Water heater issues aren’t a concern until you’re taking a shower and icy cold water hits you. You may not realize it, but your water heater comes in handy for a lot of things; be it doing the laundry or taking a bath. While we don’t pay much attention to what’s troubling our water heater, when it stops working, we’re immediately at a loss for what to do.
Fortunately, you can prevent water heater problems from arising thanks to preventative maintenance. While the average water heater has a lifespan of roughly a decade, eventually, it will start showing signs or repair.
Being a homeowner is one of the biggest responsibilities you will ever face. There will surely be many unforeseen problems that will come your way, most of them maintenance related. The plumbing, heating, and electric systems in your home are bound to give you problems and they all come at a cost!
Many self-proclaimed experts spread myths about plumbing systems. Today we are going to debunk them and tell you which myths are costing you more money!
Myth #1: Chemical Drain cleaners are needed to disinfect the area
According to the U.S Department Of Energy, the average American household spends $400 to $600 on water heating each year. Water heating is the second-largest expense in American homes and accounts for 14 to 18 percent of utility bills.
To optimize energy-efficiency and save money, many households are now adding tankless water heating systems to their homes. Simply put, a tankless water heater is a great investment for your home or business and offers several advantages over traditional tank heaters.
The Virtual Design Tool assists architects and designers in planning and visualizing restroom designs, and incorporating hand washing fixtures, partitions and accessory products.
The Tool features the selection of four types of restroom environments: corporate interiors, high traffic, institutional, and hospitality. Designers are able to invent their restroom spaces with Bradley’s products, and multiple color options for walls and flooring selections.
The re-emergence of brass, bronze and gold tone finishes is leading home design trends. Not since the heyday of the 90s has brass been so prevalent in interior design. It’s literally everywhere, with a golden sheen catching the light and creating a buzz among leading designers and customers in our industry. While brass is the metal of the moment, today’s brass is an intriguing interpretation of a retro style that is fresh and modern, yet still classic and elegant. Brass is back, and in a big way!
Most of you have been there. Looking up to the heavens with outstretched arms, you exclaim loudly, “Why?!” I’m talking about working in the smallest mechanical rooms known to mankind. How does one navigate them to work efficiently? I asked some contractors and here are some quick tips:
A modern line of thermostatic electric tankless water heater, LavAdvantage are a solution for handwashing, or other low flow applications.
The models are available in sizes ranging from 1.8 kW to 11.5 kW. Features include a 3/8-inch compression plumbing connections; a digital interface that helps installers modify the field adjustable set point from 70 – 140F; an integrated flow meter; and inlet and outlet thermistors that provides data that allows the heaters to adapt to variations in flow and temperature.
The design accommodates any mounting orientation, making it a solution for customers limited by space or pre-existing plumbing connections. The units also have the ability to heat incoming water while maintaining silent operation.
Capable of turning any smartphone into a steam room remote control, the SteamLinx System delivers a convenient control of home steam shower functions.
The product is a wireless interface that consists of two small transmitter modules: one connects to an E-series generator, and the other to the home Internet router. The two transmitters communicate with each other, allowing the user to control steam room functionality wirelessly.
The user can activate their steam shower from anywhere within range of their WiFi signal.