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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.

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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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Jeane
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I called Bob to repair our leaky water heater and started getting impatient when I didn't hear back from him 30 mins after leaving a message on his phone but the positive reviews from his customers made me give him a chance so I requested service from his website again. His online servicing procedure was orderly and fast. Got a reply within minutes from his customer service followed by a call from Bob. He promised to come by after current job and he did. Repaired heater and everyone is happy

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Question: No Hot Water in Shower

Question

Why No Hot Water in Shower?

I have an outdoor shower with Moen parts. The shower plumbing was drained last fall in preparation for winter but after turning the water back on a few weeks ago, I do not have hot water coming through the lines. I have a few shut off valves and a drain point in the basement and have ensured that everything is on and that there is pressure at the drain port but between the drain port and the shower head the hot water is not passing through. Is there a chance the line is plugged or that the Moen part is malfunctioning?
The plumbing disappears behind the walls at the drain port on the hot water line so I cannot inspect any further. I have heard that there is a part in the Moen control handle that may be at fault but I cannot confirm on the internet. I do have hot water for a bathroom that branches off of that line. Also noted that there is a little cold water pushing through the line when the control handle is turned all the way to HOT. Any ideas?

Answer

I am assuming that you have hot water in every other part of the house except that one shower because the fact that you have hot water in "a bathroom that branches off of that shower line" suggests that the problem is related to that particular shower. And like you rightly guessed, not having hot water in the shower could be caused by any one of the following: faulty valve or plugged line. Now, knowing the type of plumbing line you have will help to further narrow down the cause of lack of hot water in your shower. Question 1: Do you have galvanized pipes? (mostly in old houses) If you answered yes to the above question, then you probably have a plugged line. Question 2: Do you have copper lines?...

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