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Concerned about hot water heater failure? As a business owner with hot water needs, you want to be aware of the early signs your water heater may give when it’s about to fail on you. Understanding these signs and signals can mean the difference between having the hot water your business needs and leaving your customers, guests or tenants with cold showers and dirty laundry.

There are both visual (things you can see) and auditory (things you can hear) signs that your water heater may be on it’s way out. Visual signs include: dripping water, corrosion, burn marks and a burner flame that is yellow instead of blue. Auditory signs include the sound of popcorn popping, and a overly loud blower motor. Not all signs mean failure, but most do and should be paid attention to!

It’s important to call a trained technician to deal with your water heater issues. Water heaters can and do explode, and improper maintenance can cause serious issues. For businesses in Wisconsin and Indiana, Reliable Water Services can provide you with trained technicians and a wealth of information about water heater options. Call today to find out more about rental equipment, service plans and how they can help with your water heater needs.


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Hot Water Equipment, Water Heater Sizing

Correct Commercial Water Heater Sizing: It’s No Guessing Game

When you’re in the market for a new or replacement water heater for your restaurant, hotel or apartment property, correct sizing is crucial to the success of your business. With so many commercial water heater options out there, here’s what you need to know to get it right.

Depending on how much hot water you need to run your business, there may be multiple commercial water heater tank sizes to meet your needs. With so many options available, how do you know what type and size water heater to choose? We can help point you in the right direction.

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Hot Water, Water Heater Damage, Water Heater Repairs, Water Heater Safety, Water Heaters

6 Early Signs of Water Heater Failure

Know these early signs of water heater failure. You may be able to prevent a water heater failure emergency before it happens.

If you run a restaurant, hotel or apartment building, just thinking about a “no hot water” situation might make you panic. No dishwashers or no showers? No thank you! After all, you need hot water to run your business. Remember: your commercial water heater is a mechanical piece of equipment. So it’s not a matter of if your water heater will fail—it’s a matter of when. Eventually, all water heaters fail.

But you can be prepared. Look for these early signs of water heater failure—and learn what to do when your commercial water heater is acting up. Read on!

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