Posts by Phil Luther

Transite Asbestos Flues With Water Heaters

Posted by on Jun 13, 2014 in Water Heater Repair Akron OH | 0 comments

For those that live in an older home, right here is some info from an article we just recently read and feel compelled to pass along to our Akron Water Heater Repair customers. Transite asbestos used to be utilized in venting gas appliances, like water heaters, years ago. Undoubtedly, it is not utilized anymore, but in the following post, the Minnesota house inspector, Reuben Saltzman, discovered that within the vent flue was partly obstructed from the asbestos flaking off into the flue. When inspecting one home in particular, Saltzman noticed “the top of the flue liner had fallen off...

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Akron Water Heater Carbon Monoxide Poising Prevention

Posted by on Jun 5, 2014 in Water Heater Repair Akron OH, Water Heater Safety | 0 comments

We have actually recently seen a number of news reports about carbon monoxide poising being connected back to a water heater as the source and so felt it vital to share some about that potential today. Yes, any nonrenewable fuel source burning device generates this lethal gas. Including hot water heaters. Nevertheless, with the appropriate installation of the water heater, together with regular maintenance, and a working CO2 detector in the home, one can sleep securely. Causes of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Carbon monoxide gas (CO) is a colorless, non-smelling gas that is a bi-product of the...

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Akron Water Heater Safety

Posted by on May 9, 2014 in Water Heater Repair Akron OH | 0 comments

Water heaters are quite easy on the face of it, and they have actually changed not very much in the past 50 years suggests Water Heater Repair Akron OH. Thanks to some key improvements, they are definitely better than they used to be, with longer life expectancies, greater efficiency, and more safety functions that reduce the risk of injury and property damage. All water heaters convert energy to heat, and then transfer that heat to water. They are connected to a cold water supply pipeline and have at least one pipe for outbound hot water that directs the heated water to taps and home...

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Akron Alternative Water Heating Ideas

Posted by on Apr 24, 2014 in Alternative Water Heating | 0 comments

Natural gas or electrical have been the norm for water heaters for quite a long time. Sometimes however, alternative sources for heating water are preferred. A cabin in a rural location could be unattainable to utilities, or a strategy to simplify a lifestyle needs a reduction in energy use. A number of methods exist to supply warm water without gas or electrical power. Option ways might still utilize a conventional water heater tank to shop and distribute the hot water, or they could use a custom tank. Water Heater Repair Akron’s Hot Water Heating Alternatives Solar Energy Solar...

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Properly Sizing An Akron Water Heater

Posted by on Apr 24, 2014 in Water Heater Replacement Akron OH | 0 comments

Shopping around for a brand-new water heater? For numerous people, it is not the most enjoyable type of shopping to do, and for the majority of people it might not be the easiest. Most water heater repair companies will definitely do a good job of making appropriate pointers for ones choices. If one is inclined to do some more in depth research oneself, below are some links that will be useful. Energy Expense Calculators The U.S. Department of Energy has an energy cost calculator for electric and gas type water heaters on its website that is handy. It may seem a little challenging, but one...

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