Water Heaters

Residential Water Heater Services

We specialize in a wide array of water heater services to ensure you can enjoy uninterrupted, energy-efficient hot water supply. Here is a comprehensive list of our water heater services:
New Installations Upgrades Code Compliance
Leak Repairs Heating Element Replacement Thermostat Adjustments
Maintenance Services
Tank Flushing Anode Rod Inspection and Replacement Temperature and Pressure Valve Testing
Replacement Services
Old Unit Removal Eco-Friendly Disposal Efficient Replacements
Consultation and Assessment
Energy Efficiency Advice Capacity Evaluation Cost Estimates
Warranty and Post-Service Support
Follow-Up Services Guaranteed Workmanship: Customer Education

What is a Water Heater?

Water heaters are an essential component in modern homes, providing a convenient source of hot water for showers, washing dishes, laundry, and more. We explore the different types of household water heaters, their operation, efficiency, and the latest technological advancements in the field.

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Types of Water Heaters for Household Use

standard tanked water heater

Storage (Tank) Water Heaters

A traditional type, storage water heaters store a reservoir of hot water, making it available when needed.
Ease of installation
Lower upfront cost
tankless water heater

Tankless (On-Demand) Water Heaters

Tankless water heaters heat water directly without a storage tank, providing hot water only when needed.
Energy efficiency
Unlimited supply of hot water
Longer lifespan

When to Replace Your Water Heater

1. Age

Most water heaters last between 8-12 years. If your unit is nearing the end of its lifespan, it’s time to consider a replacement. Lowe’s website link.

2. Frequent Repairs

Constant repairs can become costly and signify that the water heater’s overall integrity is failing.

3. Efficiency Concerns

Upgrading to a more energy-efficient model can save on utility bills and promote sustainability.

Why Replace Your Water Heater

1. Enhanced Energy Efficiency

Modern water heaters are designed to consume less energy, reducing costs and environmental impact.

2. Improved Performance

New water heaters provide consistent hot water, without the temperature fluctuations that may occur with older units.

3. Compliance with Regulations

Certain areas have energy-efficiency standards that may require upgrading to a compliant model.

Water heater maintenance service technician repairing gas water heater

We Install and Replace Water Heaters

Replacing a water heater is a task that demands expertise, safety awareness, and adherence to local codes and regulations. At Wizard Plumbing and Drain, we're committed to ensuring a seamless water heater replacement experience. Here's an insight into our comprehensive process:
newly installed hot water heater

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Dealing with plumbing problems can be a major source of stress for homeowners. Whether it’s issues with the water heater or the sewer line, we understand the pressure it puts on you. Our highly skilled plumbers are well known for their exceptional service. We are dedicated to providing you with peace of mind, because we know that nothing wears on homeowners like the thought of handling plumbing problems.



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