If you are like over half of our customers, the reason you called is to have us repair or replace your conventional water heater. Tank style water heaters only last, on average, about 10 years. In that time, the sacrificial anode completely deteriorates and the interior of the stainless steel tank begins to rust. Because this portion of the inner workings is glanced over by the salesman, many of the preventative measures that can be employed to extend the life of the water heater are never discussed. Our Arcadia CA water heater repair service will not only check your sacrificial anode. We'll give you information on some of the other major problems that can be avoided with simple water heater maintenance.
If your water heater is beyond repair, we'll suggest that you seriously consider purchasing an instantaneous water heating system. These tankless systems often deliver the same amount of hot water that you are used to at a lower cost, and they last about twice as long. Our Arcadia CA water heater repair specialists are fully versed in the workings of these tankless systems and their modular design. The tankless heaters are much easier to repair and very rarely fail completely.
If you are still interested in a tank style heater, our Arcadia plumbing team can give you some tips on how to make it more efficient. We suggest purchasing an insulated jacket for the unit, insulating the hot-water pipes from the outlet line on the heater all the way up to the inlet for each and every end point user. Doing this can allow you to lower the thermostat setting on the heater up to 10 degrees. This will not only save money on heating costs. It will allow the tank to last longer as the water stays at a lower temperature and slows the deterioration of the sacrificial anode.