Mallick Plumbing & Heating Blog : Archive for October, 2017

How to Know You Need a New Commercial Water Heater

Monday, October 23rd, 2017

question-mark-blueThere are few commercial buildings that can get along without a water heating system, even if just for their bathrooms. For many enterprises, the water heater is an essential component, such as in restaurants and throughout the hospitality industry. Commercial water heaters must be reliable, powerful, and have the water volume necessary to handle the needs of the building.

Eventually, all the strain placed on a commercial water heater will wear it down past the point where standard repairs and regular maintenance can do anything to reverse the deterioration. At that point, you’ll need the water heater (or one of the water heaters if your building relies on multiple ones) replaced.

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Is Your Gas Boiler Prepared for Winter?

Monday, October 16th, 2017

gas-boilerMany homes in Silver Springs and the surrounding areas use a gas boiler to provide winter heat rather than a furnace. Boilers offer a more even distribution of heat in rooms, faster heat delivery, and energy-saving operation. Compared to a furnace, a boiler will need fewer repairs during its lifetime and should enjoy extra years of service.

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Saving Money with a Heat Pump Water Heater Installation

Monday, October 9th, 2017

showerhead-hot-waterThis is a busy time of the year for making improvements on a home to prepare it for winter. One excellent upgrade you can make for your house is to finally get rid of that creaky, unreliable, and expensive-to-run tank water heater. If you’ve got a system more than 15 or 20 years old, you’re due for a change to something that’s not only less likely to break down, but which will also cost far less to run.

We often talk about the advantages of using a tankless water heater to provide hot water to your household. But this isn’t the only option you have for making a technology upgrade for water heating. Tankless systems aren’t ideal for all homes, and in your specific case you might want to stay with a system that stores water in a tank and keeps it heated and ready for use.

But that doesn’t mean you have to use a standard natural gas or electric water heater. If you’re looking to save money with a new water heater installation, take a look at the benefit of a heat pump water heater.

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