Be Ready with Tankless Hot Water Heaters, Drain Clearing

September is Preparedness Month

Most Cincinnati homeowners like feeling “ahead of the curve.” Life is busy, sometimes leaving us feeling unprepared. Apollo Home can help with tankless hot water heaters, sump pumps and drain clearing. Call us and we’ll help you prepare for whatever might come your way.  

Why Tankless Hot Water Heaters?

If you haven’t heard of these, we can’t wait to tell you! A traditional water heater includes a large storage tank. You’ve probably seen it in your mechanicals room next to the furnace. When tank hot water heaters constantly heat and store hot water, three things happen.

  1. Heat loss occurs, costing you money to heat the water twice.
  2. You run the risk of running out of hot water if showers and appliances run too close to together. If you bathe all the kids, the tank may run out of water in the middle of your shower. No fun!
  3. You pay to heat water while it sits.

Tankless hot water heaters eliminate these concerns. Available in gas or electric versions, tankless hot water heaters don’t store water. Think of it as hot water on-demand. No expense to heat water until you need it.

This feature is incredibly energy-efficient, using approximately 22 percent less energy than traditional storage-type hot water heaters. Also, because there’s no storage tank, the hot water keeps flowing!

If you plan to host guests this holiday season, this can ease the “getting ready” timetable. Bonus – it frees up storage space. Tankless hot water heaters can be wall-mounted. Larger homes may choose to install one on each floor. Because of their compact space, they can be installed near the point of use.

Sump Pumps Save the Day

Remember the Ohio Flood this past year? Prepare for fall storms with a backup sump pump for your home. If you’ve invested in a finished basement, this is a necessity. Don’t risk your living space and possessions. Get a backup sump pump instead. Call us to install this tangible peace of mind!

Drain Clearing Reduces Drain Backups and Other Headaches

Apollo Home offers both drain clearing and drain cleaning. What’s the difference? Drain clearing uses a snaking tool to specifically target a local blockage. An Apollo Home plumber will puncture the blockage to allow water to flow through your system.

Drain cleaning shoots pressurized water into the drain system to fully clean out the pipes. A camera may be used for a thorough inspection. When both services are used together, debris is swept from the entire drain.

If you have trees with a shallow root system or have moved into an older home, call us for an inspection. We can help you prevent costly repairs.

Invest in the Apollo Care Plan for Convenience and Easy Prevention

Eliminate many home-owning worries with a preventative maintenance plan, like the Apollo Care Plan. Specially designed to preserve your home’s systems, the Plan also reduces quality time lost to inconvenient repairs. Spend more time doing what you enjoy, instead of making time to deal with repairs.

Contact Apollo Home, the Cincinnati home services leader. We’re eager to share our HVAC, plumbing, sewer and electrical expertise. We’ve learned a lot in our 100-plus years and can use it to help you.

Our friendly heating and air professionals are licensed, insured and rigorously background-checked for your peace of mind. To stay current with technology and all brands, they receive ongoing certified training. Ask them anything! We love questions about our services and how to care for your equipment.

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"Ernie & Mike did a superb job on my new furnace and A/C installation. Despite having more than a day’s work to do, they came in and stayed until the job was done. They were organized, efficient, and protected the rest of the house well. Got both furnace and A/C installed the same day. Ernie was courteous, informative, and clearly knew his job better than anyone I’ve encountered before. The units look so good guests now get The Tour of our new system. Apollo is clearly not a fly-by-night company. I would recommend them to anyone in need of a new furnace and/or A/C."
- Jerry A.
"I called Apollo because of a water leak I thought I had in our upstairs shower going into the kitchen. Robbie came and assured me everything was fine & looked at all the other plumbing. He ended up changing a few pipes for our washer & clearing a drain. He was very nice & knowledgeable with all my questions. I ended up signing up for the care plan & was very happy with my service."
- Cassandra B.
"The team at Apollo exceeded my expectations. As a business owner, my attention to the details and commitment to providing excellent service is high. From the sales rep. to the installation team, everyone’s performance was outstanding. For example, the installation team went to great lengths to protect our floors, placing floor runners and across the wood floors and up the stairs. They even were spot washing walls upon their departure. I highly recommend this company."
- Randy B.
"We scheduled an estimate AND a tune-up. We knew something was wrong with our furnace, but hoped we could make it through the rest of the season. Upon telling Bill what our furnace was doing, he warned us immediately what the possible outcome was going to be; a cracked heat exchanger. He watched the flames roll backward, tested carbon monoxide levels, which were so high they meter’s last reading was 5,600 before saying “high”. He immediately shut it down, tagged it, and explained that with levels that high and children in our home he wanted off right away. He continued his inspection and showed us via a camera that not only was it cracked in multiple places, but had holes all over it. He gave us a few options for repairing it; his knowledge as well as genuine concern was beneficial and refreshing. Luckily we also scheduled an estimator, Micah, to come too and we were able to get costs between repairing and replacing (with several options). We decided to replace with a much higher efficiency furnace and one sized properly to our home. Hands down, not only did they both provide us great service and knowledge, but without sounding dramatic, they may have saved our lives. This was our first time calling Apollo, but it won’t be our last."
- Sarah B.
"Apollo is an excellent company. I always receive great service. Alex A. was professional and friendly. He kept me informed during the process of checking my furnace and heat pump to make sure they were working properly. The company makes sure you are notified who is coming and when they are on the way. All my interactions with the company have been wonderful."
- Beverly S.
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