1. Cover photo for video "5 Signs You Need A New Water Heater"

    Five Signs It’s Time to Replace Your Tank-Style Water Heater

    I am a firm believer that, after learning my lesson in life again and again, it is better to be proactive rather than reactive-- and my plumbing is no exception. Overcoming an emergency plumbing issue is a lot more challenging than planning for an inevitable event. Think of it like this-- knowing th…Read More

  2. Cover photo for video "Hybrid Water Heaters"

    Hybrid Water Heaters

    AKA the Heat Pump Water Heater If you have an electric water heater, then I have some great news for you- there's hope for your electric bill! Did you know that a standard tank style water heater uses more energy than a refrigerator, dishwasher, washing machine and dryer combined? The average househ…Read More

  3. Cover photo for blog and video "Maintaining Your Water Heater"

    Water Heater Maintenance

    If you have a standard tank style water heater, also known as a storage tank water heater, then annual maintenance should be a part of your yearly routine to get the most out of your water heater. Whether your water heater is electric or gas, it needs to be drained and flushed annually to maintain p…Read More

  4. Knob controls on the bottom of a hot water heater

    Common Causes of a Noisy Water Heater

    If you’re wondering why your water heater is noisy, you’re not alone.  If it has always been noisy from day one, you probably don’t have much to worry about. Are you just noticing the sounds now? It could indicate a problem that needs to be remedied! Go one step further by viewing more inform…Read More

  5. Water droplet graphic saying "Hot water accounts for 25% of residential energy costs"

    Electric Tankless Water Heaters: What You Need to Know

    For over 20 years clients like you have been asking Robins Plumbing if they should convert their electric tank-style water heater to a tankless version and I have been telling them no! I recommended that clients not convert to a tankless water heater unless they have a gas water heater. Electric t…Read More

  6. A solar hot water heater panel on top of a roof

    Solar Water Heaters in Phoenix

    With the Amount of Sun in Phoenix, Solar Water Heaters Make Sense... Right? These days, many of us are trying to think green. We are mindful of recycling, we are mindful of turning the lights off when we are not using them, and we are mindful of turning the faucet off while we are brushing our teeth…Read More

  7. Image of a gas tankless water heater

    Gas Tankless Water Heaters: What You Need to Know

    Education is one of the 12 values of Robins Plumbing. We believe the more educated we are, the more we can educate our clients. We are always learning and growing as the plumbing profession evolves. What was considered normal by plumbing companies 10 years ago is considered archaic by today’s stan…Read More

  8. Cover image for "Common Water Heater Problems"

    Common Water Heater Problems

    It’s easy to take your hot water heater for granted until something goes awry. Your water heater is one of the most important appliances in your home, hands down. You use it every day to shower, brush your teeth, and wash dishes, so it’s important to ensure your system is working efficiently at …Read More

  9. Cover photo for blog "Five Signs It's Time to Replace Your Water Heater"

    Five Signs to Replace Your Water Heater

    Homeowners throughout Phoenix utilize their water heaters every day without much thought. Warm, running water is available for things like baths, showers, cooking, and doing the laundry. It’s said that the average person uses warm water in their home up to 20 times a day. Now, think about how much…Read More

  10. Top Reasons to Replace Water Heaters

    The water heater in your Arizona home is essential for a variety of everyday tasks. From taking a steamy shower in the morning to washing the dishes at night once the kids are put to bed, we rely heavily on our water heaters to live comfortably. When your water heater stops working efficiently or br…Read More