Posts by Phil Luther

Potential Disadvantages of San Francisco Solar Water Heating

Posted by on Jan 11, 2014 in Alternative Water Heating, Water Heater Repair San Francisco | 0 comments

When a solar water heater is discussed, some individuals may picture a hot water tank or swimming pool heating system, but it is actually a way to heat up a house successfully and easily using water and solar energy. As we all know, the increasing expense of house heating by conventional methods has many searching for alternative methods to keep their residences comfy throughout the winter season months. Solar power is just one of numerous alternative energies that is being took a look at by today’s cost conscience property owner that Water Heater Repair San Francisco desires to talk...

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Save Money on Your San Francisco Hot Water Bill

Posted by on Jan 4, 2014 in Plumbing Contractors San Francisco, Water Heater Repair San Francisco | 0 comments

This time of year during the winter heating season, most individuals are conscious of trying to conserve cash on heating the house. This makes it a great time for being reliable with ones water heating also, particularly considering that it usually accounts for around 18 percent of the typical energy bill each month. Water Heater Repair San Francisco’s 4 Ways to Save Hot Water Expenses The four general methods to lower ones water heating costs in the house are reasonably basic: do not use as much hot water, turn down the thermostat temperature setting on the water heater, add...

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Toilet Terminology

Posted by on Dec 28, 2013 in Toilet Repair San Francisco, Water Heater Repair San Francisco | 0 comments

With half of the December holiday season behind us, Water Heater Repair San Francisco chose to have a little fun today and wished to share a brand-new infographic by Phil Luther with you. It is exactly 7 months to the 104th anniversary of John Crapper’s death (July 27), the person to whom the development of the flush toilet is typically related to. Really, in 1596 John Harrington invented the modern flush toilet, though Crapper did further the development of the toilet and held lots of vital plumbing patents that made toilets work much better and in a more hygienic means. Your...

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How to Get Rid of San Francisco Water Heater Odors

Posted by on Dec 10, 2013 in Water Heater Repair San Francisco | 0 comments

If you have foul-smelling water coming from your water heater follow Water Heater Repair San Francisco’s instructions below to get your water smelling and tasting much better. The Causes of San Francisco Water Heater Smells? According to Soquel Creek Water District, “The smell is the result of four factors that must all be present for the odor to develop. These factors include: A high concentration of sulfate in the raw water Sulfate reducing bacteria, non-toxic to humans (sulfate is reduced to a sulfide state by the bacteria) Little or no dissolved oxygen in the water Hydrogen...

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How Thermocouples Work on Ones San Francisco Water Heater

Posted by on Dec 9, 2013 in Water Heater Repair San Francisco | 0 comments

Ok, not to get too technical with you today, but Water Heater Repair San Francisco wants to share some information on a water heater’s thermocouple. The Family Handyman correctly concluded that “when thermocouples wear out, the pilot light goes out, the burner won’t light, and you don’t get any hot water.” Conventional style Likewise called universal water heater thermocouple. It screws into below the gas valve and a probe on the other end slides into a holding bracket near the pilot light. It appears like a piece of copper wire. Universal thermocouples are available...

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