1797 Park Drive, Traverse City, MI 49686
Phone: 866-BOB-HEAT

Archives

Pros and Cons of Tankless Water Heaters

Pros and Cons of Tankless Water Heaters

If your old water heater is causing problems, you may be thinking about replacing it with a tankless water heater. That’s a very wise decision for many homeowners. However, as efficient and convenient as tankless systems are, they are not necessarily the right water heater solution for everyone.


Bundling Up Your Water Heater During Cold Spells

Bundling Up Your Water Heater During Cold Spells

When winter temperatures plummet, your water heater often feels the effects. A residential tank-style water heater stores at least 40 gallons of heated water on stand-by at all times. In winter, temperatures where the water heater is installed — often a garage, a basement or even just an under-heated utility room — are lower than normal. This accelerates heat loss from water inside the tank. Higher energy costs and increased wear and tear on the water heater result.


Do You Need More Than One Water Heater for Your House?

Do You Need More Than One Water Heater for Your House?

Many homeowners can relate to this morning or night routine: the first person who wants a shower has to wait forever to get the hot water flowing. Everyone else has to jump in fast or wait a long time after the previous shower to avoid getting a burst of hot water. What some homeowners may not know is that there’s a simple solution to these shower woes: installing more than one water heater.


Want to Lower Your Utility Bills? Turn Down Your Water Heater Temperature

As a mindful homeowner that likes to save energy, you use your HVAC’s thermostat wisely to minimize cooling and heating energy bills, right? When you consider that water heating comes in third behind cooling and heating for home energy usage, you would do your pocketbook a favor by looking for ways to reduce your water heating bill, too. Fortunately, reducing your hot water energy usage is as easy as turning back the water heater temperature.


Lower the Heating Bills of Your Grand Traverse County Home With a Few Tips

Conserving energy by winterizing your home is not only good for the environment; it also will help you lower heating bills each month. There are many ways you can begin conserving energy in your home, including:


Geothermal And Solar Heating And Cooling Offers Optimal Return On Investment

With all of the concerns about energy costs, oil and gas supplies, global warming and other environmental effects, renewable energy is currently a hot topic. Renewable energy sources, such as geothermal and solar heating and cooling, provide the ultimate solution: They are free, limitless and completely safe for the environment.


10 Energy-Saving Low-Cost And No-Cost Tips

With the cold settling in on Michigan, it’s time to learn about energy-saving tips that cost little or nothing to implement. See a decrease in your energy bills without sacrificing comfort by utilizing these budget-saving strategies to save on fuel consumption:


Water Heater Efficiency Affected By Insulation

Touch your water heater. Is it warm? Then you need insulation for the best possible water heater efficiency. It’s not expensive to add insulation to your water heater and doing so will save you money in water heating costs. Depending on your usage of hot water, insulation for your water heater might result in savings amounting to about 4 to 9 percent.


Request an Appointment

Thank you for considering Team Bob’s for your heating, cooling, and plumbing needs! If you need immediate assistance, please call our 24/7 emergency hotline at 866-BOB-HEAT. Otherwise, please select a date and time below to request an appointment.

Please note: Your requested appointment date and time is not guaranteed. A member from our team will contact you by the following business day to confirm your appointment date and time.