Water heaters can give the comfort of a nice hot shower or relaxing soak in the bathtub. But they can also create a huge problem when they get old and worn out. Most older water heaters are good for 10 to 15 years. Updating your old, tired water heater far out weights repairing your old, outdated water heater.
After years go by, water heaters can develop leaks. Imagine what could happen in your home when your 50 gallon water heater develops a leak. It starts slow and then over time get bigger. Without even knowing it, your water heater could be digging its own grave. What a water heater starts to leak, it starts to rot the wood that it is sitting on. Before long, the sturdy foundation it once enjoyed is compromised and the water heater is left on shaky ground. Not to mention the potential for mold and mildew growth from steady water dripping in your home. Replacing that new old water heater with a new water heater and placing a drip pan under it, gives peace of mind and will actually save you money in operating expenses.
New water heaters are far more efficient and cost much less to run that the old style. Installing a new water heater, especially a tankless style, can actually save you money in operating expenses and can pay for itself in just a few years. Years ago, manufacturers were not really concerned with saving energy. But today, we all want to do our part to keep our planet healthy and our energy bills low. You can start with your appliances and your water heater is one of the biggest energy hogs in your home. A new energy efficient water heater can actually pay for itself in just a few years by saving you money each month on your energy bills. East Coast Plumbing has a large supply of water heaters in every shape and size, one for every budget.
The water heater in your home or office could be a ticking time bomb. Once an old water heater bursts, it creates and huge mess and that can easily ruin a home and its furnishings. Our annual Plumbing Inspection includes inspecting and draining your water heater to prevent leaks. We also replace the anode rod to protect the water heater from corrosion and erosion. Ask us for details today.