What Is the Typical Life Expectancy of a Water Heater?
The industry standard for a water heater’s lifespan is somewhere between 11 and 20 years, but that can vary. Some water heaters will last longer than others, based on brand, style, and maintenance routine. If you want to get the most out of your water heater, Mr. Rooter Plumbing of Lafayette LA offers plumbing maintenance services and plumbing repair services to help you keep your unit in top working condition for years.
Choosing a New Water Heater
One of the most common questions we are asked when a homeowner’s water heater has a problem is, “Is it better to repair or replace my water heater?” While Mr. Rooter Plumbing of Lafayette LA is always happy to give recommendations and help you understand your options, that is a decision that each homeowner has to make for themselves. Many people’s decision is affected by the potential advantages of modern replacement options. Between gas, electric, tankless, and hybrid models, you can make a serious dent in your monthly water heating costs by upgrading. Some of the options for installing a new water heater include the following:
- Conventional Water Heaters – These are the most common water heaters. They have a large tank where water is stored and heated until it is needed. Conventional water heaters come in electric and gas varieties. If you have an older model, it may not be as efficient as it could be. Installing an energy-efficient water heater can reduce water heating costs by up to 7%. We are experts in gas and electric water heater repair and replacement services.
- Tankless Water Heaters – If you have space limitations, don’t want to run out of hot water or want to conserve energy, a tankless water heater can deliver on all fronts. Instead of using a tank, a tankless water heater produces hot water the moment it is needed. These units can help you reduce energy costs by up to 30%.
- Hybrid Water Heaters – By combining the heat pump from a tankless unit and the tank from a conventional water heater, hybrid water heaters can meet the highest energy efficiency ratings of any water heater. These units can save you as much as 60% on your monthly energy bill if you select and install the right one.
We Work on Water Heaters in Commercial Properties
Many businesses rely on providing hot water to their customers, such as fitness centers and hotels. Every commercial building should have hot water running in their bathroom sinks, though. During your busy workday, you don’t have time to repair or replace your own water heater. So, you need a team that you can trust for all your water heater services. Mr. Rooter Plumbing of Lafayette LA can repair or replace water heaters for commercial properties in addition to homes.
Schedule a Water Heater Repair & Replacement Appointment!
Your water heater works hard to keep you and your family comfortable. Make sure that it is in good enough shape to keep doing its job. When you notice a problem with your water heater, call a team of qualified professionals you can trust. Mr. Rooter Plumbing of Lafayette LA is part of a franchise with more than 50 years of experience and over 200 locally owned locations. We offer upfront pricing for all water heater services and make scheduling a breeze with our 24/7 line for appointment scheduling. Schedule your hot water heater repair and replacement appointment now!