Mallick Plumbing & Heating Blog : Posts Tagged ‘tank water heaters’

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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Repairs Your Tank Water Heater May Need

Monday, May 22nd, 2017

water-heater-repairThe water heater is an appliance you rely on daily, no matter the season. In fact, a water heater can account for 40% of all a home’s heating bills during the year. That’s means a great deal of work pressure placed on a single appliance.

Even though water heaters today are built to last for many years, the stress can cause systems to need repairs from time to time. In this post, we’re going to take a look at some of the more common repairs you may need for your water heater. Only rely on professional service for these jobs—especially if you have a natural gas-powered water heater. Our technicians are ready to help you with any water heater service you may require.

Note: All the repairs below are for storage tank water heaters, which are the most common type found in homes. We also repair and install tankless water heaters and heat pump water heaters. If you’re interested in having one of these installed, or you have one needing repairs, contact us to learn more.

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Times When a Tank Water Heater Is a Good Installation Choice

Monday, January 9th, 2017

We’re proud to offer a number of excellent alternate options when it comes to water heaters. The standard for most homes is a storage tank water heater, but now there’s the choice of a tankless water heater or a heat pump water heater. Both offer many benefits, such as cutting down on energy use and enjoying longer service lives.

In fact, when you look over all the benefits of these types of water heater, it might seem like there’s no reason to go with the conventional storage tank model. However… this isn’t exactly the truth.

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