Halifax Heating Residential Services
HALIFAX WATER HEATER INSTALLATION
Water heaters are pretty much an essential part of our lives. Whether it’s commercial or residential, you’ll be hard-pressed to find any property without a water heater. Cooking, cleaning, heating, all are household chores which require hot water. Let’s not forget personal hygiene either and the comfort that a warm shower or bath can offer after a long day.
Even though usage of water heaters has become so common, actually installing one is a job that shouldn’t be undertaken by your everyday layman or even a DIY enthusiast. You need to have an understanding of electrical, gas, and water systems to be able to properly install a water heater. These connections need to be handled with safety and one wrong move or connection could compromise your house’s entire utility infrastructure.
Luckily, our company is proficient in installation services of all plumbing and water equipment, and that includes especially includes water heaters. From advising on the best unit for your property to installing it, we take care of everything to offer a seamless and hassle-free service. Our rates are not only competitive, but they are economical as well by most commercial standards.
If you’re installing a hot water tank, then we’d also recommend you consider the hot water tank service cost as well. Read on to learn more!
HOT WATER TANK SERVICES HALIFAX
Water heaters come in all shapes and sizes, but one common trait they share is the requirement of maintenance. Water heaters, like any tangible object, would be subject to wear and tear, especially when its subjected to boiling water. Even if the boiler itself isn’t in need of a check, the pipes around it could need replacement.
Therefore, it would be the prudent approach if you were to have periodic maintenance work done on your water heater. One round of heating service can go a long way in prolonging the life of your equipment and, by extension, saving you money in the long run. Our maintenance rates are economical and our service is streamlined to ensure a convenient experience for the customer at all times.
If you do not want to have any maintenance work done, then our team is also able to carry out assessments to ensure that your water heater is up to code and is installed in a manner where not only the water heater works at its full potential but also ensures the safety of equipment and, more importantly, the family. If there are any risks, the assessment report will let you know the severity and you can make a decision if you’d like to have maintenance work done or delay it further.
HALIFAX WATER HEATER REPAIR
Hot water heater repair is a specialized job. As we mentioned above, when you’re installing a water heater, you’re dealing with the electrical, water, and gas systems of the house, so it’s a risky ordeal, to begin with. When it comes to repairing, everything is live, and you REALLY need to know your way around these systems as one mistake could be severely injurious. In fact, you’ll notice that boiler repair Halifax services are listed as an area of specialization by many plumbers and it truly does deserve its own niche.
Luckily, we have the workforce to meet the high standards necessary for such a job. You can Google “furnace repair Halifax NS” all you want, but you won’t get a true representation of the workforce behind the other companies you might find. We only hire professionals who have been formally trained, ensuring our services are always, at worst, meeting industry standards and, at best, far exceeding them and leaving the competition behind. We recommend you check out our article “Important Things to Consider When Hiring a Halifax Heating Contractor“.
Our staff also understands the value of privacy and will act with the utmost professionalism at all times. You can rest assured knowing that a reliable and trustworthy technician is working in your house.
WATER HEATER REPLACEMENT
Before you go thinking about the cost and the first thought to pop in your head is “how much to replace water heater”, you need to think why you’re having to replace your water heater. If it’s because the water heater just “ran its course”, then you’re being given a lazy explanation. It’s possible you could have gotten a few more years from that water heater if it had been installed in a different way or had been maintained more.
With our water heater replacement service, you get a thorough assessment before the actual installation of the replacement boiler. This lets you and us know where we can improve so that your next water heater has an even more prolonged life. We then recommend what type of water heater would be best suited for your home and, more importantly, your budget, which takes into account the cost of installation, maintenance, and running costs (water heaters will put a significant load on utility bills).
This approach, along with our recommended catalog of water heaters, will ensure that you always get value for money. Since we’ll be handling every part of the process, all you need to do is wait while we do the heavy lifting, installing, and, hopefully, the maintenance.
HALIFAX HEATING SERVICES FAQS
What are the signs of a hot water tank going bad?
– You don’t have enough hot water.
– You have varying water temperature issues and inconsistencies.
– You have a leaking water heater.
– You notice reduced water flow.
– You’re hearing some concerning sounds.
– You have smelly or discolored water.
– Your water heater is on the older end of the spectrum.
How many years does a hot water heater usually last?
Based on the manufacturer’s suggested service life, the life expectancy of a water heater is about eight to 12 years.
That varies with the location and design of the unit, quality of installation, maintenance schedule and water quality.
What should it cost to replace a hot water heater?
Installing a water heater costs $805 and $1,550, or an average of $1,165, including the unit and labor. Tankless heaters cost about $1,000 to $3,000.
Can I install a water heater myself?
Most codes or ordinances allow a homeowner to install their own water heater, and some jurisdictions allow unlicensed individuals to install water heaters, but they still must pull a permit and have it inspected for safety. You should contact the professional heating team at Halifax Plumbing Experts to ensure your water heating unit is installed with precision.