Water Heater Installation, Maintenance, and Repair in Seattle

At Puget Sound Plumbing and Heating, we want to save you money by offering the most efficient water heaters on the market. When it comes to water heater installation for your Seattle, WA home or business, we typically recommend gas water heaters from Bradford White, electric water heaters from Ruud, and tankless water heaters from Eternal Hybrid. Installing a tankless water heater is not only good for the environment, but it’s also good for your wallet because it only heats water when you need it. Though we would be happy to install whichever water heater you choose, we promote these specific manufacturers because of their reputations for producing high-efficiency water heaters that are backed by dependability and some of the best warranties in the industry.

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Lower Your Utility Bills with Proper Water Heater Maintenance

We want to offer our customers the most sound advice when it comes to buying and maintaining your water heater, especially since heating water accounts for about 18% of your home’s energy use. Whether you go with gas, electric, or tankless, proper water heater maintenance is a surefire way to better water quality, maximum performance, and a longer lifespan, all while saving you money. Here are some water heater maintenance tips to help lower your utility bills:

  • Adjust the thermostat – There aren’t many circumstances where you will need to be using your water heater at full heat, so try turning your model’s thermostat down a few degrees to help reduce your energy consumption.
  • Drain/flush tank – Over time, your water heater will build up with sediment, forcing your system to work harder than it needs to. To fix this problem, you should get your water heater flushed and drained yearly to ensure maximum efficiency.
  • Insulate heater – Proper insulation will ensure that your water heater does not lose heat, which will allow your water heater not to overwork itself. Taking some pressure off your device will pay for itself, trust us.
  • Fix leaks – If there’s water build-up around the bottom of your tank, you’ll want to get in contact with one of our licensed professionals as soon as possible. Plumbing leaks are not only dangerous but also a vast energy drainer that can end up costing you a fortune if left unattended.

Signs Your Water Heater Needs Maintenance or Repair

Like any other high-demand machine, water heaters slowly depreciate over time. That’s why it’s essential to recognize the signs associated with a water heater that may need some extra attention. Here’s what to look out for:

  • Leaking tank
  • Rusty/foul smelling water
  • Abnormal noises
  • Always running out of hot water
  • Low water pressure
  • Old age

Water heaters that are correctly maintenanced typically last for around 10-15 years. If you are within this mark and your water heater is exhibiting problems, there is a good chance you will end up having to replace your old model rather than getting it maintenanced or repaired. In reality, no matter how well you care for your old water heater, upgrading to a newer model is your best bet when it comes to safety and efficiency. At Puget Sound Plumbing and Heating, we understand you can’t always plan for the unexpected. That’s why we offer unbeatable warranties and financing options for all your water heater installation needs in Seattle, WA and surrounding areas in the Puget Sound Region.

Save Money by Installing a High Efficiency Water Heater

  • Gas water heaters from Bradford White
  • Electric water heaters from Ruud
  • Tankless water heaters from Eternal Hybrid

Replacing Your Water Heater’s Temperature & Pressure Valves

Your water heater’s temperature and pressure-relief valve should be tested at least once a year and replaced every three years to ensure your water heater is running safely and effectively. This valve is put into place to prevent your hot water heater from building up too much pressure and potentially exploding. If you find that your valve is leaking, water heater maintenance will probably be necessary. Water discharge around your temperature and pressure valve is a sign that your valve is fulfilling its role as a water heater safety device, letting you know that something has caused your water heater to reach a temperature that exceeds the safe limit. Contact our professional plumbers to address this issue and find out if your temperature and pressure valve needs replacing.

The Importance of Hiring a Professional Plumber

At Puget Sound Plumbing and Heating, we guarantee that our employees are well-trained and ready to help you with any of your water heater installation, maintenance, and repair concerns in the Seattle area. We are focused on delivering unbeatable work and experience the first time, which is why we can confidently offer lifetime warranties on water heater parts and labor (10 years on the tank). We want the best for our customers, which is why we think licensed plumbers are the only way to go for reasons like:

  • Adequate training, schooling, and experience
  • Access to professional equipment and the latest technology
  • Up-to-date on safety codes
  • Guaranteed fix backed by lifetime warranties
  • Capable of finding the root problem to your plumbing issues

Tankless with 98%+ Efficiency

For those of you who want the most efficient water heater on the market, the Eternal Hybrid has the highest efficiency at 98-99%.

It simply doesn’t get any better than this. A 2-gallon buffer tank makes sure that you have instant hot water all the time.

24/7 Emergency Water Heater Repair for Seattle Residents

We find that many people are prone to cutting corners when it comes to plumbing, and we’re here to say that even though following a DIY video on YouTube might seem like an easy, cheap fix, you will likely end up costing yourself more money in the long run without a professional’s help. Plus, with our emergency services available 24/7, you can rely on our team of plumbers to be there when you need us most. Our company is a family-operated, locally-owned, fully-licensed business that provides outstanding heater installation, maintenance, and repair in the Seattle, WA area. Contact our local plumbers today for exemplary service, every time, and be sure to ask about our financing options!

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For over 20 years, Puget Sound Plumbing and Heating has served homeowners and business owners in Seattle, WA, and the surrounding areas. We offer exceptional heating, cooling, and plumbing services, all performed by our fully licensed plumbers.

We’re family operated and locally owned, and we strive to provide superior services at affordable prices. Our customers are our top priority, so we’re available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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