Frequently Asked Questions
Should the water heater be turned off when the property is vacant?
It's recommended that gas or electric water heaters be turned to their lowest setting while you’re gone. An electric water heater can be turned off at the circuit breaker box and the gas water heater can be turned off at the pilot light and gas supply line closed.
How do I know its time for home repiping?
Brown-tinted water is coming out of your faucets
Sink faucets and shower heads releasing water at an abnormally low pressure
Pipe leaks or water spots
How do I know if I have a drain clog or stoppage?
Water backing up in shower, bath tub and toilets on the ground floor of your home.
How long does it take to fix a main line stoppage?
What is drain jetting ?
What is a Home Repiping?
What is PEX Tubing?
When is it time to repair or replace your water heater?
If your water looks rusty, has an odor, your water heater is making unusual noises, or if you see water leaking around the base of the water heater, it’s time to make the call to have your water heater repaired or replaced. Larosa's Plumbing diagnose problem and advise you of your repair options. If replacing your equipment is the most cost-effective solution, we will walk you through the types of water heaters available and the features of each so you can make the selection that’s right for you.
How does a tankless water heater work?
How does a tankless water heater compare to the conventional tank water heater?
Tankless water heaters, available in natural gas, propane and electric models, are great for homes with busy families, homes with luxury bathrooms and vacation homes. Point-of-use electric tankless water heaters are ideal for a single faucet or shower. And if you’re looking for additions, garages, outbuildings or even RVs. Watch Rheems video on Tank vs Tankless Water Heaters.
What is a "Point of Use" Water Heater ?
A "Point of Use Water Heater" is a space-saving solutions that provides hot water where you need it. These water heaters are designed to deliver hot water almost instantaneously, so you don’t have to wait. They are compact water heaters can be easily installed under sinks and make a great choice for home additions and detached structures and more.
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