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Choosing the Right Water Heater for Your Home

Traditional, tankless and indirect-fired water heaters for your Massachusetts home.

water heater options Norfolk, ma How much energy does the average U.S. household use to heat its water? Believe it or not, according to the U.S. Department of Energy, the answer is close to 20 percent of home energy usage!

That’s a significant proportion of your energy, but hot water is also a significant part of your life. Without it, you can’t effectively wash dishes, do laundry or bathe yourself. If your home’s water heater has ever failed suddenly, you can attest that life gets a lot less convenient.

In Bristol, Worcester, Middlesex and Norfolk counties, Tom Fricker technicians handle a considerable number of water heater installations each year. We can answer some of the most pressing questions homeowners have when looking for the right hot water system.

What are the different types of water heaters?

Three of the most common water heater types we install are:

What should you consider when choosing a new water heater?

Whatever type of hot water system you choose, it’s crucial that your new appliance can handle your home’s needs. Here are some factors to consider:

Is your water heater near the end of its lifespan?

The average lifespan for a storage-tank water heater is about 10 to 15 years. (On-demand water heaters can last 20 years or more.) Regularly flushing your tank and arranging regular water heater maintenance help your system last as long as possible. But it’s vital to look out for warning signs that your water heater is failing. These can include:

Get in touch with us now if you suspect you need a water heater replacement. If you wait until your current unit fails, you’ll be without hot water while we work to secure new equipment.

TF Complete Heating & Cooling can help you find your home’s ideal water heater. Contact us today to get started!

mail Contact us today to schedule a routine maintenance visit. If you need an emergency repair, please call our office right away at 508-507-6702, and we will get to your home as soon as we can.