Talking Hot Water Tank Replacement

What You Need to Know When It’s Time to Replace Your Water Heater The average lifespan of a water heater is 8-10 years, and if you are nearing that time period, you may be wondering when your tank will need to be replaced. Living with this possibility hanging over your head can be stressful if

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Your Calgary Plumber Presents: 4 Essential Updates for Your 10-Years-New House

If your home was built more than ten years ago, chances are many of the fixtures — especially those that were builder’s grade — are starting to show their age, meaning leaks, plugged drains, toilet troubles, and maybe a water heater that is due for replacement. Take it from your Calgary plumber: avoid unpleasant surprises

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Is an On-Demand Water Heater Right for You?

We get a lot of phone calls here at Instant Plumbing asking about tankless, on-demand water heaters. These units offer a lot of benefits, and as regulations change regarding conventional, atmospheric hot water tanks over the next few years, they’ll become an even more attractive option to home owners. However, they also aren’t the perfect

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Hot Water Tanks: Gas or Electric?

Which Hot Water Tank Is The Better Choice? Whether you’re building a new home or anticipating a hot water tank replacement, you may be wondering which is the better choice: electric or gas. In order to answer this question, we need to look at operating costs, performance and efficiency. Both types can be high-efficiency, so

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Extend Your Hot Water Tank’s Life By Years With This Simple Tip

When you hear the words, “emergency plumbing situation,” a burst hot water tank is likely one of the first scenarios that comes to mind. Unfortunately, many homeowners and landlords are unaware that the average life expectancy of a hot water tank is about 8-10 years, and even more don’t know how to properly maintain their

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