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Water Heater Replacement

Water Heater Replacement

new water heater installationWhen your home needs a water heater replacement, be sure to call the professionals at Result Home Services. We have repaired, installed, replaced all different makes and models of water heaters. We are knowledgeable with gas, electric, and tankless water heaters. We can help you find the perfect water heater to suit your needs.

Our certified plumbers are capable of repairing many different issues that can arise with your water heater.

These issues include:

  • Not enough hot water
  • Long waits for hot water
  • Strange noises that originate from your water heater
  • Unusual odors in your water

Sometimes, when your water heater is leaking water or is older than its life expectancy, it may be time for a replacement. Water heater replacement and installation needs to be done by a professional.

When a water heater is installed incorrectly, it can lead to a dangerous situation. Aside from that, it can also lead to poor performance and high energy costs. The normal life expectancy for a conventional water heater is around 8-10 years.

The lifespan of a water heater depends on the model, the quality of water, proper maintenance, and the quality of installation. When you are in need of a water heater replacement, you can always replace it with the same type of unit. However, consider any upgrades that will improve performance as well as energy efficiency. Be sure to discuss your options with a Result Home Services professional. Call Today! (888) 972-8662

Hot Water Heater Replacement Cost

When you're aware that your water heater is extremely old and it just isn't working like it used to, then you may be in the market for a new water heater. More than likely, you may have asked what a water heater replacement cost will be. Conventional water heaters tend to last between 8-10 years. However, as mentioned earlier, there are many factors that influence how long a water heater will really last. Even so, because traditional tank water heaters don't have an exceptionally long lifespan, water heater replacement is one of the most common home improvement investments. The question is what, on average, do homeowners spend for a new water heater?

This is a tricky question to answer. There are too many variables that factor into this. This is especially true if you are planning on upgrading to a new and improved energy efficient tankless water heater. Some of the factors that influence cost are:

  • The type of water heater your replace it with: conventional or tankless
  • The size or specific model of the water heater that you are interested in
  • Your location
  • The price of the water heater itself
  • The price of the install or labor
  • Costs for local materials
  • Whether or not you are converting from electric to gas or vice versa
  • Costs for cleanup and removal of debris

At Result Home Services, you can rest assured that when you contact us to install or replace your water heater, you will be getting the best plumbers in the industry. All of our plumbers are certified and we aim to provide high quality professional services at affordable prices. Be sure to call us today to discuss to discuss your options. (888) 972-8662

Water Heater Life Expectancy

A water heater will last its full life expectancy when it has been properly maintained. This means that your water heater needs to be professionally serviced. Not only can you help your water heater by doing this, but you may also be able to extend its use past its service life. Most parts on a water heater can be replaced or repaired. However, when the tank has not been flushed or cleaned, then sediments build up and create rust or corrosion. Of course, the rate of usage affects the lifespan of a water heater. A family of 5 will use their water heater far more than an older couple without children. The quality of installation will affect the lifespan of a water heater. When a water heater is installed improperly, this greatly reduces its service life. Also, the quality of the manufacturer will affect how long a water heater will last.

Always choose a better and well-known brand name. You will pay more for the initial investment but it is well worth it. These hot water heaters tend to last longer and they are made from better materials. They are typically more energy efficient and have better warranties. The average for a traditional water heater is between 8-10 years. However, this is just an average. Some water heaters that are properly installed and adequately maintained can last up to 20 years. Be sure to contact Result Home Services to discuss your options. We can help you find the best water heater to meet your needs. (888) 972-8662

Related Water Heater Questions
I just purchased a new water heater. How long should I expect it to last?
A water heater heats cold water that is located at the bottom of the tank by either using a gas burner or a heating element. Depending on a few factors, such as hot water usage, adequate maintenance, the quality of water in your area, and proper installation, your new water heater should last about 8-10 years or more, on average.
What is the cost for a new water heater?
A 40 gallon water heater typically costs around $500-$700. Propane water heater usually costs between $700-$900. Water heater prices depend on the brand that you purchase, they type of water heater that you invest in. Installation costs vary from one plumbing contractor to another.
I am having a new water heater installed. How long should it take?
A certified plumber will be able to install your new water heater within 2-3 hours.
When is the best time to replace a water heater?
It is always best to replace a water heater on your own terms rather than when your old water heater breaks down. By doing this, you can avoid common problems that are associated with old and outdated water heaters. These problems include water damage and going without hot water. If you are interested in going with a tankless, or on-demand water heater, then you will need to plan for this.Be sure to consult with a professional to find out which water heater would work best for you.
How much hot water is used from my water heater when taking a shower?
In most homes, showers use the most amount of water after toilets and laundry machines. Most showers tend to use about 17 gallons of water out of your traditional water heater and they usually last for about 8 minutes.

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