Water Heaters

What Causes a Water Heater to Leak or Rupture?

The following article on “What causes a water heater to leak or rupture?”, written by Reza Nikrooz of StrikeCheck, originally appeared in the Technical Notebook Column of Claims Magazine and was also published on Property…

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Tankless Water Heater Diagram

Tankless water heaters are slowly becoming more common (Consumer Reports), and for good reason -- those who go tankless can save money on their utility bills since these water heaters…

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Water Heater Schematic

Water heaters made up nearly half of the plumbing-related claims that we saw in 2018 (StrikeCheck 2019 Annual Claims Report), and the average cost of replacing a water heater is…

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Leaking and Burst Water Heaters

Nearly 70% of water heater failures come from a slow leak or sudden burst, and while the level of damage that results varies, these failures are all potential claims that…

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Tankless Water Heater Guide

Tankless water heaters are slowly becoming more common (Consumer Reports) thanks to their energy-saving properties that lower utility bills, and with their rising popularity can come more related claims. You…

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Water Heater Overview

Storage Hot Water Heaters: An Overview The most common hot water heaters in homes and businesses tend to be storage or “tank-type” units that heat anywhere from 25 to 100…

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Water Heater Fundamentals Webinar Recording

Damage to water heaters are pretty common, and when they break, they may not be the only items claimed when they fall on your desk. Water heaters, particularly storage water…

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Preventing Excessive Damage from Water Heater Losses

When an insured comes to you with a water heater claim, the damage isn’t always limited to the water heater itself. Floors, ceilings, walls, and personal property are all at…

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Water Heater and Well Pump Claim Kit

Claims involving water heaters and well pumps can be difficult to settle and time sensitive, as the insured is likely without water. While both essential pieces of equipment can be…

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The Additional Damages You May See in Failed Water Heater Claims

When a water heater fails, the cost of restoring the insured to pre-loss condition varies wildly. Repairs could cost as little as $50 or a replacement could cost over $1000.…

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Handling Tankless Water Heater Claims

Tankless water heaters are becoming a progressively more popular alternative to traditional tank-style water heaters. According to Research and Markets, the global tankless water heater market is expected to grow at…

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What Causes Water Heater Failure?

Water heaters are an integral part of any residential or commercial property. The US Department of Energy estimates that there are 103 million residential water heaters in service. With the average…

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