Traditional Tank Water Heaters
Get The Most Hot Water From Your Tank Water Heater
Experience Richmond, VA’s top water heater replacement service! Our team is always ready to help you with professional and affordable solutions. Traditional tank water heaters, also known as storage water heaters, use fuel sources such as natural gas, propane, or electricity. Tank water heaters store hot water in a storage tank, typically ranging from 20 to 120 gallons capacity.
Five Star Benjamin Franklin Plumbing offers a variety of ENERGY STAR® tank water heaters with enhanced insulation, heat traps, and more efficient burners which lower energy use by up to 8% compared to older units.
Common Tank Water Heater Trouble Sources
While a tank water heater seems simple enough, its many components have to work together to ensure you enjoy a reliable supply of hot water in your Richmond home. These are the most common tank water heater problems Five Star plumbers find:
- Broken pilot light: Loss of hot water in a gas system is often caused when a pilot light goes out. Five Star Benjamin Franklin Plumbing can easily get yours started again.
- Broken Thermostat: This second most common issued is easily remedied with a thermostat repair or replacement. It’s one of the first things Five Star Benjamin Franklin Plumbers check.
- Leaking tank: Even though a leaking tank won’t affect temperature, it is a serious problem. If the leak is caused by a cracked tank is could mean repairing a poorly fitted part, or replacing the entire unit.
Tank Water Heater Replacement
Tank water heaters last 8 to 12 years. During that time, it accounts for about 15% of your homes energy consumption. That’s why choosing the right one is so important. Five Star Benjamin Franklin Plumbing takes the time needed to make sure your tank water heater replacement is sized to provide an ample supply based on your specific demands. We believe in helping you make an informed decision because you’ll live with it for years to come.
What You Can Expect With Five Star Benjamin Franklin Plumbing Tank Water Heater Installation
Five Star plumbers arrive when we promise and get right to work. We diagnose your water heater. If it can be repaired, we’ll tell you. If time has come for replacement, we give you all the options—along with an upfront, no surprise price. That means the price you agree to is the final price—even if more work is needed to finish your professional water heater installation. Our promise: we’re not done till you’re delighted. Naturally, that includes hauling off your old water heater.