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If you're looking for a new electric water heater or to get your electric water heater repaired, this is the article for you. Here we'll tell you how electric water heaters work and if they might be right for you, as well as how to keep yours in good working order and much more! Contact us today!

  1. What electric water heaters are and how they work

  2. Things electric water heaters can do to help you save energy

  3. How electric water heaters are changing the way we live

  4. Electric Water Heater Maintenance

  5. When to Repair or Replace an Electric Water Heater

  6. Why You Should Call 1-800-Plumber +Air of Plymouth

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What electric water heaters are and how they work

When it comes to water heaters, there are two main types: electric and gas. Electric water heaters are powered by electricity, while gas water heaters use natural gas or propane. In this article, we'll be focusing specifically on electric water heaters.

How do electric water heaters work? First, the electric water heater's thermostat senses the temperature of the water that is coming into it. Once the desired temperature is reached, the electric water heater will turn off. The electric water heater then heats up the water that is in it by passing an electric current through a set of heating elements. This process repeats until the water reaches its desired temperature and then shuts off again.

Electric water heaters are a popular choice because they are relatively inexpensive to purchase and operate. In addition, electric water heaters are easy to maintain and typically last for many years.

Electric water heaters can be used in a variety of different settings, including homes, apartments, businesses, and more. If you are thinking about purchasing an electric water heater, there are a few things you should keep in mind. First, electric water heaters come in a variety of different sizes, so it is important to choose one that will be able to meet your needs. Second, electric water heaters require a dedicated circuit, so you will need to make sure that your home's electrical system can handle the additional load. Finally, electric water heaters have a variety of different features, so you will want to compare different models to find one that has the features that you are looking for.

Things electric water heaters can do to help you save energy

Did you know that electric water heaters can help you save energy? In fact, electric water heaters are the most efficient water heaters when it comes to saving energy. Here are a few things electric water heaters can do to help you save energy:

  • Have their own thermostats, which means that they can be set to the perfect temperature for your needs. This can help you save energy because you won't be wasting energy heating water that is too hot or too cold.

  • Typically have a higher Energy Factor than gas water heaters, which means they are more efficient at converting energy into heat.

  • Come with a variety of different features, including timers and temperature controllers. These features can help you save energy by allowing you to set the water heater to turn off or switch to a lower setting when you are not using it.

How electric water heaters are changing the way we live

Electric water heaters are changing the way we live in a number of different ways. Here are a few examples:

  • They are becoming more and more popular as people are looking for ways to save energy.

  • They are becoming more affordable, making them a more accessible option for many people.

  • They are becoming more reliable, making them a better choice for homes and businesses.

Electric Water Heater Maintenance

Just like any other appliance, electric water heaters require regular maintenance to keep them running in optimum condition. Here are a few things you can do to maintain your electric water heater:

  • Flush and clean them once a year to remove any sediment or mineral build-up.

  • Have them inspected for leaks and corrosion once a year.

  • Have their thermostats tested to make sure they are working properly.

  • Check for proper installation and connections.

If you are having problems with your electric water heater, there are a few things you can do to try to fix it:

  • Reset by flipping the circuit breaker or switch.

  • Repair by replacing the heating element.

  • Replace if they are beyond repair.

When to Repair or Replace an Electric Water Heater

Most electric water heaters last for 8-10 years, but there are a few things you can do to help them last longer. Here are a few signs that it is time to repair or replace your electric water heater:

  • Leaking water

  • Making noise

  • Not heating water properly

  • Over 10 years old.

  • Needs to be reset often.

  • Not working at all.

If you are considering repairing or replacing your electric water heater, it is important to consult with a professional to get the best advice for your needs. Electric water heaters are a necessary part of most homes and businesses, so it is important to make sure you choose the right one for your needs. Electric water heaters have come a long way in recent years, so be sure to compare different models to find one that has the features you are looking for.

Why You Should Call 1-800-Plumber +Air of Plymouth

If you're in need of a plumbing professional, our team at 1-800-Plumber +Air of Plymouth is here to help. We have years of experience and are licensed and insured for your protection. Plus, we offer same-day service and satisfaction guarantees on all of our work. So if you're experiencing any kind of plumbing issue - from a leaky faucet to a full-blown water main break - don't hesitate to give us a call. We'll be happy to take care of everything for you! Contact Us today!

Apart from the services we offer, there's a lot that makes us stand out from the rest of the pack. First, we listen! We strive to give our customers exceptional service, which includes listening to your needs. Our technicians will listen and come up with a practical and lasting solution. We encourage our clients to ask questions whenever they need clarification. We also ensure we explain our proposals thoroughly and keep you informed every step of the way. So give us a call today!

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Do I have to replace my water heater? Can I do it myself?

The only person that can truly diagnose whether it's time to replace or repair your water heater is a licensed and professional plumber. If your tank is older than 10 years, it may definitely be time to replace it, or if you're seeing any of the dangerous warning signs from above. However, let the professional be the judge of that, because maybe you just need a bit of maintenance to get the tank to last a bit longer.

We don't recommend doing any kind of maintenance or replacement for your hot water heater. Hot water heaters have policies and codes that need to be followed when installing them within your home, and the only people who can follow these are plumbers who have been trained and are licensed to do this. It is dangerous to try to replace a water heater on your own because of the issues that can happen if something goes wrong. This can be a fatal situation, so please call us at 1-800-Plumber +Air of Plymouth, or your local plumber to help you replace your hot water heater.

How to make a hot water heater last longer

Don't try to make your hot water heater last longer than 10-12 years. Anything longer than that can be dangerous. However, you can prolong the life of your hot water heater if you get yearly regular maintenance. A professional plumber can come to your home and flush the sediment from the tank. This will keep the tank clean and running smoothly for as long as those 12 years mentioned above. Remember to call a professional to help you with any part of your hot water heater.

Call us at 1-800-Plumber +Air of Plymouth

Need your hot water heater repaired or replaced or maintenanced? Call us today! We have licensed, insured professionals ready to help you 24/7. We can help you and let you know your options and what's best for the safety of you and your home.


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