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The Average Life Expectancy for a Tankless Water Heater

At Bradbury Brothers, we believe the benefits of tankless water heaters are proven and if you have to – or want to – install a new water heating system, tankless (also called “on-demand”) is the way to go. If you are remodeling or building new this year, you’re making a major investment in your [...]

5 Tips to Help You Buy a Tankless Water Heater

Tankless water heaters eliminate the big storage units that take up space and waste energy. They have so many selling points: They may not be no-maintenance, but they are low-maintenance. With proper maintenance, the life expectancy of a tankless water heater is about 20 years (Your storage tank water heater’s lifespan is about 12 years). [...]

12 Basic Maintenance Requirements for Tankless Water Heaters

There’s a rumor circulating that tankless water heaters don’t need maintenance. Many homeowners think mineral deposits and scaling won’t damage a tankless water heater. Scaling and mineral deposits can affect all heat exchangers. Your tankless connectors and pipes can suffer damage from hard water, too. For some water heaters, “annual maintenance is absolutely vital for [...]

How Often Should You Have Your Tankless Water Heater Serviced?

Bradbury Brothers Cooling, Heating & Plumbing recommends an annual or bi-annual maintenance plumbing check. All of us hear about the energy and money savings a tankless water heater installation can have. If it’s true (and it is), can we then cut down on plumbing maintenance and service calls? Tankless Water Heaters and Maintenance/Service No matter [...]

3 Signs it’s Time to Upgrade Your Water Heater

When you hire a plumber because no hot water is coming out of the kitchen sink faucet, you need to go to the water heater, not the faucet.-Joe The Plumber Two in-house elements that can impact your family’s health are air and water. For that reason alone, you should keep your plumbing and HVAC (heating, [...]

Electric or Gas Tankless Water Heaters

We all agree on the benefits of tankless water heaters, often called “on-demand” water heaters. They are smaller and they practically eliminate lost energy due to standby (when the hot water cools or is sitting, useless, in the pipes or tank). Tankless water heaters: Have longer lifespan – 20 years vs. 10-15 years for standard [...]