Peatson's Heating and Air Conditioning Ltd. Blog: Archive for the ‘Water Heaters’ Category

Your Water Heater Maintenance Guide

Monday, April 22nd, 2024
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Water heaters are essential appliances in our homes, providing hot water for showers, laundry, and dishwashing. Regular hot water on-demand system maintenance is crucial to ensure you and your family remain comfortable through the Vaughan, ON seasons. This guide will explore how you can help maintain a healthy water heater over time and why it’s an important housekeeping task. 

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5 Scary Signs Your Water Heater Needs Help

Monday, October 9th, 2023
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Fall is here and with it comes many things: the leaves are changing color, the days are getting colder and shorter, and you might’ve even had a pumpkin-spiced beverage or two. October also brings the “spooky season” when people plan their Halloween costumes and watch scary movies. 

This is also the time of year when your home’s water heater can start acting strange after the strain of summer. From bone-chilling showers to a screeching water heater, here are some signs that indicate you need water heater repair. Make sure you don’t ignore a seemingly haunted water heater. The last thing you want interrupting your enjoyment of fall is a full-blown water heater nightmare.

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Why Tankless Water Heater Maintenance Is So Important

Monday, August 14th, 2023

If you’ve switched from having a tank water heater in your home to a tankless water heater, we’d bet you’re very impressed with its performance. No more running out of hot water during a shower and lower energy bills are just a couple of the advantages of tankless water heaters.

However, just because your tankless water heater seems superior to the tank version you had before, that doesn’t mean it’s so amazing it can get by without any maintenance. In fact, maintenance is just as crucial to a tankless water heater as it is to a standard model. Let’s look at the reasons why this is so you’ll know the signs you need tankless water heater service.

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Strange Water Heater Noises and What They Mean

Monday, February 27th, 2023

You count on your home comfort systems for many things. You depend on your furnace to keep your home warm in the winter and your air conditioner to keep you cool in the summer.

Your hot water heater is your source of running water 365 days out of the year. These systems work quietly to the point that we hardly notice them in our homes. It’s when they start to make some noise that you know they’re struggling to do their jobs.

Although it can be easy for a homeowner to ignore these unusual sounds, doing so is a bad idea. Especially when it’s your water heater making a ruckus. Because you depend so much on your water heater, it’s important to stay on top of potential problems. 

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Questions To Ask Before Replacing Your Water Heater

Monday, January 16th, 2023

Your water heater is the workhorse of your home. It provides the hot water you need throughout the day to take a shower, wash your hands, do laundry, and run the dishwasher. With so many constant demands, a water heater is an appliance that needs to be replaced every 10-15 years. 

So how do you know when it’s getting close to the time when you’ll need to replace your water heater? Perhaps all you need is water heater repair in Oakville, ON, and not a total replacement. Unlike a heating system, the signs aren’t always as obvious. We want to help you know when it’s best to forego repairs and opt instead for a replacement. Read on to learn the questions you should consider before replacing your water heater.

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Pros and Cons of Tankless Water Heaters

Monday, November 21st, 2022
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Tankless water heaters have been popular in the EU for a while and are becoming more and more popular among Canadian homeowners–and for good reason. They’re highly energy efficient and although they’re more expensive than their tank counterparts, you’ll reap the benefits of energy savings that will add up over time. 

If you’re in the market for a new hot water heater, or if you’ve been wondering if making the change to tankless will provide benefits that’ll make it worth the investment, consider tankless water heaters. Take a look at the pros and cons of tankless water heaters before deciding on your new water heater installation in Mississauga, ON.

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Find Your Water Heater’s Perfect Temperature

Monday, July 4th, 2022

Do you still have your high school chemistry textbook? We’re going to give you a hint and tell you that it could come in handy today! When your water heater in Caledon, ON starts malfunctioning, it’s usually a safe bet to call for a professional. But that doesn’t mean you can’t do your own research to find out what exactly might be happening. In the case of a bad temperature reading on the system, you might be dealing with a water heater that’s either too cold or too hot.

It’s time to put on your Goldilocks costume and call for the three bears, because we’re going to ensure today that your water heater runs at the right temperature. Too hot, and you’ll see a whole host of problems. Too cold, and you shouldn’t even call it a water “heater” since it’s not heating it. Let’s find that “just right” temperature area, and talk about why it’s so important to get a professional on the case!

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Choose the Right Water Heater for Your New Home

Monday, September 13th, 2021

One of the most exciting moments of your life is when you get the keys to your new home. You love the neighborhood, you love the structure of the house, and you can’t stop thinking about all the changes you’ll be making with a bit of elbow grease and professional help. Though, there’s one thing you’re probably ignoring because you know it’s going to be quite the investment.

That’s your water heater. Many new homeowners get nervous at the prospect of water heater installation in Caledon, ON because of how expensive or intense it will be. After all, aren’t there more fun things to focus on than a water heater?

Well, it depends on what kind of water heater you get! You might be able to invest in a gas-powered water heating system that can provide you with hot water at an affordable price.

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What Does an “On-Demand” Heater Mean?

Monday, April 12th, 2021

We get this question a lot from homeowners who really want to upgrade their water heater system, but just don’t know enough about the technology to make a confident decision. We get it, any large investment is going to sound scary, especially when there’s new technology that you’ve likely never heard of.

How about we make a deal with you. By the end of this blog post, you should have at least a bare minimum knowledge of on-demand or tankless water heating systems. If you don’t, then either we haven’t done our jobs well enough, or you can call our team for water heater services in Brampton, ON. Regardless, we’re happy to discuss everything further.

We’re not just any old HVAC team, we’re a local team of experts who are hell-bent on making sure every homeowner is happy, secure, and comfortable.

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Could You Benefit from a Water Heater Replacement?

Monday, December 9th, 2019
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When we receive calls about water heaters, they’re usually prefaced with the statement “I don’t have any hot water,” which usually means the water heater has stopped working. While this is absolutely a reason to call your local plumbing professional, what if we told you that you could have called us before your water heater stopped working?

Getting a water heater replacement in Brampton, OH doesn’t have to only be when your system breaks down. We’d like homeowners to be vigilant, so that even when their water heater hasn’t broken down, they aren’t still paying too much money for a system that’s barely still working.

A replacement can be a great way to decrease your energy bill while increasing the capacity and efficiency of your water heater. Plus, with new technology on the market like tankless water heaters, there are additional options out there that can help you save space and even more money!

Let’s take a look!

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