Part 2 – New Water Heaters Save You $$$ and They’re One of Our Specialties!
Sutherland Plumbing, LLC has opened our brand new YouTube Channel!
Just click on the play button below to view our very first video!
You can bookmark or subscribe to our channel at the following address: http://www.youtube.com/SutherlandPlumbingLLCPortland
Our first video features a Complete Water Service from Summer 2016.
Also known as “Trenchless (no dig) Main Water Service Replacement.”
This is one of our specialties!
For further information about Sutherland Plumbing & our services,
please call: (503) 719-4015
or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Thank you for your continued business & support!
Co-Owner & Master Plumber, Sutherland Plumbing, LLC
The Sutherland Plumbing difference is in the details!
*Included in all water heater installs:
*Premium Brand: “Bradford White.”
*Remove & disposal of old water heater.
*Required plumbing permit.
*Premium ball type shut off valve.
*Thermal expansion tank with solid brass IP fittings.
*Seismic restraints (aka earthquake straps).
*New Temperature/Pressure relief safety valve.
*10 year warranty for parts and labor.
Is your water heater Temperature/Pressure safety relief valve dripping or leaking?
If so, it’s doing it’s job and trying to tell you, no it’s screaming at you:
“Houston, we have a problem!!”
Most often the 3/4″ drain pipe connected to the water heater runs right off the top or side of the heater and is open-ended just above floor level.
Don’t let anybody tell you simply changing the safety valve will solve the problem. There’s very likely a larger core issue at hand causing the above mentioned symptom. Like excessive water pressure and/or trapped thermal expansion. Thermal expansion is normal and refers to a basic law of physics: anything that increases in temperature increases in size. The water inside your plumbing system is no exception. Trapped thermal expansion is a problem. The hot water has nowhere to expand to, so it takes the path of least resistance – you guessed it….leaking out of your safety valve often right onto the floor :((
Fortunately there are specific remedies that work great to solve the problem and the plumbers at Sutherland Plumbing, LLC are experts at it!