Tankless water heaters are not exactly a “new” technology. In fact, the first tankless model was invented in the late 19th century. But it wasn’t until fairly recently that they developed to the point where they were efficient and reliable enough to become competitive with the conventional storage tank water heater. With continuing advances, tankless water heaters are now a popular alternative for home installation, and we can expect to see their popularity grow every year.
Modern Plumbing Industries, Inc. Blog: Archive for January, 2016
The plumbing industry has been around as long as indoor plumbing has existed. As with anything with such a lengthy history, plumbing has developed numerous myths and misconceptions that linger in the minds of customers. Unfortunately, the development of the Internet has helped spread these false ideas, even while professionals use the Web to attempt to dispel them.
A loss of water pressure in a home is often a sign of something wrong with the water line that brings freshwater to the house from the municipal source. It could also indicate large leaks in other parts of the plumbing. It’s something you’ll want fixed as soon as you can arrange it.
It might sound odd to say that you should “treat yourself at the start of the year to drain cleaning.” But this is a great way to get started with taking care of your home for the coming year. January is always a good time to schedule major projects for your home (at least it is in Florida, where we don’t have to worry about snow and freezing temperatures) so you have a solid head start on the year. Never too early to begin making good on those resolutions, right?