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Vancouver WA Water Heater Installation

Vancouver WA Water Heaters Installation

P3's Vancouver WA water heater installation professionals are available everyday to supply, replace or install water heaters in Vancouver WA. Get a free estimate today to see how we can help you save up to 50% in cost of installing a water heater in Vancouver WA

Water Heater Replacement Tips

How to know when you need a new water heater installation
Most water heaters have a life span of between 10–15 years. However, replacing an old water heater within the 8th year has proved to be more beneficial to the homeowner in regards to energy saving as newer models are more energy efficient. Inefficient water heating and no hot water at all are common signs that you need a new water heater. Water heating alone takes up about 12% of your utility bill and when your old system (typically more than 10 years old) takes longer than necessary to heat water, you may consider shopping for a newer and more energy efficient unit. Note however that not all cases of inefficient heating or lack of hot water require you to buy a new water heater. Sometimes, a mere setting or minor repair would be what it takes to get your heater up and running again. Your plumber or plumbing contractor will determine if your specific problem will need a new system or not.

 

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Managing Your Water Heater for Lower Utility Bills

Whether you have a new or old water heater, managing your system efficiently can reduce the amount of money you pay in bills for water heating. Try these tips or have your plumber or plumbing contractor do them for you:

Adjust Water Heater Thermostat Setting

Adjust your thermostat to a setting not higher than 140 degrees. Most water heaters have their thermostat set too high out of the box. Adjusting this to a standard level will help reduce energy use.

Insulate Your System

Insulating a water heater increases its heat retention capacity thereby reducing the energy used to keep water warm. But, never insulate any water heater without first carefully reading the manufacturer's manual.

Install Water-Saving Plumbing Fixtures and Appliances

From water-saving faucets and shower heads to washing machines and dish washers, installing plumbing fixtures and appliances with water-saving energy star rating helps save hot water use.

New Water Heater Installation

If your water heater is over 10 years old, replacing it with a new energy efficient system will save you more money in utility bills than trying to manage the old less efficient system.

Water Heater Installation Vancouver WA and Surrounding

Portland Plumbing Plus offers professional Vancouver WA water heater installation. We cover Vancouver WA and surrounding cities in Washington as well as the state of Oregon. Request service today or get a free estimate for discount water heater installation

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Question: Dangers of Methane | Hydrogen Sulfide Gas | Sewer Gas

Question

Methane and Hydrogen Sulfide Gases

My daughter lives in Mexico. She has a very strong smell in all 3 of the bathrooms. The sink drains were installed upside-down and there is no seal on the toilets. This smell is making her whole family very sick. How dangerous is this, and how can she determine how bad it actually is? Limited resources in Mexico. I am concerned for their safety. Can you give me some more info. Her husband needs to be convinced on concerns for health. They have 5 little kids in the house.
Thank You

Answer

Before I even start to answer this question, I advice that your daughter call a certified plumber/professional sewer company or contact her local government over there for recommendations of certified companies to help them fix the sewer gas odor you described.

Before they try to open the sewer lid, the worker/plumber/sewer contractor should be aware or made to be aware that sewer manholes or any enclosed space within the sewer system contain invisible life threatening dangers such as Hydrogen sulfide gas, explosive gases and absence of oxygen.

Hydrogen sulfide (H2S) is a highly poisonous and inflammable gas which occurs naturally in natural gas, volcanic gases, crude petroleum and other natural occurrences. It is also produced by the bacterial breakdown of waste materials usually found in waste treatment plants, sewer systems, swamps. Hydrogen sulfide gas has a foul odor of rotten eggs similar to what you described in your question "very strong smell in all 3 of the bathrooms". For the purpose of this question, I will base my answers on sewer gas (Hydrogen sulfide produced by the break down of waste materials in sewer systems/waste management systems) This is how Hydrogen sulfide is produced in sewer systems/waste management systems: When microorganisms decompose waste materials in the sewer system/waste management system, this is done in the absence of oxygen and the resulting gas is Hydrogen sulfide (sewer gas)...

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