Tankless Water Heaters

Suppose you’re in the market for a new water heater. In that case, a tankless water heater is an energy-efficient, space-saving alternative. Also called an on-demand water heater, the tankless water heater heats water as it moves through the unit. These units can save up to 80% of the space a standard water heater requires by being directly attached to the wall. There are electric, gas, and propane tankless water heaters to choose from. As with most home appliances, there are pros and cons to a tankless water heater. What is the downside of a tankless water heater? It requires an expert like the Abend Plumbing and Heating professionals to install it, which may deter DIYers. If you’ve decided on a tankless water heater vs. a tank water heater, here are the best tankless water heaters we recommend. Navien Tankless Water Heater Navien is one of the premiere tankless water heater manufacturers. They come in options for condensing (dual heat exchanger) and non-condensing (single heat exchanger). We can install either type indoors or outdoors. The condensing models are more energy efficient at up to 0.96 UEF, or Uniform Energy Factor. The higher this number, the more energy-efficient the residential water

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Everything You Need to Know About Boilers

There is a lot of confusion nowadays about boilers and the best type for your home or commercial space. At Abend Service, we hope to help stop this confusion with these blogs, our website, and when we service the boilers in their homes or buildings. It’s crucial to know about your boiler type within your commercial or residential space. The reason is, there may come a day when it breaks or needs service, and you need to know what to tell your specialist plumber. This blog will explain everything you need to know about boilers so you’ll be prepared if that day comes. What Is A Boiler? People use boilers primarily to provide heat. It’s an appliance that heats water into steam. Then it sends that steam through pipes and radiators to keep your building warm. They are usually centrally located in a home or office to spread heat easily. In fact, you can generally find your boiler in the basement of your building or home, and they’re typically more common in cooler climates and older homes. While boilers can be a central part of a home’s heating system, these are not always present in American homes. One way to

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The Best Ways to Clear a Drain

Does your drain keep getting clogged? Do you want to know the best practices for keeping your drains clear? At Abend Services, we do a lot of drain work for our customers! That means we understand how frustrating it can be to have a clogged drain and the impact it can have on your home and family. Our licensed professionals are qualified to advise you on some tips to keep your drain as clear as possible. We hope this blog is informative and lets you know what you can do to keep a drain clear and why you should use these methods within your home. Why Do I Need To Keep My Drain Clear? Keeping your drain clear will help you to maintain a healthy plumbing system within your home. Plus, it will save you an expensive service call to your local plumber. What Are Prevention Tips to Keep My Drain Clear? There are several ways that you can minimize the likelihood of your drain clogging. These include: Don’t pour liquid grease down the drain. Instead, pour it into a sealable container. After it cools, put it in the trash Keep food and coffee grounds out of kitchen sinks and

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Tankless Water Heaters FAQ

Tankless water heaters are becoming increasingly present in American homes, and it is clear to see why. They have many advantages over traditional water heaters and are an excellent investment for a family home. However, they are still relatively new to the USA, and people need more information on what they are, their benefits, and the negative aspects too! At Abend Service, we want to provide our customers with the best knowledge, which is why we wrote this blog on what you need to know about tankless water heaters. What Is A Tankless Water Heater? Tankless water heaters are a source of hot water for a family home. They heat water directly and allow for a constant source of hot water. We sometimes refer to them as “hot water on demand” devices. Tankless water heaters can provide between 2-5 gallons of water every minute. However, it is common for families with many children to install more than one tankless water heater in their homes. They do this to ensure enough hot water to fulfill all necessary tasks, like hot showers, washing dishes, and doing laundry. The Advantages The main advantage of tankless water heaters is that they use significantly less

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