We've come across plenty of homeowners that attempt to repair or install their water heater on their own. It rarely goes well and usually ends up costing them more than if they had just hired professionals to handle it in the first place. When making this decision, you should consider all of the risks involved with doing this yourself. Don’t take unnecessary, expensive risks… call our highly trained professional plumbers when you have any problem with a water heater. If your water heater is broken, performing poorly or you just need your new water heater installed, make the smart choice and call our professionals to handle that for you.
Most of us are used to having a traditional water heater in our home with a tank. Cold water coming into your home is stored in the tank, then is heated by whatever source your system uses (electricity, natural gas, propane, heat pumps, etc.). When the water in the tank cools off, the fuel reheats it as often as necessary to maintain the temperature. This way, by the time you turn on your shower, washing machine or sink, the hot water is ready to use and you don't have to wait.
Alternately, a tankless water heater does not store water. It heats the water as it passes through the unit. Although it seems like they would be more cost efficient, depending on the size of your home, they may not be powerful enough to supply hot water for the entire house, so it may end up costing you more in the long run to replace it sooner. Our highly-trained technicians experts would be happy to assist and educate you in water heater repair, installation and maintenance of both tankless and traditional water heaters.
Hot water heaters are sophisticated pieces of machinery. They should only be installed by professional, fully-licensed plumbers, like those at Katy TX Plumbing. We handle all sorts of problems and installations ever day and we can point you in the least expensive correction that is right for your water heater. Rust and corrosion are the most common issues that damage these systems. Over time, the rust or corrosion will eat away at it and render it useless. Once that happens, it will need to be replaced quickly and needs to be done by a trained technician.
When picking out your new water heater, it is important to choose one that not only provides enough hot water for your home or business, but must also heat the water efficiently. The water heaters that we suggest to our customers are the most reliable and energy efficient available, which in turn, saves you money and is more eco-friendly. We offer all kinds of water heaters (electric, gas, tankless, standard, etc.) and we will always suggest the one that suits your needs best.