American Pump and Drilling Blog: Archive for the ‘Water Heaters’ Category

How a Water Softener Works

Monday, February 12th, 2024

Water softeners are pretty well-known these days. Many homes throughout our area rely on water softeners to enjoy soft, clean water that’s free of pesky minerals that might do harm to your plumbing system or your skin. But it wasn’t always like this.

Back in the day, there wasn’t a way to get rid of minerals in your water. People dealt with hard water all the time. This is the reason why a lot of old plumbing appliances have so much limescale and sediment deposits when newer ones might not be in such rough shape.

Now, we have access to powerful water softeners in Lacey which can simply and easily remove all of the minerals from your water supply.

How does it work? Is it bad for your water or home? Are there any downsides to investing in a water softener? Is hard water really that bad?

These are excellent questions that we’ll answer for you down below.

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Let’s Talk Tankless

Monday, May 8th, 2023

If you’re familiar with tankless technology, then you probably already know some of the unique benefits they offer. But for some of our other customers, or newcomers who have never even heard of a tankless water heater, this blog is for you!

A tankless water heater installation in Puyallup, WA can make a huge difference in the way you think of hot water. Instead of a tank that sits there in your basement or crawlspace, the tankless system heats the water as it enters your home. These systems are quick, efficient, and save you money on a month-to-month basis. But importantly, they’re not for everyone.

So, as your local professional team of plumbers, let’s talk about tankless systems. We’ll cover all the basics and make sure that you know what you’re getting into if you decide to install this system.

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If Your Water Heater Could Talk…

Monday, March 13th, 2023

It would probably ask for repairs! That’s at least what we would tell a homeowner who might be experiencing problems right now. Water heaters can last a decade or more, depending on the type of water heating system we’re talking about. But in most cases, they’ll need to be fixed once or twice throughout their lifespan. This is usually the case with most home appliances.

However, pinpointing when your water heater needs repair is the tricky part of the equation. Is your water heater fine? Is it encountering a malfunction and requires water heater repair in Puyallup, WA? Or perhaps it’s on its way out? These are vital questions that need answers, especially when your budget is on the line.

Your water heater can’t tell you the answer to those questions, but if it could, here’s what it would probably say depending on the certain problem you’re experiencing.

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