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Time to Go Tankless?

23 Mar
How Tankless Hot Water Heaters Work

If your water heater has a 12-year warranty and it’s been in service for 15, it might be time to get a new one. In homes with hard water, which can be tougher on water heaters, a heater may fail within the warranty period. If you haven’t replaced your water heater in a few years, […]

Town of Proctor: Water Softener Systems

10 Jun
Town of Proctor Vermont Drinking Water

When the Town of Proctor made the cut-over to its new water system in December of 2014, the town’s water went from being bad to hard.  Water hardness was a definite issue with Proctor’s new system—magnesium and calcium levels jumped 10 to 20 times the previous levels.  Nick Paquette, knowing that many water softening systems would […]

Pro & Cons of Hard Water: The Benefits and Drawbacks

12 Apr
Hard Water Q&A

Left unchecked, hard water can create many issues in home heating and water systems. Fortunately homeowners can take comfort in knowing that when it’s time to replace a major home system, modern products—from smart indirect fired water heaters to water softeners—can mitigate the effects of hard water and scale buildup. Contact Paquette Plumbing today to discuss the optimal solution for […]