Lutz Plumbing, Inc. Blog : Archive for June, 2016

3 Ways to Save Water This Summer

Monday, June 27th, 2016

Are your water bills higher than they should be? Are you concerned about the local environment and would like to cut down on how much water your family uses? Whatever your reasoning may be, reducing your water needs is not difficult to do. While there are dozens of ways to do so, here are 3 to get you started. 

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Why Choose a Tankless Water Heater?

Monday, June 20th, 2016

Are you ready to replace your old water heater, or looking for a water heater for a brand new property? If so, we strongly recommend that you give some serious consideration to the use of a tankless water heater in Kansas City, MO. While most homeowners will automatically think of storage tank hot water heaters, the tankless water heater has gained a lot of traction in residential applications over the past few years. After reading a bit more about the benefits of using a tankless water heater, you’ll probably start to understand why. 

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Signs You Have a Plumbing Leak

Monday, June 13th, 2016

Plumbing problems are a pain for a number of reasons, not least of which being that they are so difficult to detect. Most homeowners don’t realize that they have a problem with their plumbing system until it’s too late to prevent the majority of the damage. Plumbing leaks are the most common plumbing problem, and can cause all sorts of issues. If you know what to look for, though, you can tell when it’s time to call for a plumber. Let’s take a look at some signs that you have a plumbing leak.

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What You Need to Know About the Anode Rod

Monday, June 6th, 2016

For systems that deal with water on a regular basis, rust is more or less inevitable. So, with how much water your water heater deals with on a regular basis, have you ever wondered why it’s not absolutely covered in rust even after a short period of time? The answer is a part called the anode rod. The anode rod is what allows your water heater to fend off rust for as long as possible. Let’s take a look at how the anode rod protects your water heater and what you need to do to maintain that protection.

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