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Few plumbing problems are as frustrating as a broken water heater. It's easy to forget just how integral your water heater is until your washing machine, clothes washer, sinks, and shower are all running cold.
The good news is that our team is ready to provide you with the fastest and most professional water heater repair service in Lakewood, CO, today! Our team has been servicing water heaters from day one, and our experience alone could make the difference between us and other plumbers in west Denver.
What truly sets us apart, however, isn't our technical ability. It's our customer service. Read through some of our competitors' reviews and you'll see countless horror stories of technicians who never show up and never return the call. We don't think that's acceptable for any plumbing job, even for purely aesthetic jobs, but it's downright unforgivable for a water heater repair job.
Not only does our call staff answer and return all calls during more hours than your average plumbers - they're also locally based, not outsourced, which we think can make a pretty big difference. Our experience has taught us how many jobs our technicians can handle in a day, and how long it will take them to complete each one, which allows us to provide extremely accurate appointment times with an impeccable arrival rate. Our incredible technicians will be able to handle any water heater repair job in only a fraction of the time it would take the other guys, letting us save money and pass the savings on to you. Call us for your water heater repair job if you're ready for a win/win!
It depends on how old your water heater is, among other factors. A standard (tanked) water heater is designed to last about 10-15 years, while a tankless model is designed to last 15-25, depending on the model. If your water heater isn't that old yet, there's a good chance we can keep it running with repairs, instead of a full water heater replacement. The most common repairs include:
Pilot light issues
A pilot light that won't stay lit, or won't relight, usually involves either your gas line intake, starter, or valve. Versus the price of a new heater, this is typically an inexpensive repair.
Hard water can eventually cause a mineral buildup on the inside of your tank. These buildups can cause poor water flow, discolored water, or water with an off odor. Your standard water heater will typically need to be flushed a couple of times over the life of the unit.
Insufficient hot water or slow recovery time
Water heater thermostats and ventilation can cause several issues with your water heater supply and availability, which may require a variety of fixes, based on the exact circumstances.
Many homeowners in Colorado have never even considered a tankless water heater, since they assume that they're out of their price range.
The fact is that many normal families would actually save money over the lifetime of their water heater by going the tankless route.
While initial equipment and installation costs can absolutely be higher than a tanked heater, the savings add up over time. If your water heater is located somewhere with poor insulation, despite wrapping, a tanked heater would have to reheat more often to keep the temperature within range.
A tankless water heater doesn't have that problem, since it only heats water when you need it. The heater itself can also last significantly longer than a tanked heater - sometimes even twice as long.
- Families who leave their houses unoccupied for long periods (frequent travelers)
- Smaller families with fewer simultaneous hot water needs
- Homes with oversized bath tubs, or residents who enjoy exceptionally long showers
- Homes where space is at a premium, or access to a tanked heater could be difficult
- Homeowners who can afford a higher upfront cost for higher long term savings
- Families who do not travel as often
- Larger families with many simultaneous hot water needs
- Homeowners who would rather save money in the short term, even if it eventually costs more.
If you're considering a tankless water heater, we have just a litlte more good news and bad news. The bad news is that not all plumbers in Lakewood have the tools and experience necessary to install and maintain tankless water heaters. The good news is that you've found a few good plumbers who install, repair, and service tankelss water heaters on a very regular basis. If you really want to find you if a tankless water heater is right for your budget, needs, and usage, speak with one of our plumbers today. We'll be happy to walk you through the decision process and leave you with a heater that will do the job you need.