sounds, water heater problems can fester and get worse quickly. Learn more about unusual water heater sounds, what they mean, and what you can do about them. 

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Signs You Need to Replace Your Water Heater

Monday, January 16th, 2023

You probably don’t give your water heater very much thought on a day-to-day basis. As long as you turn on the hot water knob and hot water comes out, you’re content. While your water heater is very sturdy and reliable, it does eventually need to be replaced.

But how do you know when that time has come? There are five common signs that it’s time to invest in a new water heater. If you notice any or all of these signs, it’s time to begin thinking about water heater replacement, and our team can help you with water heater financing in Alachua.

If you stay ahead of water heater problems, you won’t be surprised when your water heater stops working one day. Instead, by planning ahead, you can be prepared and get the replacement done on your terms.

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Here’s Why a Tankless Water Heater Needs Maintenance

Monday, December 19th, 2022

Tankless water heaters are popular among homeowners because of the endless supply of hot water they provide. The systems are also very energy efficient compared to a water heater that requires a tank to store water. That doesn’t mean that you can skip out on maintenance when you have tankless water.

In fact, maintenance on a tankless water heater may be more important because of its unique inner workings. If you need maintenance for tankless water heaters in High Springs, our team can help. In the meantime, you can keep reading to learn more about tankless water heater maintenance. 

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Does a Tankless Water Heater Need Maintenance?

Monday, September 12th, 2022

If you have a water heater with a storage tank, you may have considered going tankless. Or maybe you have a tankless water heater but still haven’t learned everything you need to know about how it works. Either way, a Gainsville tankless water heater needs professional attention. This is perhaps the most overlooked and underutilized tool for your tankless water heater. 

You schedule maintenance for your car and your HVAC system, why not your water heater as well? Tank water heaters have standard maintenance expectations to keep them working in peak conditions. But many homeowners think that because tankless units are so small they don’t need the same maintenance. Don’t fall for this myth! 

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Tank vs. Tankless Water Heaters: Which Is Best for Your Home?

Monday, August 1st, 2022
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Your home likely has a water heater to warm up water when you need to shower, wash dishes, or do a load of laundry. More traditional water heaters have a tank that heats water as it fills up. Newer options include tankless water heaters that provide an endless supply of hot water without the need to wait for your tank to refill and reheat. Each type of water heater has pros and cons, but which is the best for your family’s needs? 

If you’re considering tankless water heater installation in Gainesville, look no further. Our team can walk you through the installation process and let you know how long the project will take to complete. In the meantime, learn about the difference between tank and tankless water heaters. 

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