Posts by Phil Luther

Hard Water Effects on Home Plumbing

Posted by on Apr 16, 2018 in Plumbing Repair Des Moines, Water Heater Repair Des Moines | 0 comments

Hard water is just water with too much of mineral material, typically calcium or magnesium which sneaks in as it moves through the bedrock. Hard water could commonly be an issue to regional home owners located around desert places, and though it is not actively dangerous, it could decrease the quality of your life substantially. The answer is a water softening system developed to eliminate the mineral material of hard water, and enhance your house plumbing consequently. “How does hard water impact my plumbing?” you ask. The impacts are subtle though visible. The Impact of Hard...

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Sizing A New Des Moines Water Heater

Posted by on Apr 23, 2014 in Water Heater Replacement Des Moines | 0 comments

Shopping around for a new water heater? For many people, it is not the most fun type of shopping to do, and for many people it may not be the simplest. A lot of water heater repair companies will certainly do a great job of making good pointers for ones alternatives. If one is inclined to do some more in depth study oneself, below are some links that will be useful. Energy Cost Calculators The U.S. Department of Energy has an energy cost calculator for electric and gas type water heaters on its website that is useful. It may appear a little difficult, however one ought to be able to fill out...

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How to Prevent Des Moines Water Heater Repairs

Posted by on Apr 1, 2014 in Water Heater Repair Des Moines, Water Heater Replacement Des Moines | 0 comments

Most people don’t ever think about the condition of their water heater we know. Justifiably so, as long as it is functioning properly. Nevertheless, a little water heater upkeep can go a long way toward decreasing the number and frequency of repairs, and actually assists to extend the life of the heater, staying clear of very early replacement. Find out exactly how preserving your water heater can impact its life-span and give you fewer stunning moments of cold water. A Healthy Des Moines Water Heater While it is difficult to figure out specifically how long a water heater ought to...

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Technology in Rethinking Water Heater Design

Posted by on Mar 17, 2014 in Water Heater Technology | 0 comments

There is a new water heater around and it possibly may be the best thing in brand-new technology in the water heater industry in quite a very long time. It is from the ISI Technology company and certainly uses modern-day technology in its construction. Combine smart grid technology and a heck of a tankless design and one gets the HEATWORKS MODEL 1. The company very rapidly more than surpassed its funding for the project this past February and is taking pre-orders for the system. So, needless to state, we have actually not gotten our hands on an unit to check it out, but it does look really...

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Water Heater Temperature Setting Debate

Posted by on Mar 1, 2014 in Water Heater Repair Des Moines | 0 comments

Much has been debated over what is an ideal water heater temperature setting. Many sources, consisting of ENERGY STAR, provide the energy conserving elements of temperatures of 120 degrees or lower. And yes, there are savings to be had, but realistically for those whose existing setting is closer to the typical factory preset temperature of 140 degrees. Conversely, not as many share info about the possibility of contracting Legionella bacteria with a lower setting, especially with a temperature lower than 120 degrees. OSHA states some exceptional safety measures for avoiding this. Water...

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