Water heaters are a huge appliance for any household. They are listed as one of the top energy-using fixtures of most homes, and like any other vital component need regular care and sometimes replacement. Water Heater HQ offers affordable water heater replacement across the US.
So is it time for you to replace your water heater? Here are some things to look for that may tell you it's time.
There are definitely indications that it is time to replace your water heater, and it is more than just if you have hot water or not. Energy Star, the international standard for energy efficient consumer products, recommends that if your water heater is more than 10 years old that you replace it. Most water heaters only have a life span of 10-15 years anyways and the energy efficiency at the end of a hot water heater life cycle is significantly reduced, which will increase your monthly operation costs.
Here are some other signs that you may need hot water heater replacement:
If you or a professional determines that it is in fact time to get a water heater replacement, typically installing a comparable unit to your old one is the suggested course of action. This will ensure that the hook-ups are all already present and installation will be relatively simple. If you have had some issues with the unit before you realized you needed a water heater replacement, you can also consider getting an upgraded unit with larger capacity, more output during use, etc.
Check the side of your unit for your current specs and contact one of our locations for a water heater replacement quote.