Hot water is a vital part of any home, and the water heater is often taken for granted. We use it to clean ourselves, our home and our clothes. Water heater maintenance should be high on a homeowner’s priority list.
Facts about your water heater
- A tank type water heater generally last 10-15 years.
- A tankless water heater can serve your family for up to 20 years.
- The water heater is the 3rd largest consumer of energy in your home.
- An electric water heater can cost up to 3-4 times more to operate than a gas water heater.
- Annual maintenance of your water heater will keep it running at peak performance.
The most common reason that a plumber needs to replace a water heater is due to a leaking tank. It is easier, and more cost effective to schedule a water heater replacement than to do an emergency water heater replacement. As a Jacksonville plumber with years of experience, you can count on Terry Vereen Plumbing to provide you with the best option for your home at a competitive price, with great service.
Water Heating Options
Tank type water heater – This is the most common type of water heater found in homes. Cold water is fed into the heater, brought up to the desired temperature & stored until it is ready to be used in the house.
Tankless water heater – Tankless water heaters are a “green” and space saving option for heating water. A water heating unit is mounted on an exterior wall of the home with water pipes running to it. The water is heated only when needed. This type of heater may qualify for a Federal Tax Rebate.
Hybrid water heater – The Hybrid water heater combines heat pump and electric elements to provide an energy efficient water heating solution. This type of heater may qualify for a Federal Tax Rebate.
Recirculating pump – Installing a recirculating pump in conjunction with your water heater allows you to get hot water to your faucets faster saving time & money by not letting water run down the drain waiting for it to get hot.
Hot water dispenser – This is a small unit mounted under a kitchen sink and it provides instant hot water for making beverages or soups.
Our plumbers are here to help with whatever your hot water needs may be. Terry Vereen Plumbing in Jacksonville, FL has the right water heating solution for you.
Call us today at (904) 384-5661 to schedule a water heater inspection or maintenance visit.
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