Water Heaters

Solar Water Heater Systems - Duncan Plumbing

Installing and Maintaining Solar Water Heater Systems

September 10, 2014

Solar water heater installation The proper installation of solar water heaters depends on many factors. These factors include solar resource, climate, local building code requirements, and safety issues; therefore, it’s best to have a qualified Santa Cruz solar thermal systems contractor install your system. After installation, properly maintaining your system will keep it running smoothly.…

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Winterize a Summer Home or Rental Property

Winterizing A Winter Home or Cabin

September 2, 2014

Plumbing fixtures Preventive plumbing tips are provided to avoid working with water in cold weather.  If these tips are followed before a cold spell, homeowners will be able to relax and know that expensive repairs will not be necessary. If a cabin or summer cottage or home will be left unheated during the winter, take…

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Water Heater Replacement - Duncan Plumbing

Choosing A Water Heater

August 28, 2014

Replacing a water heater If the new water heater is the same size as the old one and has connections in the same places, hooking up the water, gas, and flue will be simple.  If you need to move any lines, the job will take longer, according to the most referred Santa Cruz plumbing specialist.…

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Maintaining A Gas Water Heater

May 15, 2014

Check the flue The flue on a gas water heater should pull all fumes up and send them out of the house.  To check that the flue is working, light a match and blow it out, and hold it near the flue.  Smoke should be sucked up into the flue.  According to the plumbing of…

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What Is A Tankless Water Heater?

April 15, 2014

On-demand hot water Every day people use their water heaters; whether it’s taking a shower or doing a load of dishes, hot water is necessary to keep the house running. Unfortunately, the proof of this shows up on the power bill. In fact, it is estimated that approximately 30% of a homeowner’s monthly power charges…

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