Waiting for hot water? Running out too soon? Both are warning signs that you may be due for a water heater repair or replacement. Boulden Brothers Plumbers make the whole process fast and easy.
Whether you’re in New Castle County, Delaware, Southern Chester Counties, Pennsylvania or Cecil County, Maryland, a clean, screened, trained, and timely Boulden Brothers plumber is standing by to get you back in hot water right now.
Water Heater Replacement Basics
A lot has changed since your last water heater replacement. Somethings haven’t. Water heaters are not particularly complicated pieces of equipment.
The latest hot water heater models are fuel efficient and quite effective at providing your entire house with hot water when you need it, provided they are sized and installed properly.
While the basic function remains the same, today’s water heaters are more fuel efficient and provide more reliable supplies of hot water. There are also more choices in which type of water heater you choose.
Tank Water Heater
Traditional tank water heaters heat a holding tank of water at temperature for use as needed. While they’re more affordable, it is possible to exhaust a tank water heater’s supply of hot water. However, even these time-tested units have advanced in recent years. to become more energy efficient. Sizes have changed as a result.
Tankless Water Heater
Instead of holding a supply of water at temperature, tankless water heaters use an advanced manifold that heats water on demand. That’s how they can promise a virtually limitless supply of hot water. It’s critical when choosing a tankless water heater to match your needs to its flow rate. Remember also that continuous hot water doesn’t mean instant. The hot water still has to make its way through your pipes before reaching your point of use.
Which Water Heater Replacement Is Right For You?
Calculating your household hot water demand is best left to a professional. For instance, in some cases instead of a tank or tankless water heater, a Hybrid Water Heater might fit your needs best. Or, perhaps a Solar Water Heater might make sense at your home. A Boulden Brothers Plumber will help you determine how much hot water you need at peak times. With that information, you can choose the right size and type of water heater with confidence. Because, Boulden Brothers plumbers are water heater experts you can trust.
Want to learn more? Visit our Frequently Asked Water Heater Questions page.
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