Donald P. Dick Air Conditioning Blog: Archive for the ‘Water Heaters’ Category

Why You May Want To Go Ductless

Monday, March 28th, 2022

It makes a difference to have a highly effective and efficient air conditioner in your home during the summer. But what if you haven’t been able to accommodate a good air conditioner in your home before now? While we are sure that you have a pretty slick system of fans set up at this point, we would say that now is a great time to talk with a technician about getting a comprehensive AC system installed in your home.

If you are on the hunt for an air conditioner for your home we would love to introduce you to the ductless AC system. Read on to learn more about why you may want to go with a ductless air conditioner and then reach out to us for your AC system installation in Fresno.

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Is a Tank or Tankless Water Heater the Way to Go?

Monday, March 19th, 2018

tankless-water-heaterWe love giving our customers sound advice and answers to the questions that they ask. In this case, however, giving sound advice means that the best answer we can give is: it depends. There are far too many factors to consider when getting into the question of tank vs. tankless water heaters to provide a definitive answer in a blog post. Different homes have different needs, and different homeowners have different personal preferences.

So while we’d need to speak with you directly—and please do contact us with any questions that you have—to really get a feel for which system is right for you, we can give you some valuable information that can help you start to weigh your options in an informed manner. Both tank and tankless water heaters have their pros and cons, and we are determined to help you your ideal water heater in Visalia, CA. So let’s take a look at what each system has to offer.

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Water Heater FAQ: Tank or No Tank?

Monday, April 17th, 2017

tankless-water-heaterAs spring progresses slowly but surely toward the summer season, the majority of homeowners are shifting their focus toward their air conditioning systems. Don’t get so preoccupied with thoughts of the warmer weather to come that you overlook your other systems and appliances, though. This is especially true of your water heater, which, unlike your heater or AC, does not have an off-season. If you are ready to replace an old water heater, or if you need to purchase one for a new home construction process, you need to choose that system carefully.

The two major contenders for most homeowners today are tank and tankless water heaters (though we also install and service solar water heaters). Because investing in a new water heater is a pretty major expense, and because you will rely on this system for so many daily tasks, it really is vital that you get the water heater best suited to your needs. When you schedule your water heater services in Madera, CA with us, you’ll have no doubt about it.

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What Are the Benefits of Using a Tankless Water Heater?

Monday, December 26th, 2016

While it doesn’t get as frigid in these parts as it does in places like Minnesota or Vermont, we do get plenty of chilly weather throughout the winter season. One of the greatest comforts in such weather is taking a nice, hot shower. Of course, showering is only one of the many tasks that you rely upon your water heater in Hanford, CA.

From washing the dishes to doing the laundry and all of the basic cleaning that you do throughout your home, hot water is a valuable resource. Make sure that you have enough of it, and that you are heating your water in a way that suits your personal user preferences. For many, this means using a tankless water heater.

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Efficient Water Heating: Limiting Standby Heat Loss

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016

Your hot water heater works hard all year long. There is no off-season for the water heater, as there is for your heater and air conditioner. Hot water is a necessity in our homes, regardless of the temperature outside.

If you use a traditional tank water heater in order to heat water for use in your home, then you should know that this system is subject to some level of standby heat loss. This is the heat loss that occurs as heat in the water in the tank transfers through that tank into the air surrounding it. Here are a few tips to help you reduce standby heat loss from your water heater.

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Can I Use Solar Power to Heat Water in My Home?

Monday, September 12th, 2016

Yes, absolutely! And considering the amount of sunshine we enjoy in this part of the country, doing so actually makes a lot of sense. Just remember that solar technology is pretty complex stuff, and you really need to know for certain that qualified individuals are handling your solar energy services. If you think that using a solar water heater in Clovis, CA is right for you, be sure to give us a call. The technicians on our staff will have you heating water reliably and effectively with an incredibly efficient, renewable resource before you know it!

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Tankless Water Heater Tips: What to Consider Before Investing

Monday, August 22nd, 2016

While we’re willing to be that you can think of at least a few more exciting to spend your money on than a water heater, the fact of the matter is that no water heater will last forever. If and when you do need to replace your water heater, or if you are buying one for a brand new property, remember that there are multiple options to consider. The use of tankless water heaters in Kingsburg, CA has become more and more common over recent years.

A tankless water heater is not, of course, the right choice for every home or homeowner. Many can benefit greatly from the use of such a system, though. Read on to learn more about some points of consideration, and remember to schedule your water heater services with our team.

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3 Water Heaters to Consider for Installation in Your Home

Monday, November 23rd, 2015

There is no way in which to overstate the importance of having a dependable, effective and efficient water heater installed in one’s home. Not only does your water heater provide you with the hot water that you need in order to shower comfortably in the morning, but it is also your water heater which provides you with hot water for use in your dishwasher, laundry machine and from every hot water faucet in your home. If you are considering your options for a new water heater in Fresno, CA, read the following information carefully. Also, remember to schedule all of your water heater services with the professional technicians here at Donald P. Dick Air Conditioning.

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Don’t Forget to Flush Sediment from Your Water Heater Annually

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015

Don’t Forget to Flush Sediment from Your Water Heater Annually
Just like your car, the quality of care you give your water heater is a reliable indicator of how efficiently it will operate. After all, if you don’t clean the storage tank as suggested by the manufacturer, your system won’t last as long as it could. Moreover, you’re likely to experience more water heating breakdowns and a spike in your energy bills.

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Did You Know Turning Down Your Water Heater Temperature Saves Money?

Thursday, October 15th, 2015

fresno, california, water heater, water heater temperature, turning down water heater temperature, lower energy bill, thermostat,When you want to save money on your heating bill, you probably turn back the temperature inside your home at the thermostat. It’s simple and it makes sense. The same logic can be used to save money with your water heater by turning back your water heater temperature.

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