Hot Water Tank FAQ’s
Frequently Asked Questions about hot water tanks
How long does a hot water tank last?
What do I do if my water heater is leaking?
Where is the shut off valve on a hot water tank?
What is the best tankless water heater brand?
What are the benefits of tankless water heaters?
How do I tell the age of my water heater?
You can find the age of your water heater by looking at the “rating plate” on the side of the tank. Sometimes though it is embedded in a code in the serial number. If you have any questions, feel free to call us.
What is the valve on the side of my water heater?
The valve on the side (or top) of your water heater is the Temperature and Pressure relief valve. It is designed to relieve excess pressure or heat to protect the tank. It is vital that these valve work. Sometimes, they will expel water, if they do, its best that you call a plumber.
What is an expansion tank? And why might I need one?
An expansion tank is a small cylinder that is installed on your cold water supply to the hot water tank. It is designed to absorb any expansion of water that may occur, instead of it being absorbed by your water heater. This is to protect your water heater. The way water heaters are designed now, it is common for them to be needed.
Had an emergency situation and not only did Norm’s respond exceptionally fast (even on a Sunday) but they did the job quickly and well and went the extra mile to ensure all was as it should be. I have used them often in the past and due to the quality of both the work and the customer service, I will most certainly use them again and also recommend them to family and friends!
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