How Long Do Water Heaters Last

How Long Do Water Heaters Last? Find Out What to Expect

How long do water heaters last? These units aren’t cheap so this is a very pertinent question as you shop around.  It’s important to note that there are two major types of water heaters with different lifespans. These are tankless and tank storage water heaters. Their lifespans vary because they operate differently. Tank water heaters heat water continuously while the tankless ones only heat water when needed. In this guide, we look at the durability of the two models of water heaters and the factors that can influence their longevity. Some of the topics we’ll cover in this article include: …

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Window Unit vs Central Air Conditioner

Window Unit vs Central Air Conditioner: Cost & Practicality Considerations

There are a lot of factors that determine whether or not you should get one of these appliances for the summer.  You might have control over some of these factors (like cost), but others might not be easy to overcome, especially if you’re renting a house or apartment. We’ll give you a detailed breakdown of each of these air conditioning units and help you choose the best one for your home and, of course, your wallet.  After all, money is a scarce resource and no one wants to spend more than he/she has to. The two Main Factors to Consider …

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3 Simple Tricks To Clean Your Air Conditioner

You can easily clean your air conditioner without spending money on a team of cleaning professionals. We know… We know… Cleaning isn’t fun, especially when you’re fighting off dust, fungi, and other micro-particles that can cause you to sneeze your nose off. We are going to show you how to easily clean your air conditioner and have it ready for the hot summer.  To make it easier, we divided the task into three simple processes that involve cleaning the three dirtiest components of your air conditioner.  The AC Ducts The AC Coils The AC Filters You’ll have to spend at …

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reverse osmosis water

The Truth About Reverse Osmosis Waste Water

Water filtration skeptics are quick to make the argument that reverse osmosis wastes water. But is this really the case? In this post, we’ll take a close look at this question to figure out where skeptics are right and where they’re wrong. Why Does Reverse Osmosis Waste Water? The Basics As you’ll see by the end of this article, the idea of reverse osmosis waste water isn’t a total myth but rather a misleading claim and exaggeration of facts. Reverse osmosis is a process through which water gets forced through a series of extremely fine membranes. Water’s composition allows it …

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how to install a water softener

Installing A Water Softener: Your Ultimate Guide

Installing a water softener can be tricky, especially if you don’t have any experience with plumbing. In this post, we’ll tell you how to install a water softener the safe and easy way and share some of the common mistakes people make when attempting this for the first time. Things To Know Before Installing A Water Softener Installing a water softener can help keep your sinks and plumbing clean. You don’t need to be an expert plumber to install a water softener. However, you should have a decent understanding of how water softeners work. Knowing how to solder will also …

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COVID-19

The well-being of our employees and customers is a priority for us during these tough times; therefore, AHWA is taking extra precautions due to the COVID-19 outbreak. As a safety measure, all AHWA employees experiencing COVID-19 symptoms will be required to self-isolate. Also, all technicians visiting customers’ homes will be equipped with gloves and masks. We hope this won’t impact our service and we will remain open for business until further notice. Thank you for choosing American Home Water and Air!