Performance Plumbing Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Water Heater Installation’

5 Signs a Water Heater Is at the End of Its Service Life

Monday, August 31st, 2020

water-heater-leakingWater heaters look like sturdy devices. They should be: they’re essential parts of any home and must work almost every day of the year. As long as the water heater serving your household was professionally installed and receives routine maintenance each year, it should last more than a decade and possibly two.

But the end comes eventually for any water heater, and to head off possible loss of hot water to your house and other headaches, you want to catch the early signs that your water heater is in the final stages. Below are the five most common signs you’re ready for a water heater replacement.

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Do I Need a New Water Heater?

Monday, October 29th, 2018

tank-water-heaterWater heaters can last a good long time, if you take proper care of them. They can’t last forever, though. Sooner or later, you’re going to need to replace it with a new one. It’s best if you identify as early as possible when your water heater is getting close to the end of its life. The earlier you can tell if your water heater is in need of replacement, the earlier you can have it replaced. The best way to tell whether or not your water heater is in need of replacement is to have a technician check out the system for you. If you’re not sure whether to call your technician yet or not, though, check out the following signs.

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Which Water Heater is Right for You?

Monday, September 3rd, 2018

tankless-water-heaterThere are a lot of water heater types on the market today, which can be both a blessing and a curse. It’s great that you have so many different ways to possibly provide hot water to your home. Not every home is going to get the most out of every water heater type, though. There are definitely certain water heater types that are going to be more helpful to you than others. If you’re not sure what water heater type will fit your needs best, we recommend reaching out to a contractor you trust to go over your home in-person with you. After an evaluation, they’ll be able to offer some good advice on picking the best water heater type for your needs. In the meantime, though, you should take a look below for some initial tips.

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It Might Be Time for a New Water Heater if Yours Fits This List

Monday, April 2nd, 2018

water-heater-installationWater heaters can last a long time, especially if they’re well-looked after. Unfortunately, no amount of care and maintenance can make them last forever, though. At some point, your water heater is going to reach a point where you’re going to need to replace it with a new one. When that happens, it’s a good idea to be able to recognize the symptoms that indicate your water heater is getting towards the end of its life. The faster you can tell that your system is failing, the faster you can get it replaced before it completely fails. If your water heater is displaying the following signs, it’s very likely time to install a new one.

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Should I Install a New Water Heater?

Monday, November 13th, 2017

tankless-water-heaterIf you take excellent care of your water heater, and you’re a bit lucky, you can expect to get many years of service out of it. Even the best-kept water heater won’t last forever, though. If you’re not sure whether or not your current water heater can get you through the next season, now would be an excellent time to install a new one. You don’t want your water heater to break down permanently in the middle of winter, do you? Have a look at some of the signs that you should install a new water heater sooner rather than later.

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What Kind of Water Heater Would Serve Me Best?

Monday, October 2nd, 2017

water-heater-installationWater heaters last a long time, assuming they are properly taken care of. No water heater lasts indefinitely, though, which means that sooner or later you will need to install a new one. If you currently find yourself looking for a new water heater, you have a number of different options to choose from. It’s important that you carefully weigh the pros and cons of each water heater type, as each one is suited to a different situation. Have a look which water heater might serve your needs best below.

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