We talk about water heaters a lot on this blog, and with good reason. In any given home, the water heater is one of, if not the hardest working appliances in that household. Because of all the work that a water heater does each and every day, it should be pretty clear that no system is going to last forever. However, we also want to make it clear that there is no reason that you have to wait for your water heater to break down entirely before you replace it.
In fact, replacing your water heater before it breaks down is beneficial in a few different ways. Just don’t ever rush into such a major decision. There are multiple types of water heaters out there, including tank, tankless, and heat pump models. We want to ensure your 100% satisfaction with your new water heater in Carrollwood, FL, and that means ensuring that you choose the right system for your needs. We’ll help you to do so.
Reasons to Replace Your Water Heater
There are certain instances in which you may be forced to replace a water heater because there is no other viable option. This is the case, for instance, when a hot water storage tank springs a leak. There is no repair that will restore that system to operational conditions. Many homeowners upgrade their water heaters well before the existing system gives out on them entirely, however. There are a lot of reasons for doing so.
- Improved energy efficiency. This is one of the major reasons for replacing a water heater. It is possible that you inherited a relatively inefficient system with your home at the time of purchase, or that budgetary restraints informed your system selection last time around. It is also possible that your system is just old enough that it’s lost some efficiency, or cannot compare to today’s standards.
- Improved reliability. Your water heater is not the type of appliance that you are going to be using intermittently. Your water heater provides a vital service each and every day. Not only do frequent repair needs add up financially, but they can also bring your daily routine grinding to a halt. Replacing your system with a more reliable water heater is a great way to ensure that your days go smoothly.
- Improved user experience. Financial responsibility sometimes dictates that we run our appliances into the ground. After all, why replace something if it is still up and running. While there is some sense to this stance on the matter, the fact is that you should enjoy a satisfactory experience when using your water heater. If it is unable to keep up with demand, or if you want to save money by switching to a heat pump or tankless model, that is enough reason to replace an existing system that is still in good working condition.
Experts Plumbing Services, LLC is here to help you choose the right replacement water heater for your needs. Contact us today to schedule service.