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Portland, OR Water Heater Services
Quick, what’s the hardest working appliance in your home? It’s almost certainly your water heater. Think about how many times a day you use hot water, compared to other things like climate control. Most people use their water heater several times a day, every day, which is quite a bit more than any other system. If you want your water heater to last for as long as possible, you had better make sure that it gets the best installation, repair and maintenance services available. Western Heating & Cooling offers comprehensive water heater services throughout Portland, OR. If you need water heater services of any kind, we can help you out. Call today to schedule an appointment with one of our expert technicians. We’ll make sure that your water heater serves you well for many years to come.
Western Heating & Cooling offers a full range of water heater services throughout Portland, OR.
How to Extend the Life of Your Water Heater
There are three things you can do to make sure that your water heater lasts as long as possible:
- Proper Installation: The installation is what dictates how well your water heater will perform in the future. Poor installation sets a lot of future problems in motion, while good installation ensures that your water heater has what it needs to operate properly. Make sure that you trust your water heater installation to a professional.
- Annual Maintenance: Many problems can be prevented before they develop far enough to damage the system, as long as you schedule annual maintenance. It’s a good idea to get your water heater professionally checked at least once a year, so as not to allow any avoidable problems to crop up.
- Prompt Repairs: When your water heater does develop a need for repairs, though, it’s important that you act quickly. Problems tend to get worse the longer they are left alone, so make sure that you call for repairs as soon as you suspect a problem.
When to Call for Water Heater Repairs
There are a number of signs that you should call for water heater repairs. We can’t cover them all here, and to be safe you should just call for repairs as soon as you notice something strange. As far as specific signs go, though, there are a few things that we can go over. For example, you should call for repairs if you notice that your water heater is not keeping up with demand as well as it normally does. That could mean you have a problem with your burner assembly, or possibly with the tank (if you have one). You should also call for repairs as soon as you notice a leak of any kind, for obvious reasons.
We Install and Service Water Heaters
No matter what kind of water heater service you need, Western Heating & Cooling is here for you. We offer a full range of water heater services, from installation to repair and maintenance. If you want to make sure that your water heater receives the best possible service throughout its life, trust us to handle it for you. We’ll make sure that your water heater remains in good shape for as long as possible, so that it can serve you well for many years. Call us for more information, and to schedule an appointment.
Tank Water Heater
Tank water heaters are the most common water heater type, and have been for many decades. They are on and operating at all times, keeping a large quantity of water heated in case it is needed. They take up a fair bit of space, and are not very energy efficient, but they are very good at providing large amounts of hot water. We install and service a variety of tank water heaters.
Tankless Water Heater
Tankless water heaters are a more recent technology, designed to address some of the drawbacks of tank water heaters. They turn on only when needed, and spend the rest of the time deactivated. This means that they have to heat all water from scratch, rather than preheating any of it as tank water heaters do. However, this also makes them far more energy efficient. Since they don’t need tanks, they also take up less space. We offer comprehensive tankless water heater services.