American Comfort Heating and Cooling Blog: Archive for the ‘Water Heaters’ Category

Yes, Tankless Water Heaters Need Maintenance Too

Monday, February 19th, 2024

Homeowners who have made the switch to a tankless water heater from a traditional tank water heater are undoubtedly happy with its performance. Also called “on-demand” water heaters, their benefits include an unlimited supply of hot water and lower utility bills.

However, there’s still one thing that tankless water heaters require, same as tank water heaters. And that one thing is maintenance. Don’t be fooled into thinking your new tankless system is so easy and “low maintenance” that it doesn’t need tune-ups. It does. Here’s why maintenance is just as important for tankless water heaters as it is for tank water heaters.

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3 Signs You Need Water Heater Repair

Monday, January 22nd, 2024

When your home’s water heater is working as it should, you might not appreciate the fact that it provides you with hot water 24/7.

But at the first signs of problems, you’ll find yourself missing how well it performed. The signs that something is amiss can be subtle or they can be obvious. Keep reading to know when it’s time to call us for prompt water heater repair.

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Water Heaters & Efficiency Ratings

Monday, December 11th, 2023

When it’s time for water heater replacement in Winder, GA, there are two major decisions you’ll have to make: if you get a tank or tankless water heater, and your budget.

Tankless water heaters generally cost more upfront but use less energy over the lifespan of the system. Traditional tank water heaters cost less upfront but cost more to run for as long as you own it.

Another big factor in a water heater’s cost to run is its energy efficiency rating. A water heater that uses less energy will cost more and one that’s an energy hot will cost less. Let’s look at water heaters and energy usage in depth. 

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Don’t Ignore These Water Heater Issues

Monday, August 7th, 2023

We’re in the dog days of summer and you’re possibly trying to make the most of it. The last thing you want to worry about before hosting visitors from out of town, throwing a big Labor Day barbecue, or leaving for vacation is having your water heater break down. 

When your water heater is showing small signs that it’s having issues, the worst thing you can do is ignore the warning signs that something is wrong. We know it’s never convenient to schedule water heater service, but you don’t want a small problem to become a major issue. Here are some warning signs that you need to call us for water heater repair.

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Tankless Water Heater Pros and Cons

Monday, January 23rd, 2023

If we were to ask you which home system is the workhorse of your home, you’d probably immediately think of your air conditioner. It’s true that in Georgia you rely heavily on your air conditioner throughout the year. However, you depend on your water heater on a daily basis, 365 days a year. 

Your water heater supplies hot water for household comfort and tasks such as showering, washing clothes, sterilizing dishes, and washing hands. If your water heater hasn’t been dependable lately and If you’ve needed water heater repair in Winder, GA, perhaps you’ve wondered if your water heater is due for replacement. 

We’re always available for repairs and when it’s time for an upgrade, a tankless water heater may be your best option. Let’s review their pros and cons so you can decide if a tankless water heater will benefit your home.

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How To Tell Your Water Heater Needs Assistance

Monday, June 13th, 2022

No one wants to encounter a blast of cold water when they are trying to enjoy a warm shower. If you’ve encountered something so unpleasant, you know it is easy in such an instance to determine that something is wrong with your water heater. But would you ever be able to fix a malfunctioning water heater before it loses its ability to do its job?

The answer is yes!

Our team provides water heater service in Lawrenceville, GA to address all types of issues that your system might encounter. Here are some early warning signs to watch for so you know when to contact us for help.

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3 Things To Love About Tankless Water Heaters

Monday, February 8th, 2021

We all can agree that sometimes there is no better feeling in the world than being able to take a nice, warm shower. You depend on your water heater to be able to provide this for you when you really want that warm water. This means that choosing a good system for your water heating needs is pretty important.

Whatever your situation, if you are on the hunt for a new water heater in Atlanta, GA, you will want to know everything there is to know about your system options. If you have an older system that is ready to retire chances are that it is a tank heater. With that in mind, we’d like to tell you a bit more about another option you have: the tankless water heater.

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Effective Water Heater Repairs Prevent the Cold Shower

Monday, December 30th, 2019

Maybe it was an abrupt temperature change halfway through your morning shower. Or maybe you noticed that the water was getting cooler and cooler each night when you rinsed off. However you picked up on it, the fact is that your hot water is disappearing. And it is likely because of your hot water heater.

Similarly to your heating system losing the ability to produce appropriately warm air, your water heater’s inability to create hot water is a sign that there is something wrong with this vital home comfort system. And in both of these cases your response should be the same: contacting a professional to get the issue repaired.The key difference is that in this scenario you are calling a plumber.

However, you likely don’t want to wait until your hot water is gone before you reach out for a fix. So, what are the signs that your water heater is struggling that you can watch for before your shower gets icy?

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Which Water Heater is Best For You?

Monday, February 11th, 2019

Confused about water heaters? There are several types on the market, so we couldn’t blame you if you were. Luckily, we can tell you all about three of the most commonly used water heaters in Winder, GA.

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