Traditional Water Heater Installation, Repair, and Maintenance Services for the Greater Indianapolis Area
A water heater is used every day, but you probably only think about it when your shower turns ice cold or it starts popping, hissing, or making some other unwanted noise. When that happens, our licensed plumber can recommend the right options for you, provide the information that you need to make an informed decision, and either repair or replace your water heater.
Our plumbers are licensed, bonded, and insured. Our services, material, and workmanship are guaranteed in writing. We respect you, your time, and your property… period.
Water heating is the 3rd largest energy user in the home.
On average, it accounts for about 14% of your utility bill. This is another investment that requires an informed decision. Capacity, efficiency, and cost are among the factors to consider. Our skilled plumbers are experienced in learning about your needs and taking into account these factors when recommending the best water heater for your home.
The first-hour rating (FHR) is the amount of hot water in gallons that the water heater can supply in an hour when the tank is full. This is the most important factor in correctly sizing your water heater. Tank size must also be considered because you don’t want to spend money to heat more water than you need.
The energy efficiency of a storage water heater is indicated by its Energy Factor (EF). The higher the EF, the more efficient the water heater. However, when you consider fuel sources, higher values may not mean lower operating costs . You should also look for a tank with at least 1.5 inches of foam insulation and an Energy Star rating.
You may want to save money with a less expensive water heater, but don’t ignore the operating cost. You may save money at the cash register but pay more to the utility company.
Have you considered the benefits of tankless water heaters?
A tankless water heater system will provide hot water for about 20 years. That’s about twice as long as a traditional water heater which typically operates for about 10 years. So, you won’t need to re-invest in a new water heater as soon with a tankless system.
Compact wall-mounted unit
Tankless water heaters are compact and mounted on the wall which means they don’t require as much space as a traditional water heater. A tankless system is a great option when the physical size of a new water heater won’t fit in the available area. Plus, by eliminating the traditional water heater, you’ll free up a lot of space for other uses.
Endless hot water on-demand
Since a tankless system heats water as you need it, you don’t have to worry about running out of hot water when you’re the last in the family to get a shower. You’ll still have as much hot water as you want.
A traditional water heater is always using energy to heat and reheat your water. Why pay to heat water when you don’t need it yet? And why pay to keep it hot when you didn’t need it in the first place?
Sediment build-up and corrosion are not big problems for tankless water heaters like they are for tanked water heaters. Plus, maintenance doesn’t include draining and refilling a 40 – 50 gallon tank.