Water flows through an advanced system of electric or gas heating elements, which instantly heat it up the desired temperature. There is no need for the storage of hot water – which boost efficiency dramatically. What are the numbers behind the savings? According to the US Department of Energy , a tankless water heater uses up to 34% less power to heat water, because there is no “parasitic draw” – water doesn’t have to be kept at a particular temperature in a tank. Based on the same study, gas-based tankless heaters can save the average family (using 45 gallons of hot water per day) around

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He attracts the best talent — not just recruits them.” The upbeat company attracts customers, too. It holds them through such innovations as The Sunshine Club, an Gordontheplumber.com Oak Brook IL 60523 annual maintenance agreement in which The Sunny Plumber techs inspect all fixtures, check the pressure on lines, do recommended maintenance on the water heater, and flush drains. The agreement promises two drain clean-outs each year and a camera inspection whenever a snake is deployed to clear a line. Sometimes these inspections generate additional plumbing work, sometimes not. “If the house

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Valve Seat: The immovable portion of a valve. Water flow is stopped when the movable portion of the valve comes in contact with the valve seat. Vanity: Bathroom cabinet with a wash basin set in the top. Vent: A vertical or sloping portion of drain pipe that allows sewer gasses to escape from the house into the outdoor air and lets air into the drain system to keep air pressure balanced and prevent water in traps from being siphoned off. Water Filter: A device that removes impurities by lowering contamination of water using a fine physical barrier, a chemical process, or a biological process.

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For that, you need to attend your plumbing fixtures, pipes, and drains. And all these are directly connected to the largest space of the plumbing zone in your house, which is the primary sewer line. Sometimes, because of improper use of drains and fixtures the primary sewer line might gets damaged. There can be other factors leading to this as well. The central sewer line might get clogged that might require a specialized repair service. Here you need to get in touch with an ace service provider. You can search for a company based on your location. For instance, if you are in Virginia Beach,

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Back Flow Preventer: A device to prevent back flow, especially into a potable water supply. Required for sprinkler systems, handheld showers, pullout faucet spouts, and kitchen sprayers. Back Pressure: Pressure that resists the flow of fluid in a piping system. Back-siphonage: negative pressure in the piping system which results in backflow. Commonly prevented with a vacuum breaker or air gap. Backup: Overflow of a plumbing fixture due to drain stoppage. Baffle:An object placed in an appliance to change the direction of, or slow down the flow of air, gases or water. Balancing Valve: A water

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Right? Well maybe… Prior to this modern method of keeping your bath water in the tub, many homes use to have “ Standing Waste & Overflow ” a tall cylindrical barrel standing next to the tub with an interior plunger which allowed you to stop the water so you could bathe. Drop  the plunger down and it stopped the water, lift it up and the water would drain. They were eventually phased out (although thousands are still in service today) because they simply are no longer code compliant in most municipalities across the country. Enter the modern Trip Waste Assembly a simple device which can easily

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Slip Joint: A telescopic joint between two parts that permits the parts to move in a lengthwise direction. Often used for P-traps under lavatories and sinks. It allows a raw end of pipe to slide into the threaded end of a fitting and secures with a threaded ferrule such as a slip nut. Slip Nut: A ferrule with a threaded hole through it for screwing onto a pipe as a fastener. It is used in conjunction with a washer or gasket to form a slip joint. SNAFU: Acronym for Situation Normal All F***ed Up Soft Water: Water that has been treated so that it has low mineral content. Solder: A metal alloy

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STEP 3 Now go to Home Depot / Lowe’s or other local home improvement store and buy a new valve with the SAME pressure setting, and a roll of teflon tape. When you buy your parts, put teflon tape on new valve threads clockwise, and screw in new valve tightly. Be sure to get the right size, or you will have to go get a replacement! STEP 4 Now open cold water and put gas setting back to normal (or turn on circuit breaker if electric). Once tank is full, again gently open pressure relief valve and let a little water out (2-3 ounces). Remember, water will be hot, so be careful. Once you drain 2-3

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A: We wrapped up the Las Vegas Air and Paradise Air acquisition in November 2016. I’ve acquired a lot of businesses in my career, but these were different than most. This acquisition wasn’t about adding customer base or taking a big competitor out of the market. This one was about bringing experienced talent to the Goettl brand. Michael Gamst, Stephen Gamst and Clayton Johnson, the former owners of Las Vegas Air and Paradise Air, who collectively have over 90 years’ experience in HVAC, are seasoned operators. Their impact to Goettl started immediately, bringing leadership and energy to the

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