Choosing a water heating system that not only provides an ample amount of hot water for your home or business but one that also efficiently heats the water is of primary importance. Choosing an energy efficient and reliable water heaters is not only good for the environment but ultimately saves you money.
Types of Water Heaters:
More and more people in the Fort Myers area are choosing tankless water heaters over traditional tanks these days, and for good reason. Tankless heaters use gas or electricity to provide hot water on demand, reducing standby energy losses that cost you money.
In addition, tankless heaters typically last about twice as long as standard heaters. And tankless heaters might qualify for Florida and federal tax rebates, saving you even more.
However, your tankless heater needs to be professionally installed for optimal energy efficiency. With state-of-the-art technology and an expert staff of plumbing specialists, we have the tools to tackle any job, big or small, residential or commercial. Plus our experience and relationships with manufacturers allow us to offer all parts and labor at unbeatable prices.
We start by determining your demand, the location, and application for your hot water. Then we customize a system designed to fit your needs and budget. Your project will be supervised from consultation to cleanup to ensure your complete satisfaction with the process, and our plumbing contractors will work around your schedule.
Call Sackett Plumbing for a complimentary water heater maintenance, repair, or installation quote for your home or business.
Scalding Hot Water
If there’s anything worse than a cold shower, it’s one that is scalding hot! If you find your shower only sprays hot water, no matter how hard you turn the handle, it’s time to investigate the inner workings of your shower. No cold water in the shower may indicate defective parts within the shower faucet. If you have a single-lever control in your shower, you likely need to replace the cartridge that houses the pressure-balancing valve.
If that sounds like an overwhelming task, worry not because the friendly team at Sackett Plumbing is here to walk you through the replacement process. However, Sackett's team of professionals is always available if you’d rather save yourself the hassle by letting the pros handle the job.
First thing, it’s important to determine whether the issue is only in one shower or more. If the entire home has no cold water , it’s possible a shutoff valve in the main water supply line has been turned off accidentally. If that is the case, you can simply turn the valve back on and your showers should work as normal.
However, if you determine the other faucets in the home do have cold water, the issue is likely a defective pressure-balancing valve and you will either need to replace the valve cartridge yourself or call a professional plumber to get the job done.
A faucet’s pressure-balancing valve serves two purposes:
Before you begin the removal and installation of the shower cartridge, you will need to buy a new one at your nearby hardware store. It’s important to choose the right style to get a good fit. Bring the old cartridge with you to the store to get the perfect replacement piece. While at the store, you will also need to purchase a cartridge puller as well.
Now that you have your new cartridge you can begin the process of changing it out with these 10 steps:
If you would rather save time and frustration call our team of professionals. We would be happy to take care of the problem for you.
Sackett Plumbing Inc 239-454-4504