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Leaking water heaters can cause extensive water damage

Whether you will soon need a new water heater because yours is on borrowed time or you are looking into water heaters because you need features or a capacity your current one doesn’t offer, there are some things you should know about how to plan so that the day your new water heater is installed goes smoothly.

1.  Plan for the Expense– Discuss the cost involved with your plumber so that you can begin budgeting for the water heater that will best suit your needs. Your goal is to have the funds ready and have had time to determine which model has the efficiency, capacity, and features you really need.

2.  Plan the Timing– If your water heater is on its last legs, it is better not to wait until it fails to have it replaced. Leaking water heaters can cause extensive water damage that can run you even more money than the replacement itself.

3.  Plan Access– Most water heaters are in a location that makes them easy to replace. If that is not the case for yours, plan ahead for how your plumber will be able to access it. You should also have a plan in place for installation day because you’ll be without hot water for a while.

Here at On-Deck Plumbing, we are happy to discuss ways you can plan for the replacement or installation of a water heater at your home. We’ll discuss the models available, so you can choose the right one for your needs. We can also assess your current water heater, so you’ll have an idea of how soon you should consider replacing it. Call today to learn more.