Hot Water Heater
As a Baltimore plumber serving over 60,000 customers in this area, hot water heaters are one of biggest specialties. At Abbott’s Plumbing, we are a full service plumbing and gas fitting contractor and the factory-authorized representatives for service of Rheem, Ruud, Richmond, and GE Water heaters.
The following articles are intended to help you diagnose simple problems with your water heater, follow safety advice and help you select the right product for your household or business.
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Pros and Cons of Tankless Water Heaters
Tankless water heaters heat water as it passes through your plumbing. Instead of having a barrel of hot water in reserve, the system only heats the water you actually use throughout the day. We have installed a wide variety of tankless water heaters over the years, and we highly recommend them to all of our […]
Water Heater Fire Safety Tips
According to the National Fire Protection Association, water heaters were responsible for 11 percent of fires started by home heating devices. While this in no way implies that water heaters are inherently dangerous, it does serve to remind us that improper use and neglect of your water heater could lead to problems down the road.
What to do if your Water Heater is Leaking in Baltimore
Is your water heater leaking in Baltimore? If water is pooling up under your water heater, it may be from a leak in the heater, but it could also be from several other water sources in the basement. In this week’s blog, we’ll look at how to determine if your water heater is leaking, and […]
The Benefits of Tankless Water Heaters
The weather around Baltimore is pleasant for now, but before you know it these mild days will turn into a cold and unforgiving winter. One of life’s little pleasures is a hot shower on a cold day. So how can a tankless water heater make this even better? Read on to find out. Tankless […]
Hot Water Heaters- Gas or Electric
The average life expectancy of a water heater is 9-12 years; water damage due to a failed water heater is one of the top two homeowner’s insurance claims. The electric water heater is one of the most expensive and important appliances in your home and it can also be one of the greatest energy users. We […]