Water Heater Installation Assistance From your South FL Plumber
Water Heaters Have to Be Properly Installed — Trust Plumbers 911
For years, your faithful water heater has served you well, providing hot water on command and never failing you in your moment of need.
Now, after the years have gone by you may notice leaks, rumbling sounds, and no hot water. Water heaters have a life span from seven to 15 years, and if yours is getting old, you may want to start planning on making a new investment.
Water installation ranges in difficult and requires several steps, heavy lifting, and at times pipe modification. Choosing a trusted plumber to make these corrections and installation for you extends the life of your new heater and ensures efficient water heating for years to come.
So out with the old water heater and in with the new. There are several types of water heaters available on the market from you to choose from so be sure to compare water heaters before you settle on your final decision.
Current water heaters available include:
- Hybrid electric heat-pump water heater
- Condensing gas water heater
- Electric point-of-use tankless water heater
- Conventional gas water heaters
From high-tech options to the basic, each water heater has its pros and cons. Important factors to consider for each type are:
- The energy factor: how efficient it is
- The first-hour Recovery (for storage tank heaters)
- Flow rate (for tankless)
The higher the energy factor, the more efficient your unit will be. With storage tank heaters, the higher the number, the more hot water you will have in the first hour after you open the spigot.
Installing a Tankless Heater
Installing a tankless water heater is a choice many are opting for. This type of water heater only heats water when you need it. Unlike the traditional water heater that holds 50 gallons of water at each moment, a tankless heater uses a flow sensor to calculate how quickly to heat the water.
The advantages of installing a tankless water heater are that it never runs out of hot water and saves 30-50% in energy costs when compared to a traditional gas heater. A tankless heater is also much smaller than the other types of heaters.
The downsides include a lag time when the water is being heated, a large of several seconds to a few minutes tops. The installation of this particular type of water heater is more complex than with the others, and it needs to be properly maintained and cleaned to maintain its efficiency.
Plumbers 911 is experienced with tankless water heaters and is not baffled when it comes to their installation. From installation to maintenance, our specialists can help you reap the benefits of this unique for of water heater today. With our professional installation and maintenance, a tankless water heater can last 16-22 years.
Hybrid Electric Heat Pump Water Heater Installation
A hybrid electric heat pump heater
is much more expensive than a conventional electric heater and often taller as well. This form of heater works by pulling heat out of the surrounding air and pumping it into the storage tank. This type of water heater is ideal for hot climates like our South Florida weather. Though expensive, this type of water heater has the lowest operating cost of them all, particularly if you place it in a hot attic or garage.
This form of water heater is also a frequent candidate of tea incentives and homeowners. These heaters often come with the pipes on the side to help eliminate possible leaks and an air filter that must be frequently changed. Don’t risk harming your investment by trying to reconfigure the water pipes on your own.
Allow our seasoned professionals to connect the wiring and reconfigure the pipes for you so. We are skilled in handling these heavy appliances and have the state-of-the-art equipment to do so. An electric hybrid heat pump
ways around 200 pounds empty, don’t risk your back lifting it incorrectly.
Gas Water Heaters
Gas water heaters take heated exhaust gasses and blow them through a coil that heats incoming cold water. This allows gas heaters to be 96% thermally efficient. This form of heater will is very energy efficient and provides you with plenty of water. It is priced around $2000
Point of Use Tankless Water Heater
This form of water heater is so small it fits under the sink. It is intended to eliminate the water wasted as you wait for it to heat up. If you’re like many, you turn the water on and let it run until it heats up. A point of use heater gives the sink or fixture a boost, allowing it to heat up quickly.
Traditional Gas Water Heater
Traditional gas water heaters are frequently the cheapest, and easiest to install though less efficient and effective as time goes own. It is ideal for a cost effective solution.
If you have noticed a slow leak or drip underneath your water heater, rusty water, or noises, it is a sure sign that your water heater is ready for a replacement. Insufficient water and drips are serious symptoms so don’t wait for your heater to fail completely.
If you have chosen to invest in a pricier model of a water heater, do not damage your investment with a poor installation. The quality of the installation plays a key role in your water heater’s lifespan.
Allowing a profession to handle the gas, electrical, and water connections will keep you and your property safe. Our skilled plumbers follow the manufactures instruction to the T without cutting any corners.
Our Aim Is Your Satisfaction
Our specialists use state-of-the-art tools and are well trained in their task. If you find yourself stranded without hot water, give a call to our emergency service. Available 24/7 we will be on your doorstep within the hour to install a new water heater.
You can trust our contractors who have passed extensive background checks, drug screening, training, and certification. Fully licensed and insured are technicians are ready to assist you in anything plumbing related. For us, no job is too small, and no job is too big.