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Until your water heater has problems or stops heating your water, it's probably not something you think about much or worry about. If you have an old water heater and are experiencing a problem, chances are a replacement makes more sense than a repair.
The good news is that if you are replacing an old inefficient water heater with a new energy efficient water heater, you will likely save money on your utility bill. Today's water heaters are not only more energy efficient, they also vary in types and options.
While you are getting a new water heater installed, you may want to consider a larger tank to help avoid running out of hot water during heavy use. Perhaps you have also thought about switching over to a tankless water heater. The important thing is to do your homework before you buy.
Tips Before You Buy a Water Heater
If you are in a rush to replace your old water heater, you might make the wrong choice not knowing all your options. To some degree, water heater prices are pretty much the same if you shop around, the real issue, is the warranty. Knowing the fine print of the warranty can help you avoid hassles in the future should you have problems.
At the end of the day, the most important thing is to save your receipts and warranty details. Additionally important is if that warranty includes labor. For that reason, before you go to the big box home improvement stores to buy your water heater, you should really ask your professional plumber. Our plumbers have years of experience troubleshooting, repairing, installing and replacing water heaters.
Over time, certain water heaters will prove to be more reliable than others. This type of experience and insight can help you make the best buying decision when if comes to your next water heater. First of all, don't assume that you have to choose the same size water heater. The price between a 40 gallon water heater and a 50 gallon water heater is minimal and you may decide it's worth the upgrade.
Tankless Water Heaters
Many homeowners that are in the market for a new water heater will often look into the option of a tankless water heater. The marketing of these water heaters have given the public the impression of unlimited hot water.
While that may not be exactly true, there is the benefit that the tankless water heater only has to heat up the water as you use it, while a traditional tank water heaters is constantly heating 40 or 50 gallons of water all day. So while tankless water heaters do offer some advantages, price may not be one of them.
In many cases, the additional work involved with electrical wiring and piping, may not be worth the benefits. However, to some, the long run benefits of a greener home are worth the greater up front cost.
Regardless if your water heater needs to be repaired or replaced, we are here to help you make the best choice. Call LV Restoration & Plumbing anytime, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.