New Water Heater Installation and Replacement

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Water Heater Install Experts

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services-bradfordDo you need a new water heater? TLC Plumbing is here for you. Your family relies on hot water everyday so when your water heater is broken and needs to be replaced, you need help fast. TLC Plumbing has the fastest response in town and has many licensed and trained plumbers to respond to you when you need us. TLC’s expert plumbers are experienced in repairing and replacing all makes and models of water heaters.

For fast water heater services call 761-9644 or 471-0119 in Santa Fe.

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Signs It Might Be Time To Replace Your Water Heater

Having no hot water is an unpleasant experience. If you suspect that it may be time to replace your water heater it may be best to do so before it fails completely. Don’t get left without any hot water. Below are some signs it may be time to think about replacing your water heater.

Loud Noises

Loud Noises

If you consistently hear a lot of cracks, popping noises, and grumbling from your water heater.

Less Hot Water

Less Hot Water

If you notice that you have less hot water in your home, it may be time to replace your water heater.

Longer Recovery

Longer Recovery

If you notice that its taking longer for your water to heat up or you’re running out of hot water faster.

Age of Water Heater

Age of Water Heater

A typical tank water heater lasts between 12-15 years, a tankless may last 15-20 years.

Water Leak From Base

Water Leak From Base

There’s no quick and easy fix for a leaking water tank. If you notice standing water call a professional.

Water Quality

Water Quality

If you notice an egg smell to your water or notice a rusty color, it may be a sign you need a new water heater.

What you should know about replacing your water heater

The average life expectancy of a water heater is 13 years. Like most appliances, water heaters have improved greatly in recent years. Today’s models are much more energy efficient and there are more options such as tankless water heaters. You probably can’t replace your existing water heater with the same exact model, but you can also upgrade your water heater to fit your needs. Some things to consider when replacing your water heater are as follows:

Things to Consider When Replacing Your Water Heater

Tank Size

The standard size for a residential water heater is 40 or 50 gallons. The capacity of a water heater should be based on the number of people in the house and the peak hour water demand, not necessarily the size of the house. The water heater should provide enough hot water at the busiest time of the day. Also consider the number of plumbing fixtures you have in the home. The more sinks you have the greater the demands.


Fixtures in your home

When sizing you water heater you should consider how many sinks and showers you have in your home. You will also need to account for a higher water demand if you have dual shower head features and large bathtubs, because these fixtures require more hot water to operate effectively.

Tank vs. Tankless Water Heaters

Tankless water heaters have gained popularity over the years because of their energy efficiency. There are some things to consider when replacing your traditional tank water heater with a tankless water heater. Please contact TLC for a FREE estimate if you’re interested in upgrading to a tankless water heater. Compare tank and tankless options.

Bradford White Water Heaters

bradford-white-heaterTLC will repair, replace or install any type of brand our customers choose to use. However, we typically recommend and install Bradford White Water Heaters because of the quality and craftsmanship of the units. Bradford White water heaters are professional grade quality and only available to licensed plumbers. They consistently provide dependable water heaters with a good warranty and options to add an additional extended warranty.

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